Lung cancer is a type of cancer that begins in the lungs and is considered as one of the most leading causes of cancer deaths worldwide. People who smoke are most likely at the highest risks of lung cancer. However, those who don’t smoke can also be targeted by this disease. The risk of lung cancer tends to accelerate with the length of time and the amount of carbon monoxide one has inhaled!
In this video, our Thoracic Care Expert, Dr. Arvind Kumar mentions how 50% of the patients with lung cancer are non-smokers, but have a history of passive smoking or are breathing in an extremely polluted environment. Watch this video to understand the 2 main reasons behind the cause of lung cancer and how there are chances of an increase in the number of its cases.
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0:10 2 Main Reasons for Lung Cancer
0:25 Back in History
0:40 Lung Cancer started after industrialization & Smoking
1:00 Today 50% of the patients are smokers
1:43 Prediction for lung cancer in next 10 years
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