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why is it, most likely, someone that never or quit smoking, gets cancer or dies?

and people that smoke don't get ill? most likely
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AntisocialTroll · 51-55, F
Genetics, some people have faulty genes that make cancer more likely.
Mona1986 · 100+, F
so it has nothing to do with smoking?[@1078962,AntisocialTroll]
AntisocialTroll · 51-55, F
[@1205472,Mona1986] If you have genes that predispose you to cancer and smoke then it will cause cancer, not everyone has the genes that make it more likely, some people are lucky but they are in the minority.
basilfawlty89 · 31-35, M
That's false, 9/10 cases of lung cancers are from active cigarette smokers. Cigarettes kill.
Mona1986 · 100+, F
[quote]one uncle is alive, but he has quit smoking though, but had a stroke two years ago[@23671,basilfawlty89]
Mona1986 · 100+, F
but he is ok now[@23671,basilfawlty89]
basilfawlty89 · 31-35, M
[@1205472,Mona1986] and it's lucky he stopped, because smoking also increases your risk for heart problems.

It's really just bad for you. I used to smoke, but quit two years ago.
MrMonotone · 31-35, M
It's all genetics and random chance...smoking has the risk of causing cancer...but there are more things found all the time that cause cancer...some of which are unavoidable

 
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