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Women Smokers More Likely to Get Colon Cancer Than Men: Study

(5/6/2013)

Women Smokers More Likely to Get Colon Cancer Than Men: Study
HealthDay News 
April 30, 2013

Smoking's connection to cancer is well-established. Now, researchers say cigarettes increase the odds for developing colon cancer, especially for women.  Women who've ever smoked have an almost 20 percent increased risk for colon cancer, compared with women who never smoked, according to the new study, published April 30 in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention.

Read the full article here: http://consumer.healthday.com/Article.asp?AID=675925

 


Keywords: study, women, men, smokers, colon, cancer, increase



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