Lung Cancer Awareness Month: Top 8 Cancer Specialists Advices On How Smoking Increases The Risk Of Cancer

Dr. Jojo V Joseph, MS (Surgery), MCh (oncosurgery), Senior Consultant Surgical Oncologist - Caritas Cancer Institute Kottayam & Indiragandhi co op Hospital, Kochi.

Passive smoking (breathing the smoke coming out of a smoker) and atmospheric pollution, especially vehicle exhaust and industrial pollution, are the main causes of lung cancer in nonsmokers in India. Inhalation of smoke coming out of burning plastic openly is another common cause of lung cancer in non-smokers in India. Banning tobacco and minimizing atmospheric pollution are the keys to stopping lung cancer deaths in India. Let's all join together to fight for a smoke-free and pollution-free India. This should begin with our own home.

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