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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

[Nigeria] Shame to breast cancer

Breast cancer maintained the lead in all cancer cases amongst Nigerian women, rising from 11.2 per cent to 25.7 per cent during 1960-1980 and 1980-1985. The pink ribbon is the most prominent symbol of breast cancer awareness and, in most countries, the mo
Daily Sun (ng)
added Feb 13, 2013 16:51

Breast Cancer News: Passive smoking can cause breast cancer

A study in British Medical Journal suggests that passive smoking or second-hand smoking may increase risk of breast cancer in postmenopausal women.
added Nov 17, 2012 18:47

[Canada] PAYNE: The real women’s cancer

breast cancer is widely identified as the female cancer. Which goes a long way to explain why lung cancer, which is actually the leading cause of cancer deaths among women by a wide margin, gets so little attention. According to Dr. Scott Laurie, a medic
Ottawa (Ont) Citizen (ca)
added Oct 29, 2012 13:45
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[Florida] Ecigscorner Supports South Beach Smoke's Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign

South Beach Smoke electronic cigarettes has offered a 25% price off on all of its starter kits, and a percentage of the sales that will be generated will be donated to the research and prevention of breast cancer. . . possible through the Susan G. Komen
added Oct 18, 2012 07:43

Health Highlights: Sept. 21, 2012: * Huge Cancer Research Effort Announced by Texas Center

A massive effort against eight types of cancer has been launched by the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. The center expects to spend as much as $3 billion . . . The targeted types of cancer include especially deadly forms of bre
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 15, 2012 20:36

V2 Cigs Promote Breast Cancer Awareness Month Reports

Vapor Couture, sister brand to V2 Cigs, is promoting National Breast Cancer Awareness Month with a free gift. Vapor Couture is the only electronic cigarette brand on the market which was designed specifically for women.
added Oct 4, 2012 02:38

[China] Reproductive factors linked to lung cancer risk

If you are a woman and you face a higher risk for breast cancer, then you may also be at high risk for lung cancer, according to a study recently published in American Journal of Epidemiology.
added Sep 9, 2012 21:43

[Sweden] Cadmium in Diet May Increase Breast Cancer Risk

HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 16, 2012 00:00
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