Despite significant progress in diagnosis and treatment, lung cancer remains a disease with significant economic and health burdens. Globally, the latest data from the WHO World Cancer Report indicate that there were an estimated 1.8 million lung cancer deaths (20% of total cancer deaths) in 2012, making it the leading cause of cancer death in men in 87 countries and women in 26 countries .
|Original language||English (US)|
|Title of host publication||Interventions in Pulmonary Medicine|
|Publisher||Springer International Publishing|
|Number of pages||10|
|State||Published - Jan 1 2017|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)