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Study: Lung Cancer in Women on the Rise

Tuesday, 08 Jun 2010 09:45 AM

While lung cancer rates have fallen in men, they have continued to rise among women, leaving doctors baffled. A new study reveals that an old culprit in other cancers may be the cause — estrogen. The Wall Street Journal reports on the new research which found that lung cells make estrogen, and women who are exposed to cigarette smoke may be at increased risk.

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