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How exactly does smoking cause lung cancer?

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Dr. Sewa Legha
Internal Medicine - Oncology
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In brief: Tobacco's carcinogen

Tobacco contains a number of chemicals which are the cause of cancer.
So tobacco taken in any form(Chewing, snorting or smoking introduces these chemicals in the body , and given sufficient concentration of these chemicals, the end result of such exposure is cell damage leading to development of Cancers of many types(all tissues coming in contact with tobacco can develop Cancer(Aerodigestive tract

In brief: Tobacco's carcinogen

Tobacco contains a number of chemicals which are the cause of cancer.
So tobacco taken in any form(Chewing, snorting or smoking introduces these chemicals in the body , and given sufficient concentration of these chemicals, the end result of such exposure is cell damage leading to development of Cancers of many types(all tissues coming in contact with tobacco can develop Cancer(Aerodigestive tract
Dr. Sewa Legha
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