Increase in deaths from lung cancer among women

Bad news for us women: the number of deaths due to lung cancer, our family takes throughout Europe. According to a study published online Wednesday in the journal Annals of Oncology. Researchers have used data from the World Health Organization (WHO) and the European Union (EU) on cancer fatalities in the period from 1970 to 2007 the number of deaths in 2011 to predict. Yes. ... But we were never started smoking like men ... They think that this year 1.3 million people in Europe die from cancer, a decrease of six percent in women and seven percent in men. The number of women dying of lung cancer increases, however, almost everywhere in Europe. This trend is similar to those in the United States, where the incidence of fatal lung cancer in women rose after it had happened earlier in men. The peak, according to cancer experts Carlo La Vecchia yet, because most European women until the late sixties and early seventies - much later than men - started smoking.