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[Asia, Israel] HIGHER RISK FOR BREAST CANCER IN ARAB WOMEN EXPOSED TO MEN’S TOBACCO SMOKE

face a 250% higher risk of contracting breast cancer compared to Arab women who are not exposed to such smoke. This fact, reported in a new study from the University of Haifa’s School of Public Health, is especially relevant, as the smoking rate among Ar
Jerusalem Post
added Dec 10, 2017 18:10
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Smoking and risk of breast cancer in the Generations Study cohort [FREE FULL TEXT]

Smoking was associated with a modest but significantly increased risk of breast cancer, particularly among women who started smoking at adolescent or peri-menarcheal ages. The relative risk of breast cancer associated with smoking was greater for women w
BioMed Central (uk)
added Dec 1, 2017 02:28
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Cancer in the LGBT Community

From increased smoking, which is a risk factor for mesothelioma, to being screened for cancer les soften, gay, bisexual, and transgender men and women carry several more risks for cancer and need to be aware of these to make the best choices for good heal
Mesothelioma.net
added Sep 24, 2017 14:24
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[Michigan] Smoking neighbors don’t seem to care woman is recovering from cancer

An asthmatic Michigan woman recovering from breast cancer has filed a lawsuit against her tobacco puffing neighbors, according to a report. For the past year, Phyllis Davis said the neighbors in the connected unit in her Farmington Hills condo have been
New York Post
added Aug 8, 2017 20:41
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[Michigan] Cancer survivor sues over condo neighbor's second-hand smoke

A Farmington Hills woman recovering from breast cancer and battling asthma says she now has to deal with another problem that's making her sick - her neighbors' smoking habit.
WJBK FOX 2 (Southfield, MI)
added Aug 8, 2017 13:39
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Gum Disease May Be Linked to Cancer Risk in Older Women

A new study links gum disease with an increased risk of several types of cancer in postmenopausal women, even in women who never smoked... Breast cancer, lung cancer and gallbladder cancer were linked with higher risk among women who smoked and had gum di
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 1, 2017 16:28
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[New York] How to Lower Breast Cancer Risk

most important actions is an inaction: not smoking...every day on the streets of New York I still see young women and teenage girls smoking...a third higher risk of developing invasive breast cancer, and girls who started smoking before age 15 were nearly
New York Times
added May 8, 2017 13:45
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Radiotherapy for Breast Cancer Harmful in Smokers

Life-threatening toxicity from breast radiation in patients with breast cancer can be substantially reduced by smoking cessation, according to new research. In a study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, smokers treated for breast cancer had
Medical Tribune
added Mar 29, 2017 20:42
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EDITORIAL Effects of Smoking on Late Toxicity From Breast Radiation

the key findings underscore the need to personalize care for patients with breast cancer through vigorous promotion of smoking cessation, judicious radiation treatment planning, and careful minimization of radiation target volume in an evidence-based mann
Journal of Clinical Oncology
added Mar 29, 2017 20:40
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Estimating the Risks of Breast Cancer Radiotherapy: Evidence From Modern Radiation Doses to the Lungs and Heart and From Previous Randomized Trials [FREE FULL TEXT]

For long-term smokers, the absolute risks of modern radiotherapy may outweigh the benefits, yet for most nonsmokers (and ex-smokers), the benefits of radiotherapy far outweigh the risks. Hence, smoking can determine the net effect of radiotherapy on mort
Journal of Clinical Oncology
added Mar 29, 2017 20:38
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