Oxford study shows cancer risk

Scientists in Oxford have released new research showing the link between some cancers and smoking.

Oxford research links smoking to more cancers

Oxford study indicates women who smoke increase risk of some cancers Credit: PA

Scientists from Oxford have released new research claiming that women who smoked about 20 cigarettes a day doubled their risks of contracting Hodgkin's lymphoma and some bone marrow cancers.

The results come from a study of more than a million middle-aged women funded by Cancer Research UK and the Medical Research Council.

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