Lung Cancer More Common in COPD Patients, Japanese Study Finds

Lung Cancer More Common in COPD Patients, Japanese Study Finds

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Lung Cancer More Common in COPD Patients, Japanese Study Finds

Although lung cancer development is unpredictable, patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) appear more likely to have the cancer and a worse prognosis compared with the general population, a Japanese study has found. Annual computed tomography (CT) screens may help with the early detection and treatment of this type of cancer in COPD patients, researchers noted.  The study, “The Incidence and Risk Analysis of Lung Cancer Development in Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease:…

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