Short answer questions

(1)Cancer is considered by many a primarily genetic disease. However,what role does a lifestyle choice, such as smoking or a high cholesterol diet, play in the development of cancer?  

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(2)Explain how a chronic disease like COPD has seen an increase in mortality compared to the more common communicable diseases seen throughout the world especially in underdeveloped nations.  

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