lung cancer

Causes of Lung cancer

Dr. Sabeena K. Choudhary
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Causes of lung cancer includes smoking and exposure to excessive pollution.

Lung Cancer starts when the cancerous cells begin to grow in the lung tissues. Most of the lung tumors are malignant. Smoking is one of the prime reasons for the occurrence of Lung Cancer. Men who smoke on a regular basis especially several times a day are more subjected to the risk of having lung cancer. Around 80% of the cases of lung cancer is due to the habit of smoking. In some of the cases, non-smokers can also get Lung Cancer due to exposure to excessive pollution and second hand smoke. Inherited and acquired genetic changes in the lungs also lead to the occurrence of lung cancer.


Dr. Sabeena K. Choudhary

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Medical Oncologist
Dr. Sabeena K. Choudhary is a Medical Oncologist practicing at Millenium Cancer Centre located in Sector 44, Gurgaon. Dr. Sabeena has completed her MBBS from Government Stanley Medical College, Chennai. Further, she pursued MD from Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi. Dr. Sabeena K. Choudhary specializes in providing services such as General cancer consultation, Breast Cancer, Lung cancer, Mammaplasty, Lymph node dissection, Video-Assisted thoracoscopic surgery and Wedge resection procedures. Dr. Sabeena also offers treatments related to Thoracotomy, Neck dissection, Pulmonary lobectomy and Mastectomy procedures. She has an experience of practicing in the field of oncology for more than a decade now. She practices at Millenium Cancer centre, one of the best cancer centre situated in Gurgaon. This hospital treats their patients with care and helps them undergo various new and advanced procedures to cure cancer. Book your FREE appointment with Dr. Sabeena K. Choudhary at Elacancer.com.
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