Robert A Gardiner
Med J Aust 2002; 176 (1): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2002.tb04275.x
Published online: 7 January 2002

The practice of urology continues to be affected by the compulsory wearing of seatbelts, resulting in less trauma, and antismoking initiatives. Bladder cancer is an occupationally related tumour, but cigarette smoke is by far the most significant environmental carcinogen, so a recent report suggesting that smoking rates may be declining1 is heartening.

  • Robert A Gardiner

  • Department of Surgery, University of Queensland, Wellington Point, QLD 4160.


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