Lung cancer rates on the rise in women, non-smokers
Syracuse (WSYR-TV) -- Lung cancer rates are rising among women and people who have never smoked, according to a new study.
A study from France finds non-smokers make up nearly 12 percent of lung cancer cases – up from eight percent in 2000. The percentage of women with lung cancer has also jumped from 16 percent to 24.5 percent.
The researchers also say that there’s been an increase in the number of people diagnosed with late stage lung cancer.
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