Lung cancer

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These are some of the most relevant factors that increase the risk of lung cancer:

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● Smoking is the most important risk factor for lung cancer. Smoking tobacco causes almost 10 different cases of lung cancer in men and about 8 out of 10 cases of lung cancer in women. The earlier you start smoking, the longer you smoke, and the more cigarettes you smoke per day, the higher your risk of lung cancer. The risk is also higher if you smoke a lot and drink alcohol every day or take beta-carotene supplements. If you have quit smoking, your risk will be lower but you will still be at higher risk than people who have never smoked
● Secondhand smoke, which is the combination of the smoke that comes from a cigarette and the smoke exhaled by a smoker. When you inhale it, you are exposed to the same cancer-causing agents as smokers, although in smaller amounts.
● Family history of lung cancer.
● Being exposed to asbestos, arsenic, chromium, beryllium, nickel, soot, or tar in the workplace
● Being exposed to radiation, such as radiation therapy to the chest or chest
● Radon exposure; a radioactive gas that has no smell, color, or taste. Radon is produced from the natural radioactive decay of uranium, which can be found in the home or workplace.
● Certain imaging tests, such as CT scans . ●
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