Onderzoek: 'Smoking Intensity Predicts Bladder Cancer Severity'

maandag 14 januari 2013

It’s been well documented by researchers that smoking is one of the most common causes of bladder cancer, including in a recent study in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

But how smoking affects the progression of bladder disease hasn’t been as well known.

In a study published in the journal Cancer, researchers from the University of Miami and the University of Southern California report that bladder cancers in those who smoked most intensely were 50 percent more likely to be deadly than bladder cancers in those who never smoked or smoked less.

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