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Cancer Study Funded by Cigarette Company

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Cancer Study Funded by Cigarette Company

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Cancer Study Funded by Cigarette Company

Cancer Study Funded by Cigarette Company

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A study on lung cancer says CT scans can dramatically reduce deaths by 80 percent. After the findings were published , however, it became clear that the research was funded by a cigarette company. Alex Chadwick talks to New York Times reporter Gardiner Harris about his article, which exposed the funding scandal.

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