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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
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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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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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