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Risk Factors for Deaths due to Lung Cancer

Risk Factors

According to the NCI[https://www.cancer.gov/types/lung/hp/lung-prevention-pdq ^3^], exposure to radiation or occupational exposure to asbestos, arsenic, beryllium, cadmium, chromium, or nickel increases the risk of lung cancer mortality in addition to incidence in a dose-dependent manner. Exposure to outdoor air pollution, specifically small particles, also increases the risk of lung cancer mortality in addition to incidence.

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