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Breast cancer: passive smoking link

Daily Mail, 9th March 2005

Passive smoking causes breast cancer, particularly in younger women, according to a new report.

The study, commissioned by the Californian Air Resources Board, is one of the first to suggest that smoke is a cause of the disease, which affects one in nine women.

It found that women exposed to second-hand smoke have up to a 90% greater risk of developing breast cancer.

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