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Smoking and Mortality — Beyond Established Causes

A substantial portion of the excess mortality among current smokers between 2000 and 2011 was due to associations with diseases that have not been formally established as caused by smoking. These associations should be investigated further and, when appro
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added Feb 11, 2015 17:22
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[UK] Lung cancer, women and smoking: How disease surpassed breast cancer

American Cancer Society has announced. Releasing its report on World Cancer Day 2015, the charity found that lung cancer has overtaken breast cancer in terms of death rates in women. Researchers believe this reflects the uptake of smoking in women, whic
IBTimes (uk)
added Feb 4, 2015 14:23
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Cancer Kills Nigerian Celebrities

things such as ultraviolet and ionizing radiation; chemical carcinogens, such as asbestos, components of tobacco smoke, food and drinking water contaminants as well as infections from certain viruses, bacteria or parasites could cause it. ... Sam Ojebode,
Naij.com (ng)
added Feb 21, 2013 13:31
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Report Faults Priorities in Breast Cancer Research

The report, "Breast Cancer and the Environment -- Prioritizing Prevention," published on Tuesday, focuses on environmental factors, which it defines broadly to include behaviors, like alcohol intake and exercise; exposures to chemicals like pesticides, i
New York Times
added Feb 14, 2013 09:48
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One or Two Drinks a Day Might Boost Cancer Risk: Study

Limit alcohol consumption, especially if you've ever smoked, experts say...A new study of 136,000 adults found light to moderate drinking was associated with an increased risk of breast cancer in women and several other cancers in male smokers.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 19, 2015 13:33
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[UK, USA] Smoking 'increases risk of breast cancer in older women by almost a fifth'

US scientists who tracked the progress of around 186,000 women aged 50 to 71 found that those who smoked were 19% more likely to develop breast cancer than those who had never smoked. Women who once smoked but then kicked the habit were still 7% more at
The Guardian (uk)
added Mar 19, 2014 13:03
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[Nigeria] Shame to breast cancer

Breast cancer maintained the lead in all cancer cases amongst Nigerian women, rising from 11.2 per cent to 25.7 per cent during 1960-1980 and 1980-1985. The pink ribbon is the most prominent symbol of breast cancer awareness and, in most countries, the mo
Daily Sun (ng)
added Feb 13, 2013 16:51
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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month: What You Need to Know and How You Can Help

Limited but accumulating research indicates that smoking may slightly increase breast cancer risk, particularly long-term, heavy smoking and among women who start smoking before their first pregnancy.
PR Newswire
added Oct 1, 2018 18:08
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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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[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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