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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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Smoking tied to increased risk of common type of breast cancer

Young women who smoke may have an increased risk of a common type of breast cancer, according to a new study. Researchers found that women between 20 and 44 years old who had smoked a pack of cigarettes per day for at least 10 years were 60 percent more
Reuters
added Feb 16, 2014 18:43
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Kentucky smoking tops nation, despite 50 years of warnings

Meanwhile, Kentucky has not been able to pass a statewide smoking ban, and the state spends a small fraction of the $57 million a year the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends for tobacco prevention — just $2.1 million in each of the
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Jan 21, 2014 20:02
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[Washington] How Marysville woman kept resolution to quit smoking

There's no one right way, but four factors are key: Make the decision to quit; pick a "Quit Day"; deal with withdrawal by planning for it; maintain your smoke-free habits. Still, DeGroot wants to encourage people to just stop."You are never too old. If y
Everett (WA) Herald
added Jan 8, 2014 11:37
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The Surgeon General Report on Smoking and Health 50 Years Later: Breast Cancer and the Cost of Increasing Caution

the decision making process for concluding “causality” in Surgeon General reports has become increasingly cautious and defensive ... The evidence has continued to strengthen since 2005: there are now 12 large cohort studies that consistently demonstrate a
Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention
added Jan 13, 2014 13:29
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Lack of an Association between Passive Smoking and Incidence of Female Breast Cancer in Non-Smokers: Evidence from 10 Prospective Cohort Studies

The results suggest that passive smoking may not be associated with increased incidence of breast cancer. However, the present conclusion should be considered carefully and confirmed with further studies.
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Nov 19, 2013 02:01
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Breastfeeding Baby May Delay Breast Cancer

* Female smokers in the study were diagnosed with breast cancer at a younger age and obtained no significant benefit in this respect from a longer lactation period.
MedPage Today
added Aug 16, 2013 22:49
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Breast-Feeding May Protect Some Women Against Breast Cancer

Breast-feeding for more than six months appears to guard nonsmoking women against breast cancer for longer periods of time, a new study suggests. Smoking canceled the benefits of breast-feeding
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 15, 2013 10:31
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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.
DailyRx
added Aug 15, 2013 10:35
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[UK] Women aged 35-44 have higher incidence of cancer than men

UK's Office for National Statistics showed that breast cancer remained the most common cancer among women (30.7pc of new cases, affecting 42,000), ahead of lung (11.6pc) and colorectal (11.2pc).
Irish Independent (ie)
added Jul 3, 2013 09:13
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