"As a follow-up to my recent piece on the sudden increase in lung cancer cases in the USA I wish to offer FORCES readers a look at the big picture on smoking and lung cancer. A look at the plain figures on smoking and lung cancer since 1950 punctures the myth that smoking is the ’cause’ of or even the major influence on lung cancer."

Søren Højbjerg recently noted growing lung cancer incidence estimates, for California, as for the United States as a whole. While the most recent increase estimates are historically remarkable the trend to more lung cancer over time, even as the proportion of smokers has declined, and cigarette sales have stagnated, has continued over long duration.

Please click the link below for this illuminating analysis.



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