Study: Quit smoking to reduce prostate risk

March 3, 2010 1:57:53 PM PST
One way to prevent prostate cancer is by giving up smoking, according to a new study in the American Journal of Public Health that found prostate cancer is "likely a smoking-related tumor."

Scientists pooled 24 studies and found what they call surprisingly clear consistent evidence that both the chance of developing cancer and dying from prostate cancer increases with smoking.