Smokeless Tobacco, Snus, Seen to Make Prostate Cancer More Deadly for Patients

Smokeless Tobacco, Snus, Seen to Make Prostate Cancer More Deadly for Patients
Snus, a smokeless and moist powder tobacco product that is particularly popular in Sweden but also sold in the United States, increases prostate cancer patients’ chances of dying from their disease, and of dying prematurely from any cause, new research reports. The study, “Snus use, smoking and survival among prostate cancer patients,” published in the International

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Inês Martins holds a BSc in Cell and Molecular Biology from Universidade Nova de Lisboa and is currently finishing her PhD in Biomedical Sciences at Universidade de Lisboa. Her work has been focused on blood vessels and their role in both hematopoiesis and cancer development.

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