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Unregulated E-Cigarettes Called Unacceptable by ASCO

American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) stated that the lack of regulation of e-cigarettes is unacceptable and oncologists need to speak out on this issue. The effects of tobacco are something oncologists must deal with daily and, without regulatory
Cancer Therapy Advisor
added Jul 29, 2015 16:45
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E-Cigarettes: Are Advocates Just Blowing Smoke?

Studies show that most smokers are killed not by cancer but by heart disease and non-cancer lung disease, said Glantz, who has done extensive research on the cardiovascular effects of tobacco. “E-cigarettes do deliver fewer carcinogens than conventional c
NIH Record
added Jul 29, 2015 16:41
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The 'LinkedIn' for Cancer

rchers have often wondered why a drug that failed for virtually all test patients will trigger a miraculous recovery for a tiny sample during some drug trials. The answers may lie in DNA, and with new genome-sequencing technologies
Newsweek
added Jul 28, 2015 12:27
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[Kentucky] The Cancer Epidemic in Central Appalachia

Smoking increases lung cancer risk by up to 14 times—not enough to account for all the cases in the region....The most likely explanation is that many carcinogens are mixing together: adding radon or asbestos to smoking pushes the risk up to 300 times hig
Newsweek
added Jul 28, 2015 12:21
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[Australia] KISSING overtakes smoking as leading risk for head and neck cancers: Top doctor warns of 'tsunami' of oral human papilloma virus cases

Dr Thomas told Daily Mail Australia if you became infected by HPV in the oropharynx, your risk of developing head and neck cancer was 250 times higher than that of someone without the virus. While most commonly associated with cervical cancers, HPV can a
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 28, 2015 10:57
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[Florida] Team Wins $14.5 Million Verdict for Broward Smoker

A Weston woman who developed oral cancer after smoking for more than 30 years obtained a $14.5 million verdict—including $8 million in compensatory damages and $6.5 million in punitives... "A monumental and historical result for a foreign-born smoker of
floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added Jul 25, 2015 21:49
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[Canada] Pot-smoking cancer patient loses case

His ex-bosses argued that, for months, French had been smoking marijuana at work contrary to the law and workplace rules, and only offered the excuse that he’s a cancer survivor.
VANCOUVER 24 HOURS (ca)
added Jul 25, 2015 16:50
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[Florida] Lawyers Win First Punitives in Non-Engle Tobacco Trial

jury deliberated for more than nine hours before awarding $4.95 million in compensatory damages and for four hours before awarding $8.5 million in punitive damages....product defect, fraudulent concealment and conspiracy, and found that Larkin relied on t
floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added Jul 24, 2015 06:44
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[Florida] Philip Morris Must Pay Disfigured Ex-Smoker $12M, Jury Says ($$)

Merino's attorney Alex Alvarez emphasized his client's suffering, pointing to her appearance when she testified. "You saw how she struggled to even speak," Alvarez said. "You heard how she struggles to even eat. She's deformed, distorted, mangled and ...
Law360
added Jul 23, 2015 22:10
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Many Cancer Survivors Who Smoke See Little Benefit to Quitting

Cancer survivors who continue to smoke view the habit as less risky than survivors who quit, and they're more likely to spend time with smokers, a new study shows. Researchers from the American Cancer Society also found that these post-cancer smokers are
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 23, 2015 17:25
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