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Doctor insights on: Can The Methoprene In Cigarettes Cause Cancer

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Can the methoprene in cigarettes cause cancer ?

Can the methoprene in cigarettes cause cancer ?

If you Google: Methoprene and carcinogens in tobacco, it does not make the list, but do it just to see all of the nasties that the cigarette delivery device presents to your body when you smoke. It is one of the few products, when used as diredted, is capcable of killing you. ...Read more

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Dr. Barry Rosen
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Cancer (Definition)

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


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Can e cigarettes cause cancer and other health issues?

Can e cigarettes cause cancer and other health issues?

Likely: Because e cigarettes have not been use long enough, there is insufficient information. See this site for information. It would be prudent to avoid tobacco in any form. http://www.webmd.com/smoking-cessation/features/ecigarettes-under-fire. ...Read more

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Which is it, tobacco or cigarettes, that cause cancer?

Both: Even non-smoked tobacco products increase the use of some cancers, so it's not just the cigarette delivery that causes problems. ...Read more

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Do electronic cigarettes cause cancer and are they harmful to your body

Do electronic cigarettes cause cancer and are they harmful to your body

They are addictive: Nicotine is the roughest of all addictions for those seeking to be free of it. Don't do this to yourself. These things are safer than cigs but the only reason to become involved with them is as an aid to smoking cessation. ...Read more

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Are e cigarettes and vapor cigarettes just as harmful as real cigarettes? Can they cause cancer as well or are they better for you?

Are e cigarettes and vapor cigarettes just as harmful as real cigarettes? Can they cause cancer as well or are they better for you?

Addiction: If you are trying to stop smoking tobacco, they may help you. If you are thinking of taking up e-cigs as a non-smoker, you are VERY ill-advised. You're asking to become a slave to the most potent of all addictions. The cancer risk is probably real though not really so high. But who wants to a slave to something that's not even really any fun? ...Read more

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How can smoking cigarettes cause cancer?

How can smoking cigarettes cause cancer?

Serious consequence: Smoking causes more than four in five cases of lung cancer. Lung cancer has one of the lowest survival rates of all cancers. Tobacco smoke contains more than 70 different cancer-causing substances. When you inhale smoke, these chemicals enter your lungs and spread around the rest of your body. Scientists have shown that these chemicals can damage dna and change important genes. ...Read more

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Can my addiction to cigarettes cause cancer?

Can my addiction to cigarettes cause cancer?

Sure.: Cigarettes are a pathway to a host of malignancies. Lung, ENT cancers, even bladder cancer. Stop now before you stack the deck irrevocably against yourself. Good luck. Think of all the money you'll save by not buying cigarettes, too. Plus, you'll be healthier! ...Read more

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Do electric cigarettes or cigars cause cancer?

???? and yes: Cigars definitely increase your risk of lung cancer (maybe a bit less than cigarettes) in addition to head and neck cancers and other cancers associated with tobacco. Please don't use tobacco products. Electric cigarettes? I frankly don't know of any data on it. Maybe one of my smarter health tap colleagues knows the answer. ...Read more

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Smoking how many cigarettes a day cause cancer?

Smoking how many cigarettes a day cause cancer?

100: 100 cigarretes on a lifetime increases risk for at least 10 years. However about 20% of smokers end up with lung cancer on their lifetime.However everybody does get emphysema to various degrees and accelerated arteriosclerosis triggering heart attacks and strokes at a younger age by persistent cigarrete smoking.Animal experiments dogs usually get cancer after 13, 000cigs. ...Read more

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How does smoking cigarettes cause some cancers?

How does smoking cigarettes cause some cancers?

Tobacco: When burned produces a number of arylhydrocarbons, and other carcinogens that directly attack human dna leading to mutations. Some are repaired, others propagate over time, mean time, nicotine addicts. The more exposure, probabilistic risk increases for cancer, cardiovascular and lung disease. Evidence is overwhelming indisputable.. ...Read more