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A 22-year-old male asked:

I have asthma and almost every day i have thick mucus so i'm worried will it lead to lung cancer in future? even though my pft results are not bad

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Do not worry: Asthma is not a predisposing factor for lung cancer. Do seek treatment for asthma as it has its own mortality risk without causing cancer.

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Last updated Jan 20, 2015

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