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Barbara Brenner, Breast Cancer Iconoclast, Dies at 61

Breast Cancer Action gained respect for its policy, developed by Ms. Brenner, of not accepting donations ... from drug, oil, tobacco or chemical companies, or from cancer treatment centers or health insurers. That policy freed the group to hold such compa
New York Times
added May 21, 2013 01:13

[Norway] Smoking duration before first childbirth: an emerging risk factor for breast cancer? Results from 302,865 Norwegian women

Conclusion Smoking initiation before the first childbirth increases the risk of breast cancer.
Cancer Causes and Control
added May 13, 2013 09:19

[Asia, Asia-pacific] Effect of Passive Smoking on Female Breast Cancer in China: A Meta-analysis

Results suggest a possible association between passive tobacco smoke and female breast cancer in China.
Asia-Pacific Journal of Public Health
added Apr 25, 2013 12:54

Adenomatous Polyposis Coli-Mediated Accumulation of Abasic DNA Lesions Lead to Cigarette Smoke Condensate-Induced Neoplastic Transformation of Normal Breast Epithelial Cells

we have examined the molecular mechanisms by which CSC and its major component, Benzo[α]pyrene, enhances APC-mediated accumulation of abasic DNA lesions ... provide experimental evidence that CSC, a surrogate for active or passive (secondhand) smoking, ma
PubMed Central (NIH)
added Apr 25, 2013 12:46

[New Zealand] Cancer charity shrugs off tobacco link

The New Zealand Association of Convenience Stores (NZACS), whose members include British American Tobacco and Imperial Tobacco, will donate the proceeds of its golf day next month to the Breast Cancer Research Trust. The fundraiser at the Remuera Golf C
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Mar 28, 2013 10:45

Active Smoking and Breast Cancer Risk: Original Cohort Data and Meta-Analysis

These results support the hypothesis that active smoking is associated with increased breast cancer risk for women who initiate smoking before first birth and suggest that smoking might play a role in breast cancer initiation.
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Mar 4, 2013 11:51

More Evidence That Smoking Raises Breast Cancer Risk

Cigarette smoking appears to increase the risk of breast cancer, especially when women start smoking early in life, new research indicates. For years, experts have questioned whether cigarette smoking is directly linked with breast cancer risk or whether
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 28, 2013 18:38

Cancer Kills Nigerian Celebrities

things such as ultraviolet and ionizing radiation; chemical carcinogens, such as asbestos, components of tobacco smoke, food and drinking water contaminants as well as infections from certain viruses, bacteria or parasites could cause it. ... Sam Ojebode, (ng)
added Feb 21, 2013 13:31

Report Faults Priorities in Breast Cancer Research

The report, "Breast Cancer and the Environment -- Prioritizing Prevention," published on Tuesday, focuses on environmental factors, which it defines broadly to include behaviors, like alcohol intake and exercise; exposures to chemicals like pesticides, i
New York Times
added Feb 14, 2013 09:48

Breast Cancer and the Environment: Prioritizing Prevention Report of the Interagency Breast Cancer and Environmental Research Coordinating Committee (IBCERCC) (PDF)

Recommendations • Use existing breast cancer GWAS to stratify by smoking behaviors to identify specific genes that put some women who smoke at increased risk for breast cancer. • Support studies that evaluate the relationship of tobacco expos
Environmental Health Perspectives (NIEHS)
added Feb 14, 2013 09:17
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