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Lung Cancer Is Officially No Longer Just a ‘Smoker’s Disease’ — Health Check
Lung Cancer Is Officially No Longer Just a ‘Smoker’s Disease’ — Health Check
While most cases of lung cancer occur in smokers, nearly 20 percent of cases strike those who’ve never touched a cigarette. When it comes down to the facts, 32,000 nonsmoking Americans die from lung cancer every year — so many that experts say it’s time to stop calling it “the smoker’s disease.”