Diseases Caused From Tobacco Use

By Miranda Barnhart


Smoking damages so many things in your body.There is nothing safe about smoking.Smoking does not only hurt you but it hurts the people around you. Some of the cancers from tabacco use are as follows:

  • Acute myeloid leukemia
  • Bladder cancer
  • Cancer of the cervix
  • Cancer of the esophagus
  • Kidney cancer
  • Cancer of the larynx (voice box)
  • Lung cancer
  • Cancer of the oral cavity (mouth)
  • Pancreatic cancer
  • Cancer of the pharynx (throat)
  • Stomach cancer

Some other effects include:

  • infertility,
  • preterm delivery,
  • stillbirth,
  • low birth weight, and
  • sudden infant death syndrome

Secondhand Smoke

Second hang smoke effects millions of people. This may cause others to have some health problems.Every year thousands of people die from second hand smoke every year. Exposure to cigaretts smoke damages DNA.


Ciggarettes are responsible for 443,000 Deaths, one in five deaths per year in the United States. Nictotine is the key chemical compound that addicted people to tabacco.There are more than 7,000 chemicals per cigarette. 69 chemicals in cigaretts are cancer causing.1/3 of people who have ever tried smoking smoke on a daily basis

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