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Lung cancer leads all cancer deaths

Doctors believe smoking causes lung cancer by damaging the cells that line the lungs. When you inhale cigarette smoke, which is full of cancer-causing substances, changes in the lung tissue begin almost immediately. At first the body may be able to repa
St. George (UT) Spectrum
added Oct 21, 2014 09:31
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[UK] Tobacco firms to fund cancer pledge

Patients in England with suspected cancer will be guaranteed tests and results within a week by 2020 under Labour plans paid for by a levy on tobacco firms.
Press Association (uk)
added Oct 20, 2014 12:55
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[UK] Cancer sufferers promised one week turnaround on NHS test results--funded by tobacco tax

PATIENTS suffering from cancer could only have to wait ONE WEEK for results from their tests, under new plans for the National Health Service.
The [London, UK] Express
added Oct 20, 2014 12:40
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[UK] One-week cancer tests paid for by tax on tobacco firms, Labour promises

Quicker diagnosis will cost the NHS less in the long-run, Labour says, as it pledges to help inject more money into health services
The Independent (uk)
added Oct 20, 2014 12:25
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[UK] Miliband: 'Levy tobacco firms to fund fight against cancer'

Labour leader Ed Miliband said the £750m cost of improving cancer test waiting times would be covered by a levy on tobacco firms.
BBC Online
added Oct 19, 2014 19:54
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European Commission: 12 ways to reduce your cancer risk.

1.Do not smoke. Do not use any form of tobacco. / 2.Make your home smoke-free. Support smoke-free policies in your workplace... Successful cancer prevention requires these individual actions to be supported by governmental policies and actions.
International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC)
added Oct 15, 2014 07:12
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European code against cancer calls for smoke-free, active lives

Cancer experts issued a 12-point code on Tuesday aimed at preventing up to half of all new cases of the disease in Europe by guiding people towards smoke-free, active lives free from cancer-causing infections and substances.
Reuters
added Oct 15, 2014 07:09
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European code against cancer calls for smoke-free, active lives

Cancer experts issued a 12-point code on Tuesday aimed at preventing up to half of all new cases of the disease in Europe by guiding people towards smoke-free, active lives... Publishing the new European code against cancer, experts at the World Health Or
Reuters
added Oct 14, 2014 12:38
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Americans have 14 million smoking-related ailments: study

Using surveys, the researchers found that in 2009 roughly seven million Americans reported almost 11 million major medical conditions caused by smoking. Including ailments people don’t know they have or didn't report, that number climbs to 14 million med
Reuters
added Oct 14, 2014 11:36
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Estimation of Cigarette Smoking–Attributable Morbidity in the United States [FREE ONLINE FIRST]

US adults have had approximately 14 million major medical conditions that were attributable to smoking. This figure is generally conservative owing to the existence of other diseases and medical events that were not included in these estimates. Cigarette
Archives of Internal Medicine
added Oct 13, 2014 20:44
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