Some types of cancer are more common than others. At least, this is what statistical data shows. It is worth learning more about the most common types of cancer so that you can take adequate measures for prevention.
Lung cancer is the most common cancer in the United States and in many countries worldwide. It has been estimated that over 220,000 people will be diagnosed with this condition in 2010 alone. The disease will cost the life of over 157,000 sufferers. Apart from being common, this condition is highly lethal as well What is important is that the major cause of lung cancer has been identified. Smoking is responsible for over 85% of all cases of this type of cancer. For this reason, nonsmoking is the most effective way for prevention.