Stanford CARE February Community Health Talk: Lung Cancer in Non-smoking Asian American & Pacific Islander Females

February 22, 2022 | 12:00am - 12:00am

Why Asian American woman who never smoked tend to get lung cancer. More than half of all Asian American women with lung cancer in the United States do not smoke.

The phenomenon among Chinese is that lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death of Asian Woman, but nearly 90% of Chinese woman with lung caner have never smoked.

Join CARE’s February Community Health Talk with Dr. Scarlett Gomez and Dr. Iona Cheng from UCSF to review what we currently know about lung cancer in non-smoking Asian American and Pacific Islander females and ongoing research in this area.