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Lung cancer: an update on current diagnostic techniques and treatment.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15835335     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
National Clinical published Lung cancer is the second most commonly diagnosed cancer in the UK. In 2000 there were 38,410 new cases, accounting for 14 per cent of all cancers diagnosed (Cancer Research UK, 2004). While the incidence of lung cancer is less than that for breast cancer, lung cancer deaths account for more than one-fifth of all cancer deaths. In 2002 this amounted to 33,600 lung cancer deaths, or 22 per cent of all cancer deaths (Cancer Research UK, 2004).
Liz Darlison
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Nursing times     Volume:  101     ISSN:  0954-7762     ISO Abbreviation:  Nurs Times     Publication Date:    2005 Apr 5-11
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-04-19     Completed Date:  2005-06-09     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0423236     Medline TA:  Nurs Times     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  42-4, 46     Citation Subset:  N    
The University Hospitals of Leicester.
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MeSH Terms
Great Britain / epidemiology
Lung Neoplasms / diagnosis*,  epidemiology,  therapy*
Nursing Assessment / methods,  organization & administration
Oncologic Nursing / methods,  organization & administration
Patient Care Team / organization & administration
Referral and Consultation / statistics & numerical data

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