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Small Cell Cancer of the Lung Risk Factors

Smoking is the greatest risk factor for small cell carcinoma of the lung.

Additional risk factors for small cell carcinoma of the lung include:

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Last Updated: Feb 4, 2009 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Small Cell Cancer of the Lung References
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