6 doctors weighed in:
Does smoking cause mesothelioma?
6 doctors weighed in

Dr. James Leaming
Emergency Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: No
Cigarette smoking is the leading cause of preventable, health-related deaths in the United States.
Quitting smoking, or never starting in the first place, reduces risk of several life-threatening diseases. Cigarette smoking has been related to emphysema, heart disease, lung and throat cancer, and bladder cancer, but not mesothelioma.

In brief: No
Cigarette smoking is the leading cause of preventable, health-related deaths in the United States.
Quitting smoking, or never starting in the first place, reduces risk of several life-threatening diseases. Cigarette smoking has been related to emphysema, heart disease, lung and throat cancer, and bladder cancer, but not mesothelioma.
Dr. James Leaming
Dr. James Leaming
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Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: No
Cigarette smoking does not cause mesothelioma (one form of lung cancer) but it does cause many other forms of lung cancer. However, smoking does increase the risk of developing mesothelioma in conjunction with asbestos exposure.

In brief: No
Cigarette smoking does not cause mesothelioma (one form of lung cancer) but it does cause many other forms of lung cancer. However, smoking does increase the risk of developing mesothelioma in conjunction with asbestos exposure.
Dr. Ankush Bansal
Dr. Ankush Bansal
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Dr. Leonard Spishakoff
Addiction Medicine
In brief: Yes
Smoking is the major cause, nicotine is highly addictive and carcinogenic.

In brief: Yes
Smoking is the major cause, nicotine is highly addictive and carcinogenic.
Dr. Leonard Spishakoff
Dr. Leonard Spishakoff
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