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Influence of smoking on the development of lung metastases from breast cancer.

Authors
  • Scanlon, E F1
  • Suh, O
  • Murthy, S M
  • Mettlin, C
  • Reid, S E
  • Cummings, K M
  • 1 Department of Surgery, Evanston Hospital, Illinois, USA.
Type
Published Article
Journal
Cancer
Publication Date
Jun 01, 1995
Volume
75
Issue
11
Pages
2693–2699
Identifiers
PMID: 7743472
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

This study found a significant association between cigarette smoking history and risk of lung metastases developing in women diagnosed with primary invasive unilateral breast cancer. The risk of lung metastases developing increased as the number of cigarettes smoked in a lifetime increased.

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