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2. Risk Factors

There are specific risk factors involved in increasing the odds of getting lung cancer. The number one high-risk activity is smoking cigarettes or other tobacco products. Avoid secondhand smoke should as this too can cause the development of lung cancer. Other risk factors include exposure to radon gas, air pollution, and arsenic in drinking water. Workplace exposure to cancer-causing gases and fumes may also contribute.

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