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Risk Factors for Lung cancer incidence

Risk Factors

Cigarette smoking is the most important risk factor for lung cancer. Other risk factors include occupational exposures such as radon and asbestos and indoor and outdoor pollution, including environmental tobacco smoke.

Related Risk Factors Indicators:


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Content updated: Fri, 26 Apr 2024 11:57:59 MDT