Call for early cancer diagnosis in Czech Rep.

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Smoking is often cited as one of the major causes of lung cancer. However, during International Cancer Awareness Week, the health services here in the Czech Republic are eager to get across the message that the causes--and types--of the killer disease are much more diverse. Above all, during this week doctors are eager to educate the public as to the benefits of the early diagnosis of cancer.Peter Smith spoke to Prof. Pavel Klener, head of the First Internal Clinic Medical School here in Prague, as well as Vice-Rector of Charles University: