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Dr. Sewa Legha
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Does hairspray cause lung cancer?

Does hairspray cause lung cancer?

No, not really: Hair sprays are considered safe.

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Dr. Adam Levy
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Lung (Definition)

Deoxygenated blood enters the lungs from the right side of the heart and travels to the lungs. When you inspire, oxygen flows into the lungs, transverses the capilliares and attaches to hemoglobin down a gradient. At the same time, co2 diffuses into the capilaries and is expelled with exhalation. Oxygen rich blood then flows to the left side of the heart and into the ...Read more


Dr. Matthew Hennig
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What causes lung cancer?

What causes lung cancer?

Several causes...: But the most common correlation with lung cancer is smoking. Smoking alone will increase your risk of lung cancer by about 20 times by smoking one pack per day for twenty years. Other sources can be genetic (alpha-1 antitrypsin disorder), related to environmental exposures that are inhaled, or other less common reasons. ...Read more

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Dr. Adam Levy
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Dr. Donald Elton
Board Certified, Pulmonology
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Could car fumes cause lung cancer?

Could car fumes cause lung cancer?

Not likely: The vast majority of lung cancer is caused by smoking - i.e. First hand cigarette smoke. Lung cancer is rare in people who have never smoked. If car exhaust were an important contributor we'd see far more cancer in people who had never smoked. ...Read more

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Dr. David Cooke
Board Certified, Thoracic Surgery
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What is lung cancer caused by in nonsmoker?

What is lung cancer caused by in nonsmoker?

Many things: >80% of lung cancer is caused by smoking. However never smokers (defined as <100 cigarettes in lifetime) can get smoking. Risk factors include radon exposure, second hand smoke, and genetic mutations such as egfr activating mutations. ...Read more

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Dr. Adam Levy
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Dr. Brian Mott
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What is the usual cause of lung cancer?

What is the usual cause of lung cancer?

Smoking: Although three are some common causes of lung cancer by far the most common culprit is cigarette smoking. ...Read more

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Dr. Raja Mudad
Board Certified, Medical Oncology
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What are some causes of lung cancer?

What are some causes of lung cancer?

SMOKING SMOKING : And smoking the biggest and most significant risk factor. 90% of lung cancers develop in people who have smoked. Other causes: asbestos exposure, radon. ...Read more

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Need expert help here. What are the symptoms and causes for lung cancer?

Need expert help here. What are the symptoms and causes for lung cancer?

Familiar: Cough, weight loss, chest discomfort, pneumonia, just not feeling well. Smoking, smoking, asbestos exposure, maybe radon exposure especially if you smoke, working in a uranium mine, smoking, certain chemicals such as chromates in the workplace, urban pollution maybe, passive smoking (i've autopsied two wives who died from living in smoke-filled homes with stogie-puffing husbands.). ...Read more

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Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
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Need expert help here. What are the symptoms and causes of lung cancer?

Need expert help here. What are the symptoms and causes of lung cancer?

None or some: Causes: carcinogens in cigarrete smoke, radon, radioactivity, inhalation of organic halogenated hydrocarbons, aromatic hydrocarbons, exposure to known carcinogens to include some. Many times no symptoms. Sometimes, persistent cough, hemoptysis, weight loss(unexplained) recurrent pneumonia, may lead to discovery. Smoking anything is a risk. Asbestos inhalation co carcinogen.Read warnings! ...Read more

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Dr. Kris Gast
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Can lung cancer cause sudden mental impairment?

Can lung cancer cause sudden mental impairment?

MS changes in lungCA: Lung ca can spread to the brain and cause changes in a persons mental status...Making them confused, headache, dizzy, nauseated, or even think they have had a stroke.It can also cause changes in blood calcium and if the calcium goes up the person can get very confused and lethargic.This can happen even when the lung cancer is still very early. ...Read more

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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Lung Cancer (Definition)

From national cancer institute: "cancer that forms in tissues of the lung, usually in the cells lining air passages. The two main types are small cell lung cancer and non-small cell lung cancer. These types are diagnosed based on how the cells ...Read more


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Cancer (Definition)

An uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion and metastases is what cancer is defined as. It produced abnormal growth of cells which acquire destructive properties causing serious threat to host's life, unless it can be removed or destroyed by ...Read more


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