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Which cancers are linked to smoking?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
It's no surprise that our daily living affects our risk for many diseases. Cancer is no different. –Smoking tobacco increases the risk for at least 15 different cancers including lung, mouth, tongue, esophagus, bladder, kidney, and pancreas. People who breathe secondhand smoke are at risk for these as well.
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