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What percentage of smokers gets lung cancer?

Since the total number of cancer deaths was approximately the same, the increase in the percentage means that each year, every year, women are experiencing approximately 20,000 additional deaths from lung cancer. The increase in breast and lung cancer in women is directly related to the fact that women started smoking a great deal more about twenty years ago. Because of this increased smoking, women are fast becoming almost equal to men in aging and cancer deaths. So, it's horrible but true, "You've come a long way, baby," as the Virginia Slims ad says so ironically. For men, the percentage of cancer deaths caused by smoking seems to have peaked and has started to recede in parallel with the decline in smoking in men from its peak twenty-five years ago. Unfortunately, for women in the United States, the peak from smoking, and therefore suffering and dying from lung cancer, still lies ahead.

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