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BRONCHOGENIC CARCINOMA IN SAN DIEGO COUNTY—Relation of Mortality Rates to Findings in Mass Chest X-Ray Survey

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Abstract

Nearly half the population of San Diego County was examined by chest x-ray for bronchogenic carcinoma. The disease was correctly diagnosed in 20 persons, of whom 17 died. Twenty-four others in whom it was not detected in survey films died of the disease in the following two years.

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