Susan Taylor Mayne, PhD, and colleagues have pointed out that lung cancer in nonsmokers is responsible for more deaths than cancer of the oral cavity and pharynx, larynx, esophagus, stomach, bone, testis or bladder, multiple myeloma or Hodgkins disease. (Mayne ST, PhD et al: Lung cancer in nonsmokers, Journal of the National Cancer Institute: January 5, 1994.) Previous studies, as well as this study, have shown that eating fruits and vegetables rich in beta-carotene did provide some protection to smokers. Next, the research team wants to see if the same protection can reduce the risk in nonsmoking men and women.
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