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A 26-year-old male asked:

Chances for smoking related cancers right now/ in future, 27 yrs old male, smoked socially (appx. 6 pack months in total) for 7 yrs, quit 1 yr ago?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 46 years experience
Very low : Glad you stopped. Risk is measurable for cancer after ten or so pack years. You did some irreversible damage to your lungs but it's small.
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