Dr. Henschke shares if more women are dying from lung cancer than in the past.
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Are more women dying from lung cancer than in the past? We know some of the things that give you increased chances of having lung cancer. So, radon exposure, or too much radiation exposure, is one of those; asbestos, being exposed to asbestos fibers, is another risk factor. The other chemicals, there are a variety of chemicals and the association maybe clearer cut for some and not so clear for the other. So if you are working in one of those chemical industries, you should really ask