Credit: National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
Lung Cancer Cases On the Rise in Non-Smokers, Study Suggests
Lung cancer rates areِ increasing among women andِ people whoِ haveِ never smoked, a newِ study finds.
The study foundِ non-smokers madeِ up 11.9 percent ofِ the lung cancer cases, upِ fromِ 7.9 percent inِ 2000.
Meanwhile, thisِ figure decreased inِ men, whileِ theِ rate ofِ male lung cancer patients whoِ hadِ never smoked increased, theِ researchers said.