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Lung cancer rate increasing among women

Lung cancer rate increasing among women

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Historically, men get affected by lung cancer more than women. However, one type of lung cancer, adenocarcinoma seems to be affecting the women more. Even though it is been said that smoking increases the chances of getting lung cancer, the pattern is not yet proved completely. 10% men and 15% women who never smoked also get lung cancer and women could be more at risk to the non-smoking- related cancers.

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