Lung cancer occurs when abnormal cell growth takes place in the tissues of the lungs. In the United States, more people die from this type of cancer than from any other type. The most common cause is tobacco use, but harmful environment factors (such as asbestos) are also responsible.
Welcome to the Lung Cancer Health Channel by eMedTV. This page on the eMedTV site contains hundred of articles on the subject. From the types of lung cancer to the various causes to procedures used to help treat it (such as a lobectomy or pneumonectomy), this health channel has the information you need to better understand the condition, whether you have been newly diagnosed or are just seeking to learn more.
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