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Lung Cancer and Head and Neck Cancer 

Lung Cancer and Head and Neck Cancer
Lung Cancer and Head and Neck Cancer

Michelle A. Neben Wittich

and Katharine A. Price

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date: 19 October 2019

Approximately 233,000 new cases of prostate cancer occur annually in the United States. It is the most common cancer in US men and is the second leading cause of death from cancer in US men (29,000 deaths annually). Risk factors for prostate cancer include older age, race (African American), family history (first-degree relative), and possibly dietary fat. The lifetime probability of prostate cancer developing in a man is 1 in 6.

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