Environmental tobacco smoke, carcinogenesis, and angiogenesis: A double whammy?

Adi F. Gazdar

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In this issue of Cancer Cell, Zhu and coworkers demonstrate that environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) results in tumor angiogenesis, and provide evidence that the responsible factor in ETS is nicotine. While a weak carcinogen, nicotine promotes carcinogenesis by a number of different mechanisms. The authors' findings provide further evidence of the harmful effects of ETS and indicate the desirability of reducing exposure to it.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)159-160
Number of pages2
JournalCancer Cell
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Sep 1 2003


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cancer Research
  • Cell Biology
  • Oncology

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