By Annie Freeda Cruez
KUALA LUMPUR, WedNST
Lung-cancer victims are getting younger. With more smoking at a younger age,
even 18-year-olds are seeking treatment.
More sobering statistics:
• Nearly 25 per cent of Malaysian youth smoke, most of them between 13 and 17.
• A third of all smokers nationwide are young women.
• In rural areas, children as young as six smoke.
A recent study of 200 cancer patients revealed that about two-thirds started
smoking early in life.Read story...
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