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What you need to know about lung cancer.

What you need to know about lung cancer.

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Published by National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute in [Bethesda, MD] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lungs -- Cancer -- United States.,
  • Cancer -- Research -- United States.,
  • Lung Neoplasms -- popular works.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesLung cancer.
    Genrepopular works.
    SeriesNIH publication -- no. 99-1553.
    ContributionsNational Cancer Institute (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination18 p. :
    Number of Pages18
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17702613M

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Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle. Read, write reviews and more What you need to know about lung cancer. [Bethesda, MD]: U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, National Institutes of Health, [] (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: National Institutes of Health (U.S.) OCLC Genre/Form: Popular Work: Additional Physical Format: Online version: What you need to know about lung cancer.

[Bethesda, MD]: National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute, []   Franking Speaking About Cancer: Lung Cancer: What you need to know. Cancer Support Community. Publisher Description. This fact sheet provides an overview of lung cancer diagnosis, treatment and how to cope.

GENRE. Professional & Technical. RELEASED. March 1 LANGUAGE. English. LENGTH. Pages The American Lung Association is committed to defeating lung cancer and supporting those affected by this disease.

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