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    Vital Statistics: Women and Lung Cancer - From article in Washington Post, 10/27/1998.

    Smoking Takes Harsh Toll on Women - "Few Americans see lung cancer as a women's health problem. But it is one of the deadliest risks for female smokers, and even for women who stopped smoking 10, 20 or even 30 years ago." Lung Cancer Links - Cancer News on the Net® is an Internet publication dedicated to bringing patients and their families the latest information on cancer diagnosis and treatment.

    Faces of Lung Cancer - To build public awareness of lung cancer, four national cancer organizations are uniting to launch a nationwide lung cancer awareness campaign. The goals of the campaign are to promote better diagnosis and treatment of the disease, increase research funding, and publicize medical advances and support services that can help reduce the deaths and suffering associated with lung cancer.

    Young Woman Dies of Adenocarcinoma of the Lungs - Shows the fragility of life once smoking begins. Sometimes there is no turning back with lung cancer. This is a personal story about Cynthia Paten, who reached middle age at age 23.

    In Memoriam: Maggie Geib - Are you or a loved one suffering from terminal cancer? This page contains some pertinent poems and commentary about what it means to be sick and to die well.

    Lung Cancer and Women - FAQ answers questions like: how common is long cancer in women? Can I develop lung cancer if I don't smoke? What is my risk for lung cancer if I smoke?

    Women in Study More Susceptible to Lung Cancer - A report in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute gives weight to an unproven theory that women may be more vulnerable than men to the cancer-causing substances in tobacco smoke.

    American Lung Association Fact Sheet: Women and Smoking - In 1987, lung cancer surpassed breast cancer as the leading cause of cancer deaths among women in the United States.

    Record Toll of Women Killed by Lung Cancer - For 20 years, breast cancer fears have been the more dominant among women, but lung cancer is now the bigger killer; this article explains.

    Good Housekeeping: Women and Lung Cancer - Lung cancer is catching up with more and more women. The disease, which is fatal for 86 percent of its victims within five years of a diagnosis, is now the leading cause of cancer death among women. Good Housekeeping article.

    Lung Cancer Risk Greater for Women - Women who smoke the same amount as men are twice as likely to get lung cancer.

    Women and Lung Cancer - The facts from a comprehensive, peer reviewed lung cancer resource sponsored by the Oncology Nursing Society and Cancer Care, Inc.

    Women Risk Lung Cancer More - Recent research; CT scans of about 500 men and 500 women, none of whom had any symptoms of lung cancer, revealed small tumors in the lungs of 19 women and 10 men.

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