University of Minnesota Transdisciplinary Tobacco Use Research Center
To assess whether cutting back on cigarettes reduces the amount of tobacco-specific carcinogens in the body, scientists at the University of Minnesota measured the level of
carcinogen uptake in smokers who were reducing their cigarette consumption over 26 weeks. Overall reductions in carcinogen levels were seen, but the levels were modest and were proportionally less than the amount of cigarettes reduced per day.
National Institutes of Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
University of Minnesota.
Reducing cigarette smoking: Research summary Does it reduce cancer risk?.
University of Minnesota Transdisciplinary Tobacco Use Research Center.
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