Smoking appears to confer a modest elevation in breast cancer risk, ... Certainly this relationship is not as strong as the relationship between smoking and lung cancer or smoking and heart disease, but breast cancer may be another disease to add to the long list of diseases associated with smoking.
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"Frederick Charles Hutchinson" (August 12, 1919 – November 12, 1964) was an American professional baseball baseball player/player, a Major League Baseball/Major League pitcher for the Detroit Tigers. He also was a manager (baseball)/manager for three Major League teams.
Stricken with fatal lung cancer at the height of his managerial career as leader of the pennant-contending Cincinnati Reds, he was commemorated one year after his death when his brother William B. Hutchinson (physician)/Dr. William B. Hutchinson created the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center as a division of the Pacific Northwest Research Foundation, in the Hutchinsons' native city of Seattle, Washington (state)/Washington. Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center/The "Fred Hutch", which became independent in 1975, is now one of the best-known facilities of its kind in the world.More Fred Hutchinson on Wikipedia.
On the whole, the use of estrogen with progestin HRT does not appear to be associated with an increased risk of breast cancer in middle-aged women.
The take-home message is that this study gives us a more definitive reason that breast-feeding is one way to reduce risk of breast cancer.