EFFECTS of smoking one of which is to increase the risk of cancer. And risks can occur at both male and female smokers.
Currently researchers found a high risk to the smokers especially for women with cancer especially colon cancer. Women who never smoked had a nearly 20 percent increased risk for colon cancer, compared with women who had never smoked, as reported by everydayhealth.
“Women who smoke even 10 or fewer per day can also increase their risk for colon cancer,” said researcher Dr. Inger Gram, a professor in the department of community medicine at the University of Tromso in Norway.
Colon cancer is cancer associated with smoking. WHO says smoking long-term impact is two-fold risk of developing colon cancer for women. It also increases the risk of bladder disorders and pancreatic cancer.
“Smoking is toxic to our bodies, this is a cause of death and the number one trigger of the disease in the world,” said Gram.