How many lung cancer patients continue to smoke?

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Many patients diagnosed with lung cancer — as well as their family caregivers — continue to smoke even though doing so may jeopardize their recovery and long-term health outcome, says a study sponsored by the U.S. National Cancer Institute. Researchers report that nearly one in five recently diagnosed lung cancer patients continues to light up…

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