The interaction of gender and smoking on bladder cancer risks.

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Summary of "The interaction of gender and smoking on bladder cancer risks."

Although smoking and gender are well-established bladder cancer (BCa) risk factors, a significant interaction with other risk factors could help in the identification of patterns for early detection and prevention strategies.


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Name: Current opinion in urology
ISSN: 1473-6586


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