35,000 die each year from lung cancer

The total number of UK lung cancer deaths stands at almost 35,000 per year, new figures from Cancer Research UK show. A total of 19,410 men and 15,449 women died from the disease in 2010.

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Lung cancer rise in women

Rates of lung cancer are continuing to rise in British women, with more than 18,000 cases diagnosed in 2009, according to new figures from Cancer Research UK.