9.02 Human Health .pdf - Lung Cancer By Ciara Goins Overview Lung Cancer is a form of cancer that originates in the lungs Your lungs are the two squishy

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Bung 9ancer By*: Ciara Goins
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Overview Lung Cancer is a form of cancer that originates in the lungs± Your lungs are the two squishy type organs in your body that control your respiratory system± Lung cancer is actually one of the leading causes of cancer related deaths± There is a strong link between lung cancer and smoking cigarettes± For each cigarette smoked² your likelihood of developing lung cancer increases±
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Signs9 Symptoms •A persistent cough that doesn’t subside • Bloody Cough • Shortness of Breath •Chest Pain •Weight Loss •Bone Pain •Headache •Hoarseness
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Risk <actors 6moking± +-s aforementioned± likelihood of developing lung cancer increases with the number of cigarettes smoked per day and how many years it has occurred² (xposure to secondhand smoke± /1ven if you avoid the temptation of cigarette± being around people who don’t can increase your risk of lung cancer² ?Second hand smoke can increase your chances of getting lung cancer² )amily history of lung cancer± +-nyone that has a family history± specifically parents± siblings± or children± have an increased risk of getting this disease²
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