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Tobacco Related Cancer Pictures

Cigarette smoking is responsible for most cases of lung cancer, but there are many others types of cancer tobacco use also contributes to. Pictures of tobacco-related cancers are in this section. Please be aware that some of these photos are very unpleasant to look at.

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Normal Lungs and Aveoli
The lungs are located in the chest cavity and are responsible for respiration. The alveoli are small sir sacs where oxygen is exchanged in the lungs. Illustrated by A.D.A.M.

Bronchial Cancer X-Ray
From A.D.A.M., this chest x-ray is of a person with bronchial cancer.

Lung Cancer X-Ray
Lung cancer shows up in the right lung of this patient.

Lung Cancer - Large Cell Carcinoma
Large cell carcinoma is any lung tumor that cannot be classified. Illustrated by A.D.A.M.

Lung Cancer - Small Cell Carcinoma
Small cell carcinoma, also called oat cell carcinoma, can create its own hormones, which alter body chemistry. Illustrated by A.D.A.M.

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Lung Cancer - Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Squamous cell carcinoma commonly starts in the bronchi and may not spread as rapidly as other lung cancers. Illustrated by A.D.A.M.

Adenocarcinoma of the Lung
This chest X-ray shows adenocarcinoma of the lung.

Adenocarcinoma Illustrated
From A.D.A.M., this illustration shows how adenocarcinoma develops on the outer boundaries of the lungs.

Effects of Smokeless Tobacco Use
Smokeless tobacco can cause oral cancer, gum disease, increased tooth decay and periodontal bone loss. It may also lead to an increased risk of tumors of the upper digestive tract.

Pictures of Mouth Cancer
Pictures of cancer of the mouth include cancerous bulges outside of the mouth and damage to the tongue. The number one preventive measure for this type of cancer is to stop smoking or chewing tobacco.

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