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Health Hazards of Smoking - Pulmonary Disease

Last Updated on Aug 18, 2016
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Health Hazards of Smoking - Cancer

Smoking is a leading cause of cancer and death from cancer.

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People who smoke are particularly at risk of lung cancer, throat cancer and oral cancer, which hardly ever affect non-smokers.

Smoking and Cancer: Lung Cancer

90% of lung cancer cases are due to smoking. Only 0.5% of non-smokers can develop lung cancer.

The risk of oral cancer is four times higher in a smoker than for a non-smoker. Cancer can start in any area of the mouth, with the most common being on or below the tongue, or on the lips.

Smoking causes the following cancers-

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  • Acute myeloid leukemia
  • Bladder cancer
  • Cervical cancer
  • Cancer of the esophagus
  • Kidney cancer
  • Cancer of the larynx (voice box)
  • Pancreatic cancer
  • Stomach cancer
  • Cancer of the pancreas

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Wahono

indeed a very serious disease is very scary at all, if not promptly removed, the safety of our lives at stake, thanks for the share that you have provided and may be useful for us all, greetings Obat Aborsi Aman

jaysaha

This time i am very much trying to quit, kindly let me know if u can be of any help though i know about the hazards.

arnold12

I read your post regarding effects of smoking and i must say it was very informative plus interesting post to read. I totally agree with you that smoking cigarettes are extremely dangerous for our health and well-being. Getting rid of smoking can help us live a healthy life.

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