The number of nonsmoking cancer survivors exposed to secondhand smoke is down significantly in the United States, but it's too soon to breathe easy.
Environment & Cancer
In the year 2014, over 1,600 Americans died from cancer, and today one in every four deaths within the US are cancer-linked. Recently, research has shown that where you live plays a huge role in determining how much you're at risk of cancer.
Study lead author Jyotsna Jagai stated that "Overall environmental quality was very strongly associated with increased cancer risk."