This Week in the British Medical Journal | GenomeWeb

In the British Medical Journal this week, Mount Sinai School of Medicine researcher Paolo Boffetta and Philippe Autier of the International Prevention Research Institute in France say there is evidence to show that smoking is "probably" associated with breast cancer, especially when the smoking starts early in life. Changes in smoking habits in many countries have caused higher rates of tobacco-related morbidity to shift from men to women, the authors write.

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