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What is the rate of incidence for non-small cell cancer?

Non-small cell cancers make up 85-87 percent of all lung cancer diagnoses. Lung cancer is most common cause of cancer death. So the incidence of non-small cell cancers is relatively high among cancer deaths. Approximately 10 percent of people who smoke will get lung cancer.

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