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Lung Cancer on the Decline, but Still Higher Among Men than Women

Key clinical point: Men are still experiencing more lung cancer than are women.

Major finding: In 2016, lung cancer incidence was 40% higher among men.

Study details: The U.S. Cancer Statistics Database for 2007-2016 covers 95% of the U.S. population.

Disclosures: The Centers of Disease Control and Prevention conducted the study.