04 Apr '11, 9pm

Weight affects smokers' breast cancer risk?: ORLANDO (Florida) - Smoking raises the risk of breast cancer for he...

ORLANDO (Florida) - Smoking raises the risk of breast cancer for healthy-weight and overweight women but not for those who are obese, new research in the United States suggests. It was a first-of-its-kind finding but researchers say it does not mean that smoking is safe for women who weigh way too much, since it is still a risk factor for many other diseases. A decade-long study of 76,628 women showed that those who were healthy-weight or merely overweight, with body mass index (BMIs) under 30, were more likely to develop breast cancer if they smoked. The risk was 16 per cent higher for those smoking for 10 to 29 years and 25 per cent higher for those who smoked 30 to 49 years. But researchers saw no added breast cancer risk in obese smokers (BMI of 30 or above) compared to non-smokers who weighed that much. Researchers had no explanation for the results. Many breast cance...

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