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What Do You Know About Lung Cancer?

Lung Cancer Quiz
Lung cancer is something that anyone who has ever smoked should know about. Take this quiz and find out how much you know or don't know about lung cancer.
1) Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in the United States.
True False  
2) Before the advent of cigarettes, lung cancer was an extremely rare disease.
True False  
3) Quitting smoking eliminates one's chance of getting lung cancer.
True False  
4) Smoking low-tar or "light" cigarettes somewhat decreases the chance of developing lung cancer.
True False  
5) Lung cancer, once diagnosed, is a highly curable disease.
True False  
6) Cigarettes are engineered to be addictive.
True False  
7) New study findings show that low-dose spiral CT scans can be used to screen for lung cancer and may increase the likelihood of surviving lung cancer.
True False  
8) If you are not a current smoker, you are not at risk for lung cancer.
True False  
9) If lung cancer among never smokers was considered as a separate cancer, it would rank as the 6th most common cancer in the United States.
True False  
10) If you quit smoking, you are no longer at risk for lung cancer.
True False  
11) Lung cancer kills more people each year than colon, breast, prostate, and pancreas cancer COMBINED.
True False  
12) In 2009, lung cancer research received more federal funding than breast, prostate, and colon cancer.
True False