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Lung Cancer Blog: Lung Cancer Is More Funding

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Feb 6, 2006

Lung Cancer Is More Funding

Lung Cancer Is More Funding
Lung cancer is the biggest cancer killer in the United Kigdom. Despite this grim fact, sufferers of Lung cancer are still not getting the care and attention they deserve, as per campaigners. Lung cancer activists are asking the government to do more lung cancer patients.

A recent study done by the Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation and Macmillan Cancer Relief showed that more than 38,000 people die from lung cancer each year in the UK. This makes lung cancer the biggest cancer killer. Despite these facts lung cancer receives just 4% of the national cancer research budget.

Lung cancer activists say the stigma linked to lung cancer, "smokers' caused this disease to themselves" means patients do not get the best support and information they need.

Everyone should remember that according to figures, one in 10 lung cancer cases are diagnosed in people who have never smoked.


Peter Cardy, chief executive of Macmillan Cancer Relief, added: "Lung cancer has been the poor relation for far too long and it's time to ensure patients get the care that they deserve.

Scott      



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Prostate cancer blog: Prostate cancer is the most common cancer among American men. American Cancer Society estimates that over 230,000 new cases of prostate cancer occur in the United state every year. This important blog about prostate cancer is run by Mark and other bloggers. This blog brings news, stories, and other personal observations related to prostate cancer.

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Lung cancer
We engage a never-ending daily struggle to understand and defeat the hidden mysteries of cancer. This is a long and laborious fight, but some moments stand out as grim reminders of the severity of the problem and ruthlessness of the enemy. We recently heard about the sad demise of Peter Jennings, who was the news anchor of ABC News for a long time.

Lung Cancer Blog: Lung Cancer Is More Funding

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