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A 33-year-old female asked:

How possible is it for a 33 year old smoker to get lung cancer after 17 years of smoking 12 a day?

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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
Lung Cancer Risk: High. The closer you get to 20 pack years the higher the risk. Don't you think you have smoked enough cigarettes? 75, 000 cigarettes? Has that solved any of your problems? How much money does 75, 000 cigarettes represent?

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Last updated Dec 30, 2013

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