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Does air pollution cause lung cancer?

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Air pollution, from vehicles, industry, and power plants, can raise your odds of lung cancer. Experts believe that regular exposure to highly polluted air can carry odds of lung cancer similar to that of second-hand smoke.

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Lung Cancer Causes from MedicineNet.

National Cancer Institute.

American Cancer Society.

Reviewed by Gabriela Pichardo on November 10, 2019

SOURCES:

Lung Cancer Causes from MedicineNet.

National Cancer Institute.

American Cancer Society.

Reviewed by Gabriela Pichardo on November 10, 2019

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