Asbestos Exposure, Asbestosis, and Smoking Combined Greatly Increase Lung Cancer Risk

-American Thoracic Society (ATS) via ScienceDaily

The chances of developing lung cancer associated with asbestos exposure, asbestosis and smoking are dramatically increased when these three risk factors are combined, and quitting smoking significantly reduces the risk of developing lung cancer after long-term asbestos exposure, according to a new study. Read More

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