Cigarette Smoke and Disease-yr12

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Unformatted text preview: Cigarette Smoke and Disease Cigarette Smoke and Disease Epidemiological Evidence Experimental Evidence Early Death Proving the links between Proving the links between smoking and lung disease smoking and lung disease Serious widespread smoking did not start until the second half of the 20 th century. In the 1950s there was a lung cancer epidemic. There are now over 35,000 deaths per year from lung cancer. In general, 50% of smokers die from a smoking related disease. Chronic Obstructive Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Pulmonary Disease This is where chronic bronchitis and emphysema occur at the same time. The disease is responsible for 30,000+ deaths a year in the UK. It is very rare in non-smokers. 98% of people with emphysema are smokers!!! Some more statistics Some more statistics Smokers are 18 time more likely to develop lung cancer than non-smokers....
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