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Can smoking cause bladder cancer?

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Every time you inhale tobacco fumes, you’re taking in all kinds of harmful chemicals. Over time, these build up in your bladder. You may pee out some of them. But they can still damage the lining of your bladder and put you at risk for cancer.

From: What Is Bladder Cancer? WebMD Medical Reference

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American Cancer Society: “Key Statistics for Bladder Cancer,” “What Is Bladder Cancer?” “Survival Rates for Bladder Cancer.”

Mayo Clinic: “Bladder Cancer.”

Reviewed by Louise Chang on November 18, 2018

SOURCES:

American Cancer Society: “Key Statistics for Bladder Cancer,” “What Is Bladder Cancer?” “Survival Rates for Bladder Cancer.”

Mayo Clinic: “Bladder Cancer.”

Reviewed by Louise Chang on November 18, 2018

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