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Does second-hand smoke cause lung cancer?

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It can. Research shows that nonsmokers who live with a smoker are 24% more likely to get lung cancer than nonsmokers. An estimated 3,000 lung cancer deaths occur each year in the U.S. that are attributable to 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

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Lung Cancer Causes from MedicineNet.

National Cancer Institute.

American Cancer Society.

Reviewed by Gabriela Pichardo on November 10, 2019

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