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Does smoking affect my risk of mesothelioma?

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Studies have been conducted to find out if smoking has an effect on the risk of mesothelioma. These studies have shown that the combination of smoking and asbestos exposure is particularly hazardous. Smokers who are also exposed to asbestos have a greatly increased risk of lung cancer. However, smoking combined with asbestos exposure does not appear to increase the risk of mesothelioma.

   

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