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Girl, 8, is China's youngest lung cancer case

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An eight-year-old girl has become China's youngest lung cancer patient, reports said, with doctors blaming pollution as the direct cause of her illness. 

A woman and child wear masks to protect from the heavy smog in China's Jilin province on October 22, 2013

The girl, whose name was not given, lives near a major road in the eastern province of Jiangsu, said Xinhuanet, the website of China's official news agency.

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