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Lung cancer replaced breast cancer as the leading cause of cancer death around 1985 due to targeted marketing and increased smoking by women after World War II.

Source:  Barrows R. (1997) Smoking Cessation. Ambulatory Care Syllabus. Columbia University: New York, NY. (http://www.cpmc.columbia.edu /whichis/private/aim/04SMOKE.html)


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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), which includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema, kills about 81,000 people each year; cigarette smoking is responsible for more than 65,000 of these deaths.
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