Canadians living with lung cancer are too often stigmatized

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Canadians living with lung cancer are too often stigmatized

Toronto, ON, July 7, 2010 – Canadian lung cancer patients are likely to suffer significant stigma due to the disease's link to smoking, a connection that may impact the care and treatment patients receive. According to a 16-country survey carried out by Ipsos MORI on behalf of The Global Lung Cancer Coalition, one in five Canadians admit feeling less sympathetic towards lung cancer sufferers because of its known association with smoking cigarettes and other tobacco products!

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