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Does smoking make a benign cancer turn malignant?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Smoking causes cance

Smoking is the single largest avoidabble cause of cancer. There is no such thing as benign cancer. Most cancer arise denovo.
A few like colon cancer and melanoma may arise from existing benign lesions and are not usually due to tobacco.

In brief: Smoking causes cance

Smoking is the single largest avoidabble cause of cancer. There is no such thing as benign cancer. Most cancer arise denovo.
A few like colon cancer and melanoma may arise from existing benign lesions and are not usually due to tobacco.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Smoking increases risk for oral, neck, lung, esophageal, bladder cancers.

In brief: Yes

Smoking increases risk for oral, neck, lung, esophageal, bladder cancers.
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
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