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Female lung cancer on the increase in Sweden:

This article was originally published in Clinica

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The incidence of lung cancer in Swedish women is growing by 4% each year, while male lung cancer is now falling by around 0.6%, according to the latest report from Sweden's Cancer Registry. The report shows that the number of new cases of breast cancer increased by 1.7% annually during the decade up to 1995. Malignant melanoma and other skin cancers have shown a large increase in both sexes, at 3.8% over the 20 years to 1995 for men and 2.8% for women.

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