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Causes of Malignant Lung Cancer

List of causes of Malignant Lung Cancer

Following is a list of causes or underlying conditions (see also Misdiagnosis of underlying causes of Malignant Lung Cancer) that could possibly cause Malignant Lung Cancer includes:

  • The most common cause of lung cancer is long-term exposure to tobacco smoke
  • Passive smoking
  • Air pollution
  • Asbestos
  • Radon
  • Certain occupations where exposure to arsenic, chromium, nickel, aromatic hydrocarbons, and ethers occurs may increase the risk of lung cancer
  • Genetic factors

Malignant Lung Cancer: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Malignant Lung Cancer: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Related information on causes of Malignant Lung Cancer:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Malignant Lung Cancer may be found in:


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