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Smoking and cancer risk

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
Recent New England: Journal papers demonstrate that quitting before age 35 reduces your risk t never smokers, but quiting at any age up to 65 (they didn't have data beyon ... Read More
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Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Quit smoking risk of lung cancer and several other life threatening conditions go down. One's breath and clothes smell better also! think of the $$ ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Loki Skylizard
19 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Better: Quitting improves them. Work with family physician towards comprehensive wellness. It's important to understand there are numerous disease that smokin ... Read More
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Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
100%: There is virtually no controversy that stopping smoking reduces risk of lung cancer, emphysema, and heart disease and peripheral vascular disease and ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
36 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Lower than what?: Cigarette smoking causes lung and other cancers.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Kimm
15 years experience Urology
Never zero risk....: Actors use herbal cigarettes and pipes that to simulate smoking without using tobacco. When you do this, you avoid the addiction potential of nicoti ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Scuba
24 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Smoking: Smoking of any substance irritates tissues everywhere it touches. So while cannibus is not tobacco, there are still risks associated. Some studies hav ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Chevlen
46 years experience Medical Oncology
Close to it: quitting will improve your overall prognosis. And what if it isn't 100% better? Is that a reason not to do It? No!
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
18 years experience Urgent Care
Interesting: Check this smoking study:Results: There were 37,078 women in the analytic cohort. Compared with the never smokers, former smokers had an elevated lung ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
N o: We still do not know all the facts on risk. I do not know of any special risk for you.
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
BIG TIME!!!: Smoking tobacco increases one's risk of getting lung cancer 25 times more than non-smokers. Smoking also increases the risk of cancer of the mouth, l ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
34 years experience Medical Oncology
YES!!!!: Smoking is one of the worst things you can do to yourself. It leads to a multitude of cancers and other non malignant diseases. Please do not smoke!

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