'My sister died of lung cancer but never smoked'

'My sister died of lung cancer but never smoked'

In December my younger sister Sarah died of lung cancer, two years after first being diagnosed.
She had led an admirably healthy life, didn't drink and had never smoked.
The disease seemed to come out of nowhere, shattering the life of a brilliant and much loved mum, wife and writer.
Sarah had been working on a historical novel for the past eight years and her death meant that she missed its publication by a few days.
Before her illness I knew very little about lung cancer and probably shared the common view that it was a smoker's disease.
I had no idea how many healthy people who had never... read more

13 February 2018 in Regional, Views: 38
Source: BBC

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