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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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The association of area-level social class and tobacco use with adverse breast cancer characteristics among white and black women: evidence from Maryland, 1992-2003

Area-level tobacco consumption may capture cases' direct use and second hand smoke exposure, but also may identify neighborhoods with excess cancer-related behavioral or environmental exposures, beyond those measured by social class.
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Apr 2, 2015 17:32
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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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Health Highlights: Sept. 21, 2012: * Huge Cancer Research Effort Announced by Texas Center

A massive effort against eight types of cancer has been launched by the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. The center expects to spend as much as $3 billion . . . The targeted types of cancer include especially deadly forms of bre
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 15, 2012 20:36
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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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[UK] Cancer deaths among women to rise 60% by 2030, new reports warn

Two reports have warned of an explosion in cancer deaths among women... already killing one in seven women around the world, said the ACS report... All four of the deadliest cancers – breast, colorectal, lung and cervical cancer – are mostly preventable
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 5, 2016 19:52
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