Lung cancer is the second most common cancer in men and fifth most common cancer in men and women together. This cancer originates from the tissues lining the lungs and can spread to different parts of the body through blood and other cells.
According to information published by Cancer.India.org.in, the mean age for getting lung cancer is 54.6 years and the majority of lung cancer patients are above 65 years of age. The report also suggests that for lung cancer in India, males predominate with a male:female ratio of 4.5:1 and this ratio varies with age and smoking status.
HappyAging in association with Dr. Tushar Patil, a leading Oncologist from Pune, would like to share everyone one needs to understand about the disease.
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