New York Daily News - "The Daily Checkup: Reducing Lung Cancer Depends On Cutting Smoking and Exposure to It"
One of the most common cancers in this country, lung cancer will affect one in 13 men and one in 16 women in the course of a lifetime. “Lung cancer is the abnormal uncontrolled growth of cells in the lung, which then start invading other tissues,” says Dr. Juan Wisnivesky from Mount Sinai School of Medicine. “About 90 percent of lung cancers are related to smoking, though the number of nonsmokers affected is on the rise.” Lung cancer is the main cause of cancer death in men and women in the United States. Learn more