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With Lung Cancer, Quitters Do Better Than Smokers

Posted Oct 11 2012 2:09pm

Younger people with advanced lung cancer who quit smoking more than a year before their diagnosis survive longer than those who continue smoking, according to a new study.

A man smokes a cigarette in Los Angeles, California, May 31, 2012. Californians will vote next week on Proposition 29, which would increase the tax on a pack of cigarettes by $1.00 .REUTERS/Jonathan Alcorn

Source: Reuters Health
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Lung Cancer , Quitting Smoking , Smoking
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