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How Many Years Does It Take To Develop Lung Cancer From Smoking
None...: ...Even non-smokers get lung cancer. For people having the genetic machinery to get lung cancer (which isn't everybody), smoking increases the chances of lung cancer by an average of 50-fold. The problem is that we don't yet know what genes make smokers susceptible to cancer. It's best not to roll those dice at all. If you want help stopping, tell your doctor. There are many new options to help. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Is lung cancer common in teens either smoking or not? How long will it typically take for risk to drop sustantially after 2 years ocasional smoking
Ive just started smoking cigarettes an im 16 years old, i smoke like 1 to 3 a day sometimes i dont even smoke them during the week. How long would it take me to get lung cancer? I really dont smoke much though. And i also smoke electronic cigarettes with
Approximately how long does it take to develop lung cancer from smoking cigarrettes? Do electronic cigarrettes actually help a person quit smoking?
Why take a chance?: Cigarettes cause more than 90% of lung cancers, and more than 90% of many other cancers. Having said that, you can smoke all your life and never get cancer; you can also get lung cancer if you have never smoked a cigarette in your life. Smoking is like playing russian roulette. Electronic cigarettes help you quit, only if you are serious about quitting. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I know theres no age and no scientific answer but average how many years of smoking 15 smokes a day can give lung cancer im asking average not exacly?
10-20 years: To more than double your risk.Get a more detailed answer ›
Probably not.: This would be exceedingly rare, as most lung cancer occurs in older adults with significant (i.e. Decades-long) smoking history. There would likely be a significant familial component to lung cancer that develops in a 13-year-old, regardless of whether they smoke(d) or not. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Does teenagers get lung cancer? My friend started smoking at already 12 years of age and is now 17, is she in great risk right now?
Yes, but...: Lung cancer in the "never smoked" population, if looked at as a seperate disease would rank in the top 10 lethal cancers in usa. Yes still at risk after smoking. Stopping allows the increased risk for both lung and other diseases to decrease. You should work with family physician to maximize overall wellness. http://goo.gl/q3itr. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
More than 46 million, nearly 21% of adults in the United States, smoke, according to a 2010 report by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Smoking rates remained constant from 2005 - 2009. Smoking kills more than 5 million people a year worldwide, accounting for 1 out of ...Read more
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