Is lung cancer a women's health issue? Every year since 1987, lung cancer has killed more women than breast cancer. 90% of all lung cancers are caused by tobacco products. Women are targetted by the tobacco industry: Virginia Slims, Misty, Capri, women's tennis sponsorships.
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ACS: Women and Smoking
Features information and details about the increased risk for women to develop various cancers.
Lung Cancer Risk Greater for Women
Women who smoke the same amount as men are twice as likely to get lung cancer.
Tobacco Product Carcinogens Cause More Damage to Women
Recent research confirms that cigarettes cause more lung cancer in women.
Last update:October 7, 2015 at 5:15:05 UTC