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Louisiana buildings need asbestos maintenance

It is more likely for a resident of Louisiana to be diagnosed with lung cancer than people in nearly every other state in the country. The last few decades have yielded a lot of claims into the causes, such as the chemical plants that steam along the lower Mississippi River Valley and the shipbreaking yards along the Gulf Coast.

Nonsmokers at greater risk of lung cancer

Perhaps few types of cancer carry as much stigma as lung cancer. If doctors have diagnosed you with lung cancer, chances are you have heard comments from ill-informed people implying that you got what you deserved for smoking cigarettes. While you may not have been looking for sympathy, you certainly did not expect accusations, especially if you never smoked.