Respiratory Diseases

Respiratory Diseases affect the lungs and other parts of the respiratory system. Respiratory diseases may be caused by infection, by smoking tobacco, or by breathing in secondhand tobacco smoke, radon, asbestos, or other forms of air pollution. 

Chronic Respiratory Diseases

  • Asthma
  • COPD

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References:

NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms. (n.d.). Retrieved from https://www.cancer.gov/publications/dictionaries/cancer-terms/def/respiratory-disease.