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Why is Bladder Cancer More Common Among Men?

Dr (Brig) A.K. Dhar, Senior Consultant Medical and Hemato Oncology, American Oncology Institute, Gurugram explains the causes of bladder cancer and provides insight into why it is more common among men than women.

"Consumption of tobacco is a common reason for the increasing incidence of bladder cancer in India.

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The other reason is exposure to aromatic amines and carbon black dust in the rubber, leather, and dye industries. The smokers have three-four times higher risk of bladder cancer as compared to non-smokers."

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