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Anonymous asked in HealthDiseases & ConditionsCancer · 10 years ago

Smoking is a risk factor for which type(s) of cancer?

A: Prostate

B: Skin

C: Breast

D: Lung

E: All of the above

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  • ?
    Lv 7
    10 years ago
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    E.ALL

    Source(s): WW
  • 10 years ago

    More than all the above...( F ) there is mouth, throat, face...so before you smoke, think about the endless risks. which you only mentioned one...There is COPD, such as emphasyma where you fight to breath. Also you place others at risk....is that what a smoker wishes on those they care for ? Research what is the chemical make up of smoking tobacco products are made with. A real shocker...even "so called" "Natural" ones.

  • 10 years ago

    Lung cancer

  • Anonymous
    10 years ago

    Evidence suggests that if you smoke, you are more likely to develop cancer of the lung, mouth, throat, oesophagus, kidney, bladder and pancreas. It also increases the risk of certain types of leukemia.

    There is some evidence to suggest it may increase the risk of breast cancer: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15929073

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  • lo_mcg
    Lv 7
    10 years ago

    Hmm, some very ill-informed answers here.

    The only cancer you mention for which smoking is a risk factor is lung cancer. It is also a risk factor for cancers of the mouth, nose and sinuses, larynx, stomach, pancreas, kidney, bladder and liver; cervical and oesophageal cancer and myeloid leukaemia

    For the rest of the 200+ diseases that come under the umbrella title of 'cancer; smoking is not a risk factor.

    It is absolutely NOT a risk factor for prostate, skin or breast cancer.

  • Mainly lung but it does actually increase risk of all cancers.

  • Anonymous
    10 years ago

    Definitely E......to name a few

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