After 5 Years Without a Cigarette

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What happens 5-10 yrs. after quitting smoking?

After 5 Years Without a Cigarette

After 5 years of not smoking, the risk of death due to lung cancer decreases by 50%, and after ten years your chance of lung cancer is about equal to a non smoker.

Pre cancerous cells are replaced as well, and the chance of getting other types of cancer is decreased.



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