08/25/2010 // Greensboro, NC, USA // Get Cancer Answers // Cancer Answers

A new study shows that nicotine not only contributes to smoking addiction, but also directly promotes the development of Breast Cancer. Taipei Medical University completed research with 276 samples and found that normal cells treated with nicotine developed cancer traits. This indicates that nicotine replacement products that help patients quit smoking, such as gums, patches and the electronic cigarette could be contributing to the growth of cancer as well.



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