Letter to the Editor

Role of Smoking in Lung Cancer in United States


Role of Smoking in Lung Cancer in United States

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KHAZAEI S, MOHAMMADIAN-HAFSHEJANI A, SALEHINIYA H. Role of Smoking in Lung Cancer in United States. Iran J Public Health. 2016;45(9):1245-1246.