Lung and Bronchus

illustration of human lungsCancer of the lung and bronchus (hereafter, lung cancer)

is the second most common cancer among both men and women and is the leading
cause of cancer death in both sexes. Among men, age-adjusted lung cancer
incidence rates (per 100,000) range from a low of about 14 among American
Indians to a high of 117 among blacks, an eight-fold difference. Between these