Higher Risk for Lung Cancer Seen Among Heavy Smokers Diagnosed With Pneumonia

A new study led by researchers at Tel Aviv University (TAU) and Rabin Medical Center in Israel suggests that screening heavy smokers who have been admitted to the hospital with pneumonia could facilitate the early diagnosis of lung cancer, helping to reduce mortality. The study was published in the American Journal of Medicine, and is titled “High Lung Cancer Incidence in Heavy Smokers Following Hospitalization…

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