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Tobacco use and prostate cancer: 26-year follow-up of US veterans.

​Cigarette smoking may increase a man's chances of having prostate cancer.

This research work studied the role of cigarette smoking in the development of prostate cancer. Researchers followed more than 200,000 US Veterans with regards to their smoking habits for 25 years. The prostate cancer odds ratio of each participant in this study was also ascertained.

Researchers observed that a surge in prostate cancer risk was associated with cigarette smoking. The results of this study show that tobacco use may be a contributing factor to the development of prostate cancer.

Research Summary Information

Smoking and aggressive prostate cancer: a review o...
Smoking and Prostate Cancer: A Systematic Review.

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