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17 May 2011

Smoking ups odds for prostate cancer return

In men who've had their prostate surgically removed due to prostate cancer, smoking seems linked to a rise in blood levels of prostate specific antigen (PSA) - a measure of the risk of cancer recurrence.

In men who've had their prostate surgically removed due to prostate cancer, smoking seems linked to a rise in blood levels of prostate specific antigen (PSA) - a measure of the risk of cancer recurrence.

"The study also presents a strong message to men: quitting smoking now could impact your ability to survive prostate cancer later," he added.

 

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