90% of lung cancers can be avoided by eliminating tobacco use, new WHO report reveals

Launched on World No Tobacco Day, a new WHO/Europe report offers confirmation that tobacco use remains a public health issue of utmost importance. This is particularly true in the WHO European Region, which has the highest proportion of tobacco use in the world, with an estimated 209 million people (or 29%) smoking.

Source: WHO, http://www.euro.who.int/en/home