Citizens for Clean Air and Clean Lungs

Smoking May Cause Breast Cancer

by ROB CHRISTENSEN, Staff Writer
Raleigh News & Observer, Friday, 8/27/99

Smoking may be a cause of breast cancer, argued Swiss medical expert Alfredo Morabia at a two-day meeting of international breast cancer specialists on Monday.

Morabia told the group that no direct link between the appearance of breast cancer and cigarettes has yet been established, "but it is a serious possibility and we must pursue our research in this area."

Source(s): Reuters, (8/30/99) "Smoking Likely Cause Of Breast Cancer-Expert"
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