History of smoking increases breast cancer risk

09/11/2009 | Reuters

A study of more than 8,000 women found those who had smoked 100 or more cigarettes at any point in their lives had a significantly increased risk of breast cancer. Researchers also said women who had used oral contraceptives for 11 years or longer had a 200% higher risk of breast cancer, women who used postmenopausal hormone therapy had an 81% increased risk and women who had a hysterectomy had a 35% lower risk.

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