Lung cancer and baby boomers - what's the connection?

December 05, 2012

The popularity of smoking in the 1950s and 60s created a generation of smokers. For many baby boomers, cigarette smoke exposure has led to health problems in their later years. Even if boomers are able to kick the habit – or even if they never smoked at all – they still may be at risk of lung cancer.

Rachel Sanborn, M.D., thoracic oncologist and co-director of Providence Thoracic Oncology Program, explains why baby boomers are affected.

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