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Definition of "lung-cancer" []

  • A disease caused by a malignant tumour growing in the lung (noun)

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Use "lung-cancer" in a sentence
  • "These back-to-back episodes find stage 4 lung-cancer victim Stephanie Forrester Susan Flannery roaming L.A.'s Skid Row in search of a young woman who has possession of her heirloom scarf."
  • "The overall cancer-death rate has declined by an average of 1.6% per year from 2003 to 2007, the most recent year available in the report, including a 2.5% drop in lung-cancer deaths among men and a 0.9% decline in women."
  • "A decline in overall cancer deaths began in the early 1990s and was partly attributed to a decrease in the number of lung-cancer deaths among men."
  • "Researchers have been waiting for a similar drop in lung-cancer deaths among women, which was shown in the latest cancer report."