Over the past decade or so, the risk of lung cancer has been increasing for women - it is now higher for women worldwide than it is for men. Let's examine why that may be.
The Alabama State Cancer Plan, for the past few decades, has focused solely on smoking cessation, anti-smoking campaigns, and screening services for "high-risk" individuals. Studies and current research suggests that this is not enough.
A basic overview of a proposed public health intervention to lower smoking and vaping behaviors, lower the overall lung cancer burden in South Alabama, and improve early detection of developing lung cancer (and therefore improve patient outcomes). This could be adapted to any area of the USA.