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Misdiagnosis of Hidden Causes of Malignant Lung Cancer

Underlying conditions list:

The list of possible underlying conditions mentioned in various sources for 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

About underlying conditions:

With a diagnosis of Malignant Lung Cancer, it is important to consider whether there is an underlying condition causing Malignant Lung Cancer. These are other medical conditions that may possibly cause Malignant Lung Cancer. For general information on this form of misdiagnosis, see Underlying Condition Misdiagnosis or Overview of Misdiagnosis.


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