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Barbecue Sauce Smoke Flavor Cancer
No: I don't believe it. Government regulators tend to be zealots and each chemical added to food is checked for its ability to mutate dna. A few old food colors that did this are gone. Mother nature itself is full of cancer-causing chemicals in quantities well above what we'd accept from additives. Stop worrying, eat what you like (i prefer natural stuff) and keep up the customary watch for cancer. ...Read more
Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more
My pathology report of eosinophilic chromophobe cancer showed 0percent sarcomatoid, no mention of necrosis or lymph node invasion is this a flavor able?
I'm just wondering, if you have smoked for 15-20 years what are the percentages you will develop cancer?
Duration and: Amiunt of smoking is directly linked to increase in all of the cancers; lung, esophagus, head & neck, bladder, kidney, pancreas, and vasclar and pulmonary mortality. It's odds are actually worse than russian roulette. Women incidence continues to rise. There is no benefits to tobacco use: expensive, dangerous and out of fashion. ...Read more
Many: Large number of carcinogens in tobacco.Get a more detailed answer ›
No set time: Please stop!Get a more detailed answer ›
Unclear: Smoking and drinking contribute to the development of nasopharynx cancer, but not as clearly as with other head and neck cancers. It is a cancer that is more common in asia and the middle east, more common in men than woman, and is thought to be related in part to epstein barr virus infection, it is also more common in cultures with high intake of salted or pickled foods (like fish). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Organic chemicals: Polycyclic hydrocarbons of various sorts. No reasonable person questions that these do grave harm when they are in tobacco smoke. I've reviewed the supposed dangers of charbroiled meat from time to time and the numbers are much softer, the danger if real at all is much less, and recall bias is likely, so that reasonable people can disagree. ...Read more
For some people.: There is a risk of nasopharyngeal carcinoma in those of mediterranian origin/background. But these also have had the epstein-barr virus, which is apparently part of its development. Also alcohol use, alone or with tobacco use/smoking is/are risk factor(s) for oral cancer, so you can never be too careful. Regular visits to your doctor for routine check-up are important for screening for this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No ....: but it does carry a small amount of risk. As we all realize as we mature, almost everything we do has benefits and risks attached to it....driving or riding in a car, smoking, walking across the street. The risk of cancer from side stream smoke outdoors is very low .... but not zero. Each day we have to make choices to avoid risks, do what we can to minimize them, and accept a few. Stay well:) ...Read more
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