Lung cancer is the commonest form of cancer found in men & women across the globe & the main cause of lung cancer is smoking and usage of other tobacco products.
So if one smokes, quitting smoking is the next best alternative to significantly reduce the risk of lung cancer. Your doctor can guide you regarding the strategies and stop-smoking aids.
Even second-hand smoking which is also known as passive smoking can be very dangerous and can have an adverse effect on your health in case of prolonged exposure. Avoid areas such as bars where you can be prone to the second-hand smoke.
Include a variety of vegetables and fruits in your diet. Regular health check-ups help you to detect the symptoms that can be controlled by the required diagnosis.
Explore more about lung cancer early signs and symptoms, causes and risk factors, types and stages, prevention and treatment.
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