Your Lungs, Cancer and Heredity

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Teri16
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   Posted 9/7/2005 8:40 PM (GMT -6)   
Lung Cancer May Run in Families
 
"Individuals with a mother, sister or other "first-degree" relative with lung cancer are at increased risk of developing the disease, regardless of whether they smoke. Researchers say the finding supports the role of genetics and perhaps a shared environment in the development of lung cancer."
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/news/fullstory_26753.html
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Teri16
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   Posted 9/7/2005 8:45 PM (GMT -6)   

I think that anyone who's had a lot of lung problems, especially with allergies, asthma and COPD always worries about the possibility of lung cancer.  I know I have - My Dad had lung cancer.  So that is why I included the above article under this section.

Let me know how you feel!?

Hugs, Teri


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