The study found that lung cancer incidence rates went down 2.6 percent per year among men and 1.1 percent per year among women. The fastest drop was among adults aged 35-44 years, decreasing 6.5 percent per year among men and 5.8 percent per year among women. Lung cancer incidence rates decreased more rapidly among men than among women in all age groups.
Lung Cancer is the leading cause of cancer death and second most commonly diagnosed cancer among both men and women in the United States. Most lung cancers are attributable to cigarette smoking & secondhand smoke.
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