10 doctors weighed in:
Does smoking increase the risk of lung cancer?
10 doctors weighed in

4 doctors agree
In brief: Yes!
While cancer can occur in the lungs of non-smokers (specifically, pulmonary adenocarcinoma or metastatic carcinoma from another primary site), it is difficult to dispute the data that show lung cancer is more common in smokers than non-smokers.

In brief: Yes!
While cancer can occur in the lungs of non-smokers (specifically, pulmonary adenocarcinoma or metastatic carcinoma from another primary site), it is difficult to dispute the data that show lung cancer is more common in smokers than non-smokers.
Dr. Brandon Smithey
Dr. Brandon Smithey
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Dr. Loki Skylizard
Surgery - Thoracic
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Yes. Smoking is one of the most studied and most highly associated carcinogens when it comes to lung cancer.

In brief: Yes
Yes. Smoking is one of the most studied and most highly associated carcinogens when it comes to lung cancer.
Dr. Loki Skylizard
Dr. Loki Skylizard
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Dr. David Cooke
Surgery - Thoracic
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
80% of lung cancer is caused by smoking (>100 cigarettes in one's history).
Quitting smoking reduces the risk if lung cancer.

In brief: Yes
80% of lung cancer is caused by smoking (>100 cigarettes in one's history).
Quitting smoking reduces the risk if lung cancer.
Dr. David Cooke
Dr. David Cooke
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