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A 33-year-old member asked:

Quitting smoking and lung cancer risk reduction?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology 48 years experience
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 beyond that) markedly and significantly redced risk and mortality. Quit. Never start. Don't allow the tobacco thugs to profit from your suicide.
Dr. Creighton Wright
surgery 57 years experience
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 $$$$ /saved.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
And think of how angry you will make those tobacco company CEO's and advertisers that got you addicted in the first place!
Mar 16, 2013

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Dr. Loki Skylizard
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Better: Quitting improves them. Work with family physician towards comprehensive wellness. It's important to understand there are numerous disease that smoking will increase risk. Per lung cancer, there are some online resources to help calculate risk: http://goo.Gl/divhj and http://goo.Gl/r9ita.
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What increases risk for lung cancer.?

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Dr. Scott Moon
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Lung CA Risk Factors: Include: smoking, radon, asbestos (mesothelioma), radiation therapy to the lungs, & some vitamins (beta carotene) http://www.Cancer.Org/cancer/lungcancer-non-smallcell/overviewguide/lung-cancer-non-small-cell-overview-what-causes.
Last updated Mar 16, 2013


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