ICYMI, May 17, 2019

Published on May 17, 2019

Updated on November 1, 2019


How you can get lung cancer, even if you don't smoke

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How you can get lung cancer, even if you don’t smoke

SATURDAY, May 11, 2019 (Fox)—You don’t have to smoke to get lung cancer. In fact, as many as 20 percent of people with lung cancer have never smoked.

And many of those people are diagnosed with the disease when it’s at a stage where it’s incurable.

Cancer experts have set off some alarm bells after publishing a report in the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine that states an increasing number of non-smokers are being diagnosed with lung cancer.

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