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Study of smoking cancer patients fuels e-cigarette debate

The fierce debate over whether e-cigarettes can help people quit smoking took another twist on Monday as a research paper on their use by cancer patients was criticized as flawed.
added Sep 22, 2014 10:18

E-cigarettes 'DON'T help cancer patients stop smoking because they become more nicotine dependent'

Study found a three-fold increase in e-cigarette use over a single year alone / E-cigarette users joining stop-smoking programmes were more addicted / And findings show they are barely more likely to quit than normal smokers
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 22, 2014 10:16

[UK] Avoiding 40% of the premature deaths in each country, 2010—30: review of national mortality trends to help quantify the UN Sustainable Development Goal for health [FREE FULL TEXT]

The most important was 30% reduction in smoking, which in 2010 caused about a quarter of all cancer deaths in Europe and America (plus even more deaths from other diseases), and is already a major cause of death in China, India, and elsewhere in Asia. For
The Lancet (uk)
added Sep 22, 2014 10:14

E-Cigarettes Don't Help Cancer Patients Quit Smoking: Study

Smokers with cancer who used e-cigarettes along with traditional cigarettes were more dependent on nicotine than those who didn't use the devices, a Memorial Sloan Kettering study found. These patients were also just as likely -- or less likely -- to hav
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 22, 2014 09:23

[UK] Study: E-cigarettes do not help people trying to give up

do not appear to help cancer patients to give up smoking, new research suggests. A study of cancer patients who tried to quit smoking found those using the products were likely to have more failed attempts than those who did not use them...
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Sep 21, 2014 23:54

[Austria] Smoking causes urological diseases

Reduced fertility, impotence, and bladder carcinoma are problems caused by smoking, the Association of Austrian Urologists (BVU) said on Thursday. However, few people are aware of the fact that only 13 percent of respondents said they know smoking has a
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Sep 19, 2014 20:39

Smoking Prevalence Is High Among Cancer Survivors

Nearly 10% of cancer survivors in the United States smoke nine years after diagnosis, with bladder cancer survivors having the highest smoking rate, at 17.2%, according to a recent study conducted by researchers at the American Cancer Society (Figure, pag
Clinical Oncology
added Sep 18, 2014 13:43

[New York] ROSS: A relentless battler for real science

She saw through the mis- and disinformation campaigns promulgated by poseurs of many stripes, from the Big Tobacco spin on the “cancer epidemic” — which she rightly saw as an attempt to distract from the real culprit, cigarettes
New York Post
added Sep 17, 2014 22:33

[District of Columbia] Federal Cancer Research Funding Crisis Threatens Nation's Mortality Rate, Assert Top Cancer Researcher Patricia Berg, Ex-White House Spokesman Robert Weiner & Policy Analyst Tom Sherman Article in Baltimore Sun

"thousands of cancer scientists -- not your usual political activists -- are expected to 'Rally for Medical Research' on Capitol Hill Thursday to bring attention to dwindling federal support."
PR Newswire
added Sep 17, 2014 21:34

[Bangladesh] FUAD: Cancer and tobacco farming

However, our hope is that the 'Smoking & Tobacco Products Uses (Control) (Amendment) Act 2013' may create more restriction and more awareness on tobacco products, which will intimately help to reduce tobacco consumption and consequently curb its farming.
Financial Express (bd)
added Sep 17, 2014 17:31
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