Acta Scientific Women's Health (ASWH)(ISSN: 2582-3205)

Mini Review Volume 4 Issue 7

Lung Cancer in Asian Women

Kanakeswary Karisnan* and Sellaiah Sithambaram

Faculty of Medicine, QUEST International University, Ipoh, Malaysia

*Corresponding Author: Kanakeswary Karisnan, Faculty of Medicine, QUEST International University, Ipoh, Malaysia.

Received: May 25, 2022; Published: June 16, 2022


Lung cancer is an aggressive and heterogeneous disease. A global epidemic of lung cancer in women is sweeping the globe. Although cigarette smoking is the leading cause of lung cancer in both women and men, several studies have found significant gender differences. Lung cancer is becoming more common among nonsmokers, particularly Asian women. This mini review summarizes the epidemic of lung cancer in Asian women and the importance of screening with the use of low-dose CT for early detection and thus reduce lung cancer mortality rate.

Keywords:Lung cancer, women, non-smoker, screening, Low-dose CT


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Citation: Kanakeswary Karisnan and Sellaiah Sithambaram. “Lung Cancer in Asian Women". Acta Scientific Women's Health 4.7 (2022): 48-52.


Copyright: © 2022 Kanakeswary Karisnan and Sellaiah Sithambaram. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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