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Quit smoking cigs after 4 pack years. Still smoke alot of marijuana and have for 7 years. Chances i have lung cancer? Should i get a chest xray or no?

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Dr. Kris Gast
Radiation Oncology
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In brief: Lung CA &chest xray

Well first of all please stop smoking tob and do not start again.
MJ can have real adverse effects as well. Having been a doc for nearly 25 years I can tell you over time it will fry your brain. CXR for lung cancer has not been shown to help find it early. CT scans can find it before you have symptoms but it finds lots of things that aren't cancer too. Re;only for heavy smokers

In brief: Lung CA &chest xray

Well first of all please stop smoking tob and do not start again.
MJ can have real adverse effects as well. Having been a doc for nearly 25 years I can tell you over time it will fry your brain. CXR for lung cancer has not been shown to help find it early. CT scans can find it before you have symptoms but it finds lots of things that aren't cancer too. Re;only for heavy smokers
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