Nearly 10% of cancer survivors smoke, despite risks

August 6, 2014 7:17 AM

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Nearly 10% of cancer survivors smoke, despite risks

Nearly one in 10 long-term cancer survivors play with fire by continuing to smoke, a new study shows.

Smoking rates are especially high among those who had cancers strongly linked to smoking, such as lung and bladder cancer, say researchers who questioned nearly 3,000 survivors nine years after diagnosis. The results are published Wednesday in the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention...

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