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What could of caused bladder cancer, could second hand smoke?

10 doctors weighed in
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In brief: In theory at least

Yes. But many other causes are possible too (hair dye, aniline exposure, etc).

In brief: In theory at least

Yes. But many other causes are possible too (hair dye, aniline exposure, etc).
Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
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Dr. George Klauber
Pediatrics - Urology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Rare but possible

I have seen it, but not uncommon. Not uncommon in smokers.

In brief: Rare but possible

I have seen it, but not uncommon. Not uncommon in smokers.
Dr. George Klauber
Dr. George Klauber
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Dr. Valencia Porter
Holistic Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Possible

Cigarettes moking is the most common cause, as are other chemical exposures, chronic bladder inflammation, consumption of smoked meats and nitrates, and other exposures to known carcinogens.

In brief: Possible

Cigarettes moking is the most common cause, as are other chemical exposures, chronic bladder inflammation, consumption of smoked meats and nitrates, and other exposures to known carcinogens.
Dr. Valencia Porter
Dr. Valencia Porter
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Dr. Elizabeth Trinidad
Neurosurgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Not always known

Smoking, even if second hand has been linked to a variety of cancers.

In brief: Not always known

Smoking, even if second hand has been linked to a variety of cancers.
Dr. Elizabeth Trinidad
Dr. Elizabeth Trinidad
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In brief: Bladder cancer

The most common cause of bladder is smoking cigarets.
Although second hand smoke has not clearly been established as a cause fro bladder cancer, it has been the cause of lung cancer.

In brief: Bladder cancer

The most common cause of bladder is smoking cigarets.
Although second hand smoke has not clearly been established as a cause fro bladder cancer, it has been the cause of lung cancer.
Dr. Richard Boxer
Dr. Richard Boxer
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