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Cancer

17 August 2011

Women at risk of bladder cancer

Women smokers face a higher risk of bladder cancer, according to a US study that points to the changing content of cigarettes as a potential reason for the increase.

Women smokers face a higher risk of bladder cancer than previously thought, according to a US study that points to the changing content of cigarettes as a potential reason for the increase.

The research, funded by the US National Institutes of Health and published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, said "the composition of cigarettes has changed during the past 50 years".

 

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