Air pollution, traditional cooking over an open fire, or genetic mutations–there are many contributory factors that may cause lung cancer, particularly in young non-smoking women in Asia. Ms. Ming Zhang* is one of those affected. She has benefited not only from an early diagnosis of lung nodules, but also from a minimally invasive procedure that can locate and remove tumors in a single step.
* Not the subject's real name
 Team NLSTR. Results of initial low-dose computed tomographic screening for lung cancer. N Engl J Med. (2013) 2013:1980–91. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1209120.
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