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Cancer Research UK: Smoking and Cancer

        

Cancer Research UK: Smoking and Cancer

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Smoking causes nine in ten cases of lung cancer. Lung cancer has one of the lowest survival rates of all cancers, and is the most common cause of cancer death in the UK. Smoking also increases the risk of over a dozen other cancers including cancers of the mouth, larynx (voice box), pharynx (upper throat), nose and sinuses, oesophagus, liver, pancreas, stomach, kidney, bladder, cervix and bowel, as well as one type of ovarian cancer and some types of leukaemia. There is also some evidence that... More
Material Type: Reference Material
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Date Added to MERLOT: January 18, 2011
Date Modified in MERLOT: January 18, 2011
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Keywords: effects of smoking, cancer development, lung cancer

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