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Lung cancer: Killing tumors without chemo

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October 17, 2013
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Lung cancer is the leading cancer killer in both men and women in the United States. In fact, more people die from lung cancer than colon, breast, and prostate cancers combined! The common course of action is surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy.


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