Tobacco smoking, exposure to radon, asbestos, air pollution and genetics
In the U.S 1,685,210 cases are diagnosed each year.
In NC the rate is 68.5 cases.
Radiation: use high energy X-rays on a tumor to destroy it
Chemotherapy: drugs taken over time to kill cancer cells
-Radiation costs around 25,508
-Surgery costs around 19,145
Avoid secondhand smoke
Avoid radon gas exposure
Know your family history of the disease