SESSION TITLE: Lung Cancer II
SESSION TYPE: Original Investigation Poster
PRESENTED ON: Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
PURPOSE: Introduction Although smoking is the major risk factor for lung cancer worldwide, approximately 1.5% of annual lung cancer deaths are attributed to exposure to carcinogens from indoor solid fuel use. Biomass fuels is classified as a probable carcinogen. However, data on the magnitude of lung cancer risk associated with biomass cooking fuel smoke are limited. Purpose To estimate the risk of lung cancer in patients exposed to biomass cooking fuel smoke.