Prevention and Screening
Lung Cancer: Risk Factors
Tobacco smoke and secondhand smoke are both risk factors for lung cancer. So is exposure to radon and asbestos.
What Can I Do If I’m At Risk for Lung Cancer?
Lung Cancer: Early Detection
Screening is the process of looking for cancer in people who don’t have symptoms. Your doctor may recommend screening if you have an increased risk for lung cancer. Screening can sometimes find cancer early, when it is likely to be easier to treat.