Former Smokers: What’s Your Risk for Lung Cancer?

According to Johns Hopkins Medicine, the leading cause of cancer and death from cancer is smoking. And 85 percent of lung cancer cases are smoking-related.

But what if you quit smoking long ago?

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Barnes, Luke. “Research Reveals the Risk of Lung Cancer for Ex-smokers.” Mirror. N.p., 2016. Web. 23 Nov. 2016.
http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/technology-science/smokers-still-high-risk-lung-7257948

Boyles, Salynn. “Quit Smoking: Death Risk Drops Fast.” WebMD. WebMD, n.d. Web. 23 Nov. 2016.
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“Cigarettes: The Lung Cancer Risks – Harvard Health.” Harvard Health. N.p., n.d. Web. 23 Nov. 2016.
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“Former Smokers: What’s Your Risk for Lung Cancer?” John Hopkins Medicine. N.p., n.d. Web. 23 Nov. 2016.
http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/health/articles-and-answers/wellbeing/former-smokers-whats-your-risk-for-lung-cancer

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