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What can I do to lower my risk of lung cancer?

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The best thing you can do is to not smoke and to avoid other people's smoke. Doing this will also help cut your chances of developing heart disease and many other serious conditions.

Breaking the cigarette habit isn't easy, but it's possible. It often takes more than one attempt to quit for good. Keep at it, and ask your doctor what would help you reach your goal. You may also want to join a support group or a quit-smoking program.

From: How Can I Prevent Lung Cancer? WebMD Medical Reference

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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 Laura J. Martin on July 17, 2017

SOURCES: 

National Cancer Institute. 

National Institutes of Health. 

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

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on July 17, 2017

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