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Clinical Summary

Cardiovascular disease linked to higher risk for lung cancer

Miriam Davis, PhD   |   26 October 2022

Background

  • Several epidemiological studies suggested a link between cardiovascular disease (CVD) and lung cancer development, but they were methodologically flawed.

Takeaway

  • A new more rigorous study found that CVD is associated with 67% higher risk for lung cancer onset and 95% higher risk for lung cancer death. The study was a...

          

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