What is the real risk of secondhand smoke?

May 11, 2011

In this week’s “8 Ways to Prevent Cancer” segment on KSDK, Kay Quinn took a viewer’s question about the real risk of secondhand smoke.

Our Ramaswamy Govindan, MD, oncologist at Siteman Cancer Center who specializes in lung cancer, says day in, day out exposure to smoke probably does to some harm.

You can watch the segment here.

Also, for more information about the “8 Ways,” or to ask your own question to Kay Quinn, visit 8ways.wustl.edu.

-Jason Merrill

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Category: Lung Diseases & Smoking, Siteman Cancer Center

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