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Nonsmoking women are more prone to cancer

February 12 2007

Over 20% of people suffering from lung cancer never smoked, are these studies conducted in the United States.

The highest susceptibility to illness, allegedly specialists from Stanford University, found among nonsmoking women.

The study analyzed the health of more than a million residents of the United States and Sweden. Scientists at the same time deny that among smokers, the risk of disease is much higher.

It is not necessary to treat only one side of the issue, calling the lung, a disease of smokers, say the researchers.

Head of research group said they needed more detailed study of the factors that can cause lung cancer, as well as to abandon the myth of the "disease of smokers, because of which many are afraid to go to the doctors. Tells

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