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How Alcohol Affects Lung Cancer Risk and Outcomes

Some studies have shown a genetic link between alcoholism (alcohol use disorder) and lung cancer. Learn how alcohol abuse can increase your cancer risk. The link between lung cancer and alcohol consumption has long been considered controversial....

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What Is The Pathophysiology of Lung Cancer?

The pathophysiology of lung cancer includes the physical signs of lung cancer. It characterizes lung cancer and its causes, both acquired and inherited. Lung cancer is a common type of cancer that originates in the lungs. The lungs are two spongy...

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What Are Lung Cancer Biomarkers?

Lung cancer biomarkers (tumor markers) are biological molecules in people with lung cancer. Testing biomarkers helps characterize tumor growth. Lung cancer biomarkers, also known as tumor markers, are biological molecules in people with lung cancer....

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The Risk of Getting Lung Cancer From Granite Countertops

Can granite countertops cause cancer? Since granite emits radon, the second leading cause of lung cancer, it's a question worth asking. Whether granite countertops could cause lung cancer due to the emission of radon gas has been a matter of...

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Does Smoking Marijuana Cause Lung Cancer?

Find out the facts about marijuana smoking and the risk of lung cancer. Also, see if weed is ever helpful for people coping with cancer. The link between smoking tobacco and lung cancer is undeniable, but does smoking marijuana cause lung...

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What Is Radon?

Radon is a colorless, odorless radioactive gas that seeps into homes. It is a leading cause of lung cancer. Reviewed by a board-certified physician. Radon (Rn) is a naturally occurring radioactive element. It is inert, colorless, odorless, and can...

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Secondhand Marijuana Smoke Exposure

How does secondhand marijuana smoke exposure affect the health of nearby non-pot smokers, and what impact does this have on drug testing? Secondhand marijuana smoke can negatively affect the health of exposed non-pot smokers The risks of secondhand...

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What Is Smoker's Cough?

Learn about smoker's cough, including some signs and symptoms that mean your cough might be something more serious like lung cancer. Smoker's cough is a persistent cough that results from damage to the airways caused by toxins in cigarette...

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Smoking and Lung Cancer

What do we know about the link between smoking and lung cancer and what are the benefits of quitting? Check out these numbers. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), smoking is linked to between 80% and 90% of lung...

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What Is Thirdhand Smoke?

Thirdhand smoke is exposure to chemicals from cigarette smoke that remains on surfaces. Learn what health concerns this poses and how to mitigate it. Thirdhand smoke is the nicotine and other chemicals from cigarettes that remain on surfaces well...

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