Third-hand smoke is the residue from cigarette smoke that stays on just about every surface exposed to that smoke. The smoke residue clings to hair and fabrics, including clothing, carpets, drapes, and furniture upholstery. Third hand smoke can cause serious health problems.
Don’t be fooled. E-cigarettes are addictive and contain cancer-causing chemicals.
Air pollution is a hot topic in the media. Here is what you need to know about the causes of air pollution and how it can increase the risk of cancer and other serious diseases in adults and children.
Many men and women without risk factors are diagnosed with lung cancer every year. Read more about the latest research on lung cancer screening.
Medicare and U.S. insurance companies will pay for lung cancer screening with low-dose CT scans (LDCT) for former heavy smokers. However, a careful review of the research indicates that this screening is unlikely to save the lives of Medicare patients. It may help save the lives of some patients ages 55-65, but may also harm some.
Lung cancer is the number one cause of cancer death among women in the United States. Learn more about how to prevent, detect, and treat lung cancer.