Major Cause of Cancer Death in Women is Lung Cancer in Developed Countries
In a new report shows that lung cancer is major cause of death among women instead of breast cancer, due to change in smoking pattern among women worldwide. Four decades ago, women began smoking and the same pattern continues now in developed countries and it may get lead over breast cancer among women. Lung cancer has been the top cause of cancer deaths among men in western world for many years, and the top cause of cancer death for U.S. women for some years. Most of the time, disease is caused by smoking, but it takes 2 to 3 years to see lung cancer death, because lung cancer take very long time to develop. In many countries, breast cancer death rate is decreasing for the past few years. On the contrary, lung cancer death among women have been continued to increase. But, in the United States, death rate due to lung cancer has flattened off. In developing countries, lung cancer rates and deaths are increasing in coming years as more men and women take up smoking. Already in developed