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[Sweden] Smoking interferes with common breast cancer treatment

Researchers in Sweden found the effects of one breast cancer treatment are lessened in patients who do not quit smoking cigarettes, while smoking appeared not to have a great effect on the efficacy of three others. In addition to lowering the effects of
UPI
added Jun 17, 2016 21:13
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[Sweden] Smoking can hamper common treatment for breast cancer

"Smokers who were treated with aromatase inhibitors had a three times higher risk of recurrence of breast cancer compared with the non-smokers who got the same treatment. The study also showed that the smokers also had an increased risk of dying, either
EurekAlert
added Jun 17, 2016 21:12
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[Sweden] Impacts of smoking on endocrine treatment response in a prospective breast cancer cohort

Preoperative smoking was only associated with an increased risk for breast cancer events and distant metastasis in AI-treated patients. If confirmed, smoking status should be taken into consideration when selecting an endocrine therapy.
British Journal of Cancer
added Jun 17, 2016 21:01
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[UK] Risk of breast cancer can be slashed with a healthy diet and regular exercise - even in those with a family history of the disease

Those classed as high risk but who have a low body mass index (BMI) and don't drink, smoke or use hormone therapy, had roughly the same risk as average white woman. The findings suggest a family history of the disease does not mean cancer is inevitabl
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 26, 2016 19:16
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[California] Janice Dickinson enjoys a smoke outside as she continues her recovery from breast cancer surgery in Beverly Hills

She is in recovery mode after having emergency surgery following a breast cancer diagnosis. And Janice Dickinson seemed in high spirits as she indulged in a smoke outside as she enjoyed a relaxing day in Beverly Hills on Tuesday.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 27, 2016 16:57
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After chemotherapy, immune system recovery may be slower than believed

“Most of the effect has recovered within nine months, if you don’t smoke,” she said. “[But] it seems that smoking has a big effect, and we always encourage patients to stop smoking.” While the researchers did not investigate this effect in other cancers
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
added Jan 27, 2016 20:03
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For Breast Cancer Patients, Never Too Late To Quit Smoking

a large study of breast cancer survivors has found that those who quit smoking after their diagnosis had a 33 percent lower risk of death as a result of breast cancer than those who continued to smoke. The study involved more than 20,600 women with brea
University of California at San Francisco (UCSF)
added Jan 26, 2016 22:24
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VIDEO: Smoking and Breast Cancer

Smoking before or after breast cancer diagnosis linked to higher risk of death, study finds.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 26, 2016 15:50
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Study Suggests Link Between Gum Disease, Breast Cancer Risk

Gum disease might increase the risk for breast cancer among postmenopausal women, particularly those who smoke, a new study suggests. Women with gum disease appeared to have a 14 percent overall increased risk for breast cancer, compared to women without
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 22, 2015 04:48
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[UK] Smokers with gene defect have one in four chance of developing lung cancer

Around a quarter of smokers who carry a defect in the BRCA2 gene will develop lung cancer at some point in their lifetime, a large-scale, international study reveals. Scientists announce a previously unknown link between lung cancer and a particular BRC
Institute of Cancer Research (Royal Cancer Hospital) (uk)
added Jun 9, 2014 17:06
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