Link Between Estrogen and Tobacco Smoke: Estrogen May Help Promote Lung Cancer

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The hormone estrogen may help promote lung cancer -- including compounding the effects of tobacco smoke on the disease -- pointing towards potential new therapies that target the hormone metabolism, according to new research presented at the AACR Annual Meeting 2012 on April 3 by scientists at Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia.

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Fox Chase Cancer Center (2012, April 3). Link between estrogen and tobacco smoke: Estrogen may help promote lung cancer. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 5, 2012, from http://www.sciencedaily.comĀ­ /releases/2012/04/120403193832.htm
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