Yet Another Good Reason to Quite Smoking!
Published on July 18, 2017 by Massey. Ralph (ralphmasseymd.com)
A team from QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute studied nearly 19 thousand people and found that current smokers were significantly more likely to develop a squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) of the skin than non-smokers. “We don’t yet understand how smoking might increase the risk of SCC, but these findings strongly suggest that by quitting, smokers are lowering their risk of SCC to the same level as someone who has never smoked. This is another good reason to quit.”
Read more: http://doctor.ndtv.com/cancer/smoking-increases-risk-of-skin-cancer-1721838