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Air Pollution

The latest research made at Sir Gangaram Hospital in India, reveals that today children are   exposed to toxic air right after birth. That leads to the increase of lung cancer among non-smokers and women.

  According to the data of the Lung Care Foundation, 50% of people, who have a lung cancer, are non-smokers. The study took 6 years (2012-2018) to research 150 lung cancer patients. It was also disclosed that 70% of these people were less than 50 years old and they didn’t ever smoke.  

Pollution and lung cancer

An oncologist and a chairman of the hospital, Dr. Arvind Kumar, assures that today the air we breath e c ontains the same element as cigarette smoke. This element is...

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