Lung cancer is the second most common cancer worldwide after skin cancer. According to the Worldwide Cancer Research Fund, it contributed about 1 in 8 (13%) of new cancer cases diagnosed in 2012 (excluding skin cancer). What causes lung cancer? Well, a vast majority of lung cancer cases — 8 out of 10 or 86% — is caused by cigarette smoking; this figure includes a very small percentage who get cancer through second hand smoke or passive smoking.
Celebrities With Lung Cancer. Wondering about who among your favorite celebrities are living with lung cancer (or succumbed to the disease)? Well, here’s a list: