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Lungs have a 'magical ability' to get rid of cancerous cells caused by smoking once you give up, scientists say

Lungs have the 'magical' ability to replace cancerous mutations caused by smoking with healthy cells – if you kick the habit, scientists say. Researchers found that, compared with current smokers, those who gave up had more 'genetically healthy' lung cells. The researchers, from the Wellcome Sanger Institute and University College London, have a much lower risk of developing into cancer and highlight the benefits of stopping smoking completely. Read more.....

 

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