A 27-year-old male asked:
How to avoid lung cancer?
3 doctor answers • 6 doctors weighed in
Radiation Oncology 30 years experience
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Radiation Oncology 24 years experience
Several things:: Don't smoke. Avoid secondary smoke. Have your basement checked for radon. Watch our for asbestos. Avoid air pollution if possible.
When testing to see if smoking causes cancer, they found that it caused cancer in rats but not mice.
They noted that mice tended to hold still and breath as little as possible when their cages were filled with smoke. Rats did not. So the rats got cancer.
B a mouse.
4.6k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Pulmonology 16 years experience
Don't smoke: That's the biggest risk
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A 50-year-old member asked:
How to avoid contracting lung cancer?
2 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Hematology and Oncology 23 years experience
Don't use tobacco: don't smoke. you will reduce your risk significantly from getting lung cancers-especially certain types like small cell lung cancer and squamous cell cancer for instance. if you smoke- please quit now.
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Last updated Nov 28, 2017
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