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Smoking and Prostate Cancer: A Systematic Review.

​Tobacco smoking may improve a man's chances of developing and dying from prostate cancer.

​This research work studied the effect of tobacco smoking on prostate cancer development and mortality risk. Researchers conducted a meticulous meta-analysis on data obtained from eligible studies.

Researchers discovered that cigarette smoking correlated with high prostate cancer development and mortality risk. Data from this study indicate that tobacco smoking may promote the formation and spread of cancerous cells and tumors in the prostate.

Research Summary Information

  • 2015
  • De Nunzio C, Andriole GL, Thompson IM Jr, Freedland SJ.
  • Department of Urology, Sant'Andrea Hospital, University "La Sapienza", Rome, Italy. Electronic address: cosimodenunzio@virgilio.it. Division of Urology, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, USA. Department of Urology, The Cancer Therapy and Research Center, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio TX, USA. Section of Urology, Durham VA Medical Center and Division of Urology, Duke Prostate Cancer Centre, Departments of Surgery and Pathology, Duke School of Medicine, Durham, NC, USA.
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