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Lung Cancer International
Volume 2013, Article ID 789057, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/789057
Research Article

Attitudes towards Lung Cancer Screening in an Australian High-Risk Population

Department of Thoracic Medicine, Concord Hospital, Hospital Road, Concord, NSW 2139, Australia

Received 31 January 2013; Accepted 17 June 2013

Academic Editor: Ladislav Tomasek

Copyright © 2013 Alexandra E. Flynn et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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