Study links smoking to skin cancer

Results are different for men

A new health risk attributed to smoking. A new study suggests tobacco use may be linked to skin cancer in women.

The study found women who smoked for at least 20 years doubled their risk of developing  a type of non-melanoma skin cancer. Researchers found men who smoked only had a modest risk.

The study is published in the Journal Cancer Causes Control.

 

 

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