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prostate, ovarian and liver cancers. Importantly, it controlled bone metastases in patients with breast and prostate cancers and melanoma.

  • Long-Term Smoking, But Not Moderate Alcohol Use, Linked to Increased Risk of Common Cancers Among Women Already at High Risk of Breast Cancer: A prospective study of more than 13,000 healthy women at high risk of breast cancer reported that the risks of invasive breast, lung and colon cancers were significantly higher in women with long smoking histories, compared to women who did not smoke or had shorter smoking histories. The study did not confirm previous reports of increased risk of cancer among those with moderate alcohol use, though it found that moderate alcohol use was associated with a lower risk of colon cancer. Low physical activity was associated with a significantly higher risk of endometrial cancer.


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    American Society of Clinical Oncology
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