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What causes bronchoalveolar carcinoma?

Little is known about the exact cause of bronchoalveolar carcinoma. In fact, research shows that is has been found in smokers and non-smokers alike. It is also more common in women and people with Asian heritage. Studies suggest that bronchoalveolar carcinoma may be linked with previous conditions that scar the lungs, such as tuberculosis.

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