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What increases my risk for bronchoalveolar carcinoma?

Although doctors are unsure about the exact causes of bronchoalveolar carcinoma, the disease has been linked with several factors. Cases of bronchoalveolar carcinoma are rare, but doctors have recently noticed an increase in cases among non-smoking women. Heritage may also be a risk factor, as more cases of bronchoalveolar carcinoma are diagnosed in people with Asian descent.

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