Am I a candidate for this disease?

Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC)

  • A significant proportion of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients are never-smokers
  • In the United States, 10–15% of lung cancer patients are never-smokers
  • Non-smoker NSCLC patients are younger and more likely to be female
  • Risk Factors: Second hand smoking, Radon, Asbestos and other substances, Air pollution, Existing lung disease (emphysema, chronic bronchitis, TB, COPD), Family history, Personal history of cancer (esophageal, head or neck), Age, Occupation