Smokers have a cancer risk. Everyone knows this thing. But according to a recent study in Britain, not only smokers, but also those living with them, the risk of oral cancer is high.
According to the study, if non-smokers live with smokers, then the risk of getting oral cancer is up to 51% more than those living in smokeless houses. It has been known for a long time that smoking poses a risk of cancer of lungs, stomach, stomach and other organs as well as mouth, throat and lips. But this has been confirmed in a new study by King’s College London, which has been feared by experts for a long time. Passive or second-hand smoking also significantly increases the risk of oral cancer in a person.
Passive smoking is a matter of concern
Health hazards from passive inhalation of cigarette, pipe and cigar smoke have been a concern for health officials for many years. But earlier studies have found that second-hand smoking can cause lung cancer, but this is the first study of its kind that has explored the relationship between oral cancer and passive smoking. About half a million oral cancers are detected each year, including 8,300 in the UK. Tobacco smoke, which is loaded with carcinogens, has been linked to one in five deaths from cancer worldwide.
Children also affected
One in every three adults and 40 percent of children suffer from ‘involuntary smoking’ due to being around the person smoking. Based on data from around 6,900 people around the world, it has been revealed that people with second-hand smoking have a 51% higher risk of oral cancer. The studies have been published in Gerl Tobacco Control. It was also found that frequent exposure increases a person’s risk. The study says that people who live in a home with a smoker for 10 to fifteen years have twice the risk of oral cancer as those who are exposed to all forms of smoke.
Findings based on five studies
Researchers said they made these findings based on five different studies. This study, which identifies the dangerous effects of passive smoking, will guide health professionals, researchers, and policy makers in developing effective passive smoke exposure prevention programs.