People with COPD are at high risk of lung cancer, irrespective of their smoking status, new research suggests. Researchers from Korea, who followed nearly 340,000 individuals without a history of lung cancer for seven years, found that never smokers with COPD had over 2.6 times the incidence of lung cancer compared with never smokers without ...
COPD an independent risk factor for lung cancer
By Nicola Garrett
7 Apr 2020