Study links smoking to increased colorectal cancer risk

12/4/2009 | HealthDay News

Current smokers have a 27% higher risk of colorectal cancer and people who have smoked for at least 50 years have a 38% higher risk, compared with people who never smoked, a 13-year study of almost 200,000 people found. Other studies found inhaling secondhand fumes may raise the risk of breast cancer for women and the risk of lung cancer in children.

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