Smoking Leads to Breast Cancer

 

Smoking is one habit that has been proven time and again to cause a lot of harm to the body.  Now, there is certain proof that it is also a cause for breast cancer.

Smoking Leads to Breast Cancer“It has been clearly understood for decades that smoking causes lung cancer and heart disease, but there are many other health problems increasingly recognized as being caused or worsened by tobacco use.

The first Surgeon General’s Report, released Jan. 11, 1964 under tight security, identified smoking as a cause of lung cancer in men. The ramifications for public health policy were far-reaching and generated a major long-standing initiative to reduce tobacco use and exposure in the United States.

Today, it is recognized that cigarette smoking harms almost every organ in the human body. Although the number of lung-cancer cases has been reduced nationally, Kentucky continues to have one of the highest rates. In 2011, approximately 106 men and women out of every 100,000 individuals were diagnosed with lung cancer.”

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Dr. Chris Charlton

Dr. Chris Charlton

Dr. Chris was born in Europe but has lived in the US for many years. He attended college both in Europe and the US and completed medical school at the University of Texas. Residency and fellowship in oncology was completed at Baylor. Read More...
Dr. Chris Charlton

Dr. Chris Charlton

Dr. Chris Charlton

Dr. Chris Charlton

Dr. Chris Charlton

Dr. Chris Charlton

Dr. Chris Charlton

Dr. Chris Charlton