Mentholated Cigarettes No More Harmful Than Non-Mentholated Brands

Wednesday, March 23, 2011 - 15:32 in Health & Medicine

Individuals who smoke mentholated cigarettes are no more likely to develop lung cancer or to die from the disease than smokers of non-mentholated cigarettes, according to a new study led by William Blot, Ph.D., professor of Medicine, Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC), Nashville, Tenn., and colleagues at VICC, Meharry Medical College (MMC), Nashville, and the International Epidemiology Institute (IEI), Rockville, Md.

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