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How likely is it for someone who has never smoked or been around smokers to be diagnosed with small cell lung cancer?

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Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: It used to be

Uncmon go people not to get lung cancer without known exposures but it is becoming more and more common.
The exact rates are not known. It is still not likely to get lung cancer of any kind without a significant exposure .

In brief: It used to be

Uncmon go people not to get lung cancer without known exposures but it is becoming more and more common.
The exact rates are not known. It is still not likely to get lung cancer of any kind without a significant exposure .
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Dr. Liesa Harte
Family Medicine

In brief: Small cell lung ca

Small cell Lung cancer in non-smokers can be caused by exposure to radon, secondhand smoke, air pollution, or other factors.

In brief: Small cell lung ca

Small cell Lung cancer in non-smokers can be caused by exposure to radon, secondhand smoke, air pollution, or other factors.
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