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What Is the Main Cause of Cancer?

Version 1 : Received: 10 August 2016 / Approved: 11 August 2016 / Online: 11 August 2016 (11:40:40 CEST)

How to cite: López-Lázaro, M. What Is the Main Cause of Cancer?. Preprints 2016, 2016080130 (doi: 10.20944/preprints201608.0130.v1). López-Lázaro, M. What Is the Main Cause of Cancer?. Preprints 2016, 2016080130 (doi: 10.20944/preprints201608.0130.v1).

Abstract

Tobacco use, most people would say. Smoking tobacco increases the risk of developing many types
of cancer and is responsible for approximately one-third of all cancer deaths. The association
between tobacco use and lung cancer is well known; lung cancer occurs about 20 times more often
in heavy smokers than in nonsmokers [1]. However, many lung cancers are diagnosed in never
smokers [2], and most smokers do not develop lung cancer [3,4].

Subject Areas

carcinogenesis; cancer; age distribution of cancer

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Comment 1
Received: 2 August 2017
Commenter: Miguel López-Lázaro
The commenter has declared there is no conflict of interests.
Comment: My answer to this question: The accumulation of cell divisions in stem cells
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