Suggest Treatment For Lung Cancer
My question is about how cancer works basically. For example, letâs say I stopped smoking but no dna mutation was done to lungs. Am I still able to get lung cancer? Or what if my dna is mutated. Does that mean I automatically get lung cancer?
They talk about percentages but I donât really know what that means. Does that mean that youâre not sure if I have mutated genes and just the chances of me getting cancer are based on that and then I develop it later on? Or that even if I donât have mutated genes, I can still get them and get cancer?
I ask because people talk about risk and percentages but what if I stopped for X years but the mutation was already done??
People say my risk will go back to normal but what if I already mutated my genes? Then I guess it won't go back to normal right?
Hello and thank you for asking
Mutations happen often, and the human body is normally able to correct most of them. Depending on where in the gene the change occurs, a mutation may be beneficial, harmful, or make no difference at all. So, one mutation alone is unlikely to lead to cancer. Usually, it takes multiple mutations over a lifetime to cause cancer. This is why cancer occurs more often in older people who have had more opportunities for mutations to build up.
There are a factor risck hou can helps this mutation,like smoking.Evean you have quite smoking ,that’s dose not mean that you don’t
have any risk developing cancer in your lifetime
No ,you should not be concerned. You are too young
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