Lung Cancer Awareness Month held in November

(WTNH) — November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month.

It’s a disease not limited to just smokers.

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The CDC reports between 80% and 90% of lung cancers are connected to cigarette smokers. However, it can also be caused by second-hand smoke, a family history of the disease and exposure to certain air pollutants. These include asbestos, arsenic, radon and even diesel fumes.

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