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Image-Guided Lung Biopsy

Image-Guided Lung Biopsy - Causes and Risk Factors

There are known risk factors that may increase your chance of developing lung cancer:
  • Smoking
  • Exposure to second-hand smoke
  • Exposure to cancer-causing chemicals (biomass fuel used for cooking, industrial chemicals such as asbestos, arsenic, and fumes from nickel and chromium)
  • Increasing age
  • Personal history of cancers (prior radiation theratpy to chest region) or lung diseases (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, pulmonary fibrosis)

Image-Guided Lung Biopsy - Other Information

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