Where there’s smoke.
This massive effort to describe global trends in lung cancer incidence reveals, while the peak rates among men in almost all countries appear to be behind us, they have yet to be reached among women. This all mirrors, with a 20-30 year lag, global trends in smoking. Importantly, though, air pollution and occupational carcinogen exposure remain important contributors to successes in smoking cessation outpacing drops in lung cancer incidence. | Zhang, J Thorac Oncol 2021