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What causes the lung cancer

Cancer develops following genetic damage to DNA and epigenetic changes. These changes affect the normal functions of the cell, including cell proliferation, programmed cell death (apoptosis) and DNA repair. As more damage accumulates, the risk of cancer increases. Smoking Smoking, particularly of cigarettes, is by far the main contributor to lung cancer. Cigarette smoke contains at least 73…

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