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What Are the Risk Factors for Lung Cancer?

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Don’t forget second hand smoke, too


Radon highlighted on periodic table.
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Radon is lung cancer risk factor


Asbestos warning sign.
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Asbestos exposure can raise your lung cancer risk


Aluminum sheet rolls in factory.
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Industrial chemicals: Not good for lung cancer risk


Power plant smokestacks.
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Environmental hazards are also a risk factor in lung cancer


Pulmonary tuberculosis x ray.
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Had tuberculosis? You’re at a higher lung cancer risk


Doctor reviewing patient family health history.
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Genetics play role in lung cancer


Patient undergoing radiation therapy.
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Previous radiation treatment can raise your lung cancer risk


Beta carotene supplements, carrots, and carrot juice.
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Beta carotene supplement risky for lung cancer


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Military service: Even this raises your lung cancer risk


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Eileen Bailey is an award-winning author of six books on health and parenting topics and freelance writer specializing in health topics including ADHD, Anxiety, Sexual Health, Skin Care, Psoriasis and Skin Cancer. Her wish is to provide readers with relevant and practical information on health conditions to help them make informed decisions regarding their health care.