Different Cancers Related to Smoking Cigarettes
☐ 1. Mouth and Throat - Smoking increases the risk of throat cancer by exposing the larynx to these carcinogenic chemicals
☐ 2. Voice box - Alcohol and tobacco are the 2 main things that can increase your risk of developing laryngeal cancer.
☐ 3. Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) - a cancer of the blood and bone marrow.
☐ 4. Renal Penvis (Center Part of Liver) - Smoking tobacco increases your risk for renal pelvis or ureter cancer. After you quit smoking, the risk decreases over time.
☐ 5. Urinary Bladder - smokers are nearly three times as likely to get bladder cancer as non-smokers. In fact, smoking causes about half of all cases of bladder cancer in men and women.
☐ 6. Stomach - Gastric cancer (GC) is the third leading cause of cancer deaths worldwide. Smoking tobacco is the most important behavioral risk factor for GC.
☐ 7. Colon and Rectal - studies have reported a 20% to 60% increase in risk of colorectal cancer associated with active smoking.
☐ 1. Smoking causes: cancer,
☐ 2. Heart disease,
☐ 3. Stroke,
☐ 4. Lung diseases,
☐ 5. Diabetes,
☐ 6. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD),
☐ 7. Includes emphysema and chronic bronchitis.
☐ 8. Smoking also increases risk for tuberculosis,
☐ 9. Certain eye diseases,
☐ 10. Problems of the immune system, including rheumatoid arthritis
☐ 1. Smoking causes 8 million deaths a year
☐ 2. Cigarette smoking remains the leading cause of preventable disease,
disability, and death in the United States
☐ 3. Smoking causes or 9 out of 10 of all lung cancer deaths
☐ 4. A 30-year-old smoker can expect to live about 35 more years,
whereas a 30-year-old non-smoker can expect to live 53 more years
☐ 5. Smoking causes or 8 out of 10 of all deaths from chronic obstructive
pulmonary disease (COPD)
☐ 6. China is the world's largest overall consumer of cigarettes
☐ 7. Generally, men tend to use all tobacco products at higher rates than
☐ 8. Smoking leads to disease and disability and harms nearly every organ
of the body
☐ 9. Smoking 1 cigarette can take 11 minutes off your life
☐ 10. Smokers are 2.5 times more likely than a non-smoker to die before age
55 and 2 times as likely to die before 75.
☐ 11. Each year nearly half a million Americans pie prematurely of smoking or
exposure to secondhand Smokers
☐ 12. There are about 12.4 million smokers in Italy, accounting for 24.2% of the