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Forum Name: Lung Cancer

Question: Environmental cancer


 MelissaRose - Sat May 21, 2005 11:26 pm

My grandfather was diagnosed with cancer of the lanrynx. He went threw radiation and still the cancer was present. Last resort he had a larygectomy, I am curious if theres anyway that this was environmental even tho he was a heavy smoker and beer drinker. He didnt work with paint nor did he lay bricks for a living, over 30 years ago he did work in the log booms, I don't think that was a risk tho. :?:
 Angela Grunewald, RN - Tue Sep 13, 2005 9:04 pm

User avatar environmental is always a possibility, however I would say it is directly related to the heavy smoking.................Angela,RN

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