Posted on August 16, 2011
Current cigarette smokers have a higher risk of bladder cancer than previously reported, and the risk in women is now comparable to that in men, according to a study by scientists from the National Cancer Institute (NCI), part of the National Institutes of Health. The report was published on Aug. 16, 2011, in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
The National Cancer Institute (NCI) press release for the study
News article in NCI's bi-weekly newsletter the Cancer Bulletin (Archive)
Research highlight in the DCEG Linkage Newsletter