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Old 04-17-2004, 09:34 PM   #1
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Please Help?????

I am wondering, i am 29yrs old i have stopped smoking, i have been on and off for 10yrs, i use to smoke like 3 cigarettes a day, am i at risk for lung cancer??????

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Old 04-20-2004, 12:58 PM   #2
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Re: Please Help?????

Nat... Good for you!! what a feet... If you have worries I would suggest a ct scan every year .. as I have read on here.. xrays dont detect small size growths. when I first found this site I was shocked at how many end up getting cancer, and also those who had stopped smoking. I have passed this info. board site to many friends who have found so much good information, and help, and support. I use to whine that if I stopped smoking Id gain weight... My cardiologst told me Id have to gain 90 lbs! to out do to my body what smoking was doing, and with each inhale I was causing little minut scars to the walls inside my heart (like taking a pin and making little scratch marks with it) ..... Again CONGRATULATIONS!!

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