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3Novices:Air pollution suspected for sharp rise in China lung cancer rate

China has seen a sharp rise in the incidence of lung cancer in the past 10 to 15 years, with long-term exposure to air pollution a possible culprit, state media reported.
Experts with the China Academy of Medical Sciences said lung cancer was rising rapidly in groups not normally susceptible to the disease, including women and non-smokers, suggesting that smoking was not responsible for the increase, the China Daily said.
An estimated 300 million Chinese people are smokers, but the paper said…
August 11, 2017 at 12:34PM http://ift.tt/2uw3FK3
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