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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

[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

Smoking May Hinder Common Breast Cancer Treatment

Among breast cancer patients taking a class of drugs called aromatase inhibitors, smokers had a three times greater risk of their cancer returning than nonsmokers, the investigators found. However, the study could not prove a cause-and-effect link. Smok
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 25, 2016 15:46

[Sweden] Smoking can hamper common treatment for breast cancer

research study from Lund University in Sweden shows that common treatment for breast cancer works less well in patients who smoke, compared to non-smokers. The study is published in the British Journal of Cancer.
Medical Xpress (
added Jun 17, 2016 20:59

To your health: Here’s the latest on smoking and why you should quit

While the verdict is still out for whether smoking directly causes breast cancer, a new study did find a link – women who are chronic or long-time smokers may face an increased risk of death if they develop breast cancer.
Wilkes Barre (PA) Times Leader
added Jun 7, 2016 13:00

Gum disease linked to breast cancer risk in older women

Middle-aged and older women with gum disease are slightly more likely than those without gum problems to develop breast cancer, suggests a new study. The risk increase was most pronounced for women with gum disease who smoked cigarettes or had quit withi
added Dec 22, 2015 04:55

VIDEO: The Breast Way to Prevent Breast Cancer

women who breastfed their baby for six months or longer had lower risks of developing breast cancer later in life. This protection was seen only in women who didn't smoke.
added Aug 15, 2013 10:35

[New Zealand] Cancer charity shrugs off tobacco link

The New Zealand Association of Convenience Stores (NZACS), whose members include British American Tobacco and Imperial Tobacco, will donate the proceeds of its golf day next month to the Breast Cancer Research Trust. The fundraiser at the Remuera Golf C
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Mar 28, 2013 10:45

V2 Cigs Promote Breast Cancer Awareness Month Reports

Vapor Couture, sister brand to V2 Cigs, is promoting National Breast Cancer Awareness Month with a free gift. Vapor Couture is the only electronic cigarette brand on the market which was designed specifically for women.
added Oct 4, 2012 02:38

[China] Reproductive factors linked to lung cancer risk

If you are a woman and you face a higher risk for breast cancer, then you may also be at high risk for lung cancer, according to a study recently published in American Journal of Epidemiology.
added Sep 9, 2012 21:43
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