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What are the known risk factors for lung cancer? Researchers have discovered several risk factors for lung cancer-most are related to the use of tobacco. Researchers have also found a link between lung cancer and certain air pollutants that are caused by the burning of fossil fuels. This relationship has not been clearly defined, and more research is being done.
Cigarette smoking
Cigar and pipe smoking
Environmental tobacco smoke
Lung diseases
Personal history
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The lungs  Lung cancer statistics Things to know about lung cancer

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