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cause of lung cancer

A: This is a myth! There is NO connection between dogs and human lung cancer. 90% or so of all lung cancers are associated with smoking. There is also an association with asbestos and some other mineral particles etc. Most of the remaining 10% are adenocarcinomas that always have been around with or without dogs and - which is more important - without smoking. Before the arrival of widespread smoking (mostly cigarettes) lung cancer was thus mostly adenocarcinomas and other sorts were more or less rare curiosities. Now it is the other way around! You can forget this...


what are the causes of lung cancer?

A: About 15% of all lung cancer cases are small cell lung cancer. Small cell lung cancer is slightly more common in men than women.Almost all cases of SCLC are due to cigarette smoking. SCLC is rare in those who have never smoked.SCLC is the most aggressive form of lung cancer. It usually starts in the breathing tubes (bronchi) in the center of the chest. Although the cancer cells are small, they grow very quickly and create large tumors. These tumors


Is radon a leading cause of lung cancer among non-smokers?

A: On One Hand: EPA Says YesAccording to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, radon causes more lung cancer deaths (2,900 each year) among non-smokers than anything else. In total, radon leads to about 21,000 lung cancer deaths each year--the second leading cause of cancer behind smoking....


Is there any cause of lung cancer?

A: By smoking too much you can get lung cancer. But sometimes, it stikes at any time without smoking. My suggestion is stay off smoking and stay away from smoking people....

Top causes of lung cancer

A: According to the American cancer Society, 2009 statistical estimates for the onset of lung cancer cases are 219,440 per year. An estimated 159,390 die from the disease each year and the five-year survival rate for localized lung cancer is fifty-percent. That estimate drops dramatically when all stages of the disease are included to just fifteen percent. The top ten causes for lung cancer include many environmental elements as well as heredity. Environmental conditions that cause the majority of...


What are the first signs of lung cancer?

A: herpes General symptoms of lung cancer The symptoms of lung cancer can be -Having a cough most of the time -A change in a cough you have had for a long time -Being short of breath -Coughing up phlegm (sputum) with signs of blood in it -An ache or pain when breathing or coughing -Loss of appetite -Fatigue -Losing weight Less common symptoms of lung cancer There are other symptoms of lung


What are the symptons of lung cancer?

A: everyone ha their own opinion when i started to cough blood up and went to the doc they say oh it could be tb tuberculosis that is even though i had a mask in my lung they took weeks to tell me they want to do biopsy to see if it was cancerous or what,when they did come to tell me i had already figured it out so my definition is tightness in te chest area or in the back where your lung is situated it gets real achy it seems like nothing at first then after the coughing comes along and the blood in your sputom keep in mind a lot of things have the same syntoms it doesnt have to be lung cancer chest pain, cough that won''t go away coughing up...


I want my girlfriend to quit smoking. Do you know anyone who died of lung cancer? How did it affect you?

A: I hope for both of your sakes that you can convince your girlfriend to quit smoking. Not only can she die from lung cancer, but from numerous other conditions caused from smoking, including heart attack. My husband had numerous lung problems, but he did not have lung cancer. He died, at the age of 39 from a sudden heart attack. The patholigist said that the major contributing factor was his smoking. My dad, on the other hand, did have lung cancer, but no one, including his doctors, was aware of it until the day he died....


Will drinking green tea reduce my risk of lung cancer?

A: All of the what you say above is true. However, just be aware of one things: these are research findings, they are not 100% proven. For a benefit to be proven, it requires scientists to understand why it works. Scientists also need to conduct large scale human trials. So just bear this in mind. As for lung cancer, yes, green tea reduces lung cancer risk. A green tea and smoking study conducted by University of Arizona in United States studied the effects of smoking on heavy smokers. 100 women and 33 men participated in the study over 4 months. They drank either green tea, black tea or water....


What Are Symptoms of lung cancer?

A: It would seem like lung cancer would be easy to catch and diagnose due to its symptoms, but this isnít always the case. Roughly 25% of people with any type of lung cancer may not have any symptoms, and they donít know they have the condition unless theyíre tested for something else or until the cancer spreads further. Then cancer or a growth could be spotted on x-rays, for instance, and hopefully successful treatment could begin. The rest of the people who get lung cancer will have some symptoms they should bring to a...
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