Smoking Linked With Increased Risk of Breast Cancer

The researchers found that young women who were current or recent smokers and had been smoking a pack a day for at least 10 years had a 60 percent increased risk in developing the most common subtype of breast cancer, estrogen receptor positive breast cancer.

Tobacco deadlier than ever

Editor’s Message: Tobacco Deadlier Than Ever

Fifty years after the landmark 1964 US Surgeon General Report on Smoking and Health, smoking is deadlier than ever — now responsible for the deaths of 480,000 Americans each year.