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Besides smoking are there other causes for lung cancer?

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Some genetic glitches may put some people at higher risk. Secondhand tobacco smoke can also cause lung cancer. People who live with someone who smokes are 20% to 30% more likely to get lung cancer than those who live in a smoke-free home. Secondhand tobacco smoke can also cause lung cancer. People who live with someone who smokes are 20% to 30% more likely to get lung cancer than those who live in a smoke-free home.

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National Cancer Institute. 

National Institutes of Health. 

WebMD Medical Reference from the American College of Physicians: “Section 12 VIII Lung Cancer.”

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on August 28, 2020

SOURCES: 

National Cancer Institute. 

National Institutes of Health. 

WebMD Medical Reference from the American College of Physicians: “Section 12 VIII Lung Cancer.”

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on August 28, 2020

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