Asbestos and Lung Cancer

Asbestos and Lung Cancer


Lung cancer can indeed be experienced by men and women. The cause of this cancer are smoking and other factors such as genetics and environment.

Environmental factors that can trigger the formation of cancer cells is an unhealthy lifestyle, unbalanced eating more fat and less fiber, and air pollution in the surrounding area.

"Different causes of lung cancer is multifactorial, not because of one reason only. There are smoking very often for years, but not lung cancer. Maybe he did not have the talent of cancer, no genetic factors. But there is already a talent , no smoking, healthy lifestyle, but it could be due to an unhealthy environment, "said Dr. Ronald Hukom SpPD-KHOM, a cancer specialist in adults from, Dharmais cancer Hospital.

Asbestos that is in the home or building objects contained in the work environment was the potential to trigger lung disease and cancer.

"According to the study epidiomologi, usually the ceiling that uses of asbestos materials, especially if you are a smoker, the risk of lung cancer increases," he explained.

Asbestosis is a lung disease caused by many substances are inhaled asbestos lung, causing severe damage. In some cases of asbestosis can occur with lung cancer.


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