Oncologist: Electronic cigarettes will not save you from cancer

Any form of tobacco dangerous to health, will not save even a modern Smoking device. About the risks of cancer was told by a leading oncologist medical center the Clinic Olga Pospelova.

the Doctor suggested to consider the basic components of e cigarette: nicotine, glycerin, propylene glycol, flavorings.

“the Last two more or less safe. But the dangers of nicotine known to all. It is irritating and toxic action on mucous membrane of the respiratory organs. Under his negative influence also fall the endocrine, cardiovascular, nervous system. Because nicotine affects the trachea, larynx, nasopharynx,” said Lotov.

According to her, the other component of the device, glycerin, when heated, breaks down into a strong carcinogen belonging to the first class of danger.

“Its content in electronic cigarettes a little. But it can be assumed that long-term systematic use of electronic cigarettes the risk of developing guidance increases”, — explained the doctor.

She mentioned that although accurate data on this issue are still lacking, the harm of such devices for health in General is obvious. In this study amply confirm the negative effects of tobacco in other forms.

“the Influence of regular cigarettes on the development of cancer it has long been proved. The most frequent pathology caused by Smoking is lung cancer. However, addiction can cause cancer of the larynx, oral cavity, esophagus, kidney, bladder,” — told Pospelov.

According to her, will not save and switching to chewing tobacco. It causes cancer of the lip and tongue than people suffered in ancient times, when this form of use was widespread.

world no tobacco day is celebrated every year on may 31. Read this day in the “Rosbalt” about the relationship of Smoking and cancer.

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