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[California] Smoking linked to breast, prostate cancer

Add breast cancer, prostate cancer, kidney failure, liver damage and all manner of infections to the long list of health risks... Rescue Social Change Group...won a $152 million grant in 2012 to conduct anti-smoking campaigns nationwide targeting youths.
U-T San Diego [San Diego Union Tribune]
added Feb 13, 2015 03:29
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Smoking and Mortality — Beyond Established Causes

We pooled data from five contemporary U.S. cohort studies including 421,378 men and 532,651 women... A substantial portion of the excess mortality among current smokers between 2000 and 2011 was due to associations with diseases that have not been formal
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added May 29, 2015 13:28
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[UK-Scotland] JOPLING: Cancer not just a matter of ‘bad luck’

The claim that cancer is just bad luck is actually very misleading and isn’t supported by the research paper that the story was based on. Significantly, breast cancer wasn’t even included in that study...these mutations are also caused by other factors,
The Scotsman (uk)
added Feb 12, 2015 11:01
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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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Scoring System for Lung Cancer Screening Debuts

system of scoring lung lesions observed in screening studies was reviewed here by researchers for the American College of Radiology (ACR) who hope the new tool will be as successful for lung cancer screening as ACR's BI-RADS has been for breast cancer.
MedPage Today
added Dec 7, 2014 12:56
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New research shows risk of breast cancer is greater when women smoke before having their first child

Research presented yesterday at the World Cancer Congress shows that one in eleven breast cancer cases in mothers can be prevented if women do not smoke before having their first child. With the majority of female smokers starting before their first preg
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Dec 5, 2014 17:16
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[UK] Breast cancer gene and smoking is a 'lethal mix'

"Smoking and the breast cancer risk gene BRCA2 combine to 'enormously' increase the chance of developing lung cancer," BBC News reports.
National Health Service (NHS) (uk)
added Jun 2, 2014 14:08
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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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[UK] Smoking and breast cancer gene combine 'to raise risk'

Smoking and the breast cancer risk gene BRCA2 combine to "enormously" increase the chance of developing lung cancer, a study of 27,000 people has suggested. The research, published in the journal Nature, found the gene could double the likelihood of get
BBC Online
added Jun 2, 2014 14:09
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