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Great American Smokeout is Thursday

American Cancer Society: ‘Let’s finish the fight against lung cancer and tobacco’

November 17, 2013
Messenger News

It can be hard to remember a time when smoking was accepted nearly everywhere - in homes, businesses, and restaurants. Since the 1950s, Society funded-research has helped scientists understand the role of tobacco in cancer. In 1952, our landmark Hammond-Horn study confirmed that a smoker was at nine times the risk for lung cancer than a nonsmoker.



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