Dr. Lorraine Pelosof on the Growing Proportions of Non-Smokers With NSCLC

January 28, 2016
Lorraine Pelosof, MD, PhD

Lorraine Pelosof, MD, PhD, assistant professor of Hematology and Oncology, UT Southwestern Medical Center, on the increasing proportion of non-smokers developing non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).

Lorraine Pelosof, MD, PhD, assistant professor of Hematology and Oncology, UT Southwestern Medical Center, on the increasing proportion of non-smokers developing non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). Pelosof says 10-to-15% of NSCLC patients are non-smokers, though that statistic has been debated over the years. She adds that the ration of non-smokers developing small cell lung cancer has remained constant.