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Breast Cancer Chemotherapy Associated With Long-Term Changes In Immune System

smoking, also seemed to slow immune-fighting cells from properly recovering; levels among smokers only reached half of what they were before chemo, compared to 80 percent among non-smokers.
Medical Daily
added Jan 27, 2016 20:04
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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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How chemo affects breast cancer survivors' immune systems: Antibodies don't return to pre-chemo levels, increasing risk of viruses

Levels in smokers only reached half the pre-chemotherapy levels in nine months, as compared to 80 per cent of non-smokers....‘We were surprised that the impact of chemotherapy is so long lived. ‘We were also surprised that smoking and choice of chemothera
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 27, 2016 19:59
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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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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
Reuters
added Dec 22, 2015 04:55
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Periodontal Disease and Breast Cancer: Prospective Cohort Study of Postmenopausal Women

Conclusion: Periodontal disease, a common chronic inflammatory disorder, was associated with increased risk of postmenopausal breast cancer, particularly among former smokers who quit in the past 20 years.
Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention
added Dec 22, 2015 04:55
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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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Invasive Cancer Incidence and Survival — United States, 2012

rates were highest for cancers of the female breast; prostate; lung and bronchus (60 per 100,000 persons); and colon and rectum...These four sites accounted for approximately half of cancers diagnosed in 2012, including...210,828 lung and bronchus cancers
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Dec 17, 2015 22:51
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[UK] Mum has breast cancer but will not stop smoking despite my stepfather hating

DEIDRE SAYS: She needs to give herself the best chance of recovery. Suggest she asks friends to donate to Macmillan Cancer Support if she quits as that could motivate her (0808 808 0000, macmillan.org.uk).
The Sun (uk)
added Sep 28, 2015 18:20
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