Tobacco and cancer
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Breast cancer. Smoking tobacco increases the risk of breast cancer in women who started before they got pregnant for the first time (Gaudet, 2013).
Lung cancer. Smoking tobacco is a significant risk factor for developing lung cancer. The risk increases with daily use, cumulative doses, the number of years of consumption and onset at an early age (Caicojya, 2003).
- Gaudet, M., Gapstur, S. M., & Sun, J. (2013). Active smoking and breast cancer risk: original cohort data and meta-analysis. J Natl Cancer Inst, 105 (8), 515 –525.
- Caicoya, M. &Mirón, J.A. (2003). Cáncer de pulmón y tabaco en Asturias. Un estudio de casos y controles. Gac Sanit, 17 (3), 226 – 30.
UTC for healthcare professionals
- Neurobiology of Addiction: https://www.issup.net/node/7342
- Classification of Drugs: https://www.issup.net/node/7521