Daily Cancer Risk Fact: Secondhand Smoke


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risk-secondhand-smoke16. Secondhand Smoke

True or false: Breathing secondhand smoke can lead to lung cancer.

True. Ten percent to 15 percent of lung cancers diagnosed in people who have never smoked are attributed to secondhand smoke.

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