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[Mexico, USA] Kids' cancer risk might be tied to where mom was born

In Mexico, for example, women generally have strong social support networks and low stress levels during pregnancy, Heck said. Also, she added, “Foreign mothers have incredibly low rates of smoking, drinking or drug use,” and smoking during pregnancy is
added Apr 26, 2016 19:06

[Connecticut] Court: Law doesn't bar suits against cigarette manufacturers

Cigarette manufacturers aren't immune to lawsuits by smokers who get sick, the state's highest court ruled Monday in a decision that bolsters the case of a smoker who was stricken with laryngeal cancer and won a $28 million judgment against R.J. Reynolds
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 25, 2016 20:50

Hepatitis C linked to higher risk of head and neck cancers

Because smoking is a major risk factor for head and neck cancers, researchers also looked at data for a control group of 694 people with lung tumors and other smoking-related malignancies. They found 6.5 percent of this control group had HCV.
added Apr 25, 2016 14:27

Association Between Hepatitis C Virus and Head and Neck Cancers

HCV is associated with nonoropharyngeal (except nasopharyngeal) and HPV-positive oropharyngeal HNCs. Further studies are required to explore the possible interaction between HCV and HPV, and the association between HCV and other HPV-related malignancies.
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Apr 25, 2016 14:27


“About 25 percent of our clientele use vaporizers—especially if they’ve quit smoking,” Miller states. The method has proven to be a suitable smoking substitute for many guests at the Shangri-la Inn, particularly a man Miller recalls who was recovering fr
added Apr 24, 2016 23:50

Smokeless Tobacco And Cancer Link Found: Why FDA Hates Chews, Dips

The FDA's award-winning campaign "The Real Cost" informs the smokeless tobacco users that it causes nicotine addiction, tooth loss, gum disease and multiple kinds of cancer. It has been placed on the advertisements in 35 U.S. markets, according to FDA.go
Counsel & Heal
added Apr 24, 2016 23:41
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Researchers Identify New Mechanism to Target ‘Undruggable’ Cancer Gene

A new study published in the April 20 issue of the journal Cell...has identified a new mechanism... Mutations in RAS genes (HRAS, KRAS and NRAS) are frequently observed in many of the most common and lethal tumors, including cancers of the pancreas, lung
Mount Sinai Hospital
added Apr 22, 2016 16:40

FDA should regulate the manufacturing and marketing of hookah tobacco to prevent misperceptions of harm and widespread use

My colleagues at UCSF and I have submitted the following public comment to the FDA... A recent study of adolescents’ perceptions of risks associated with use of tobacco products conducted by the UCSF TCORS found hookah use was the most prevalent among al
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Apr 21, 2016 09:09
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Study Ties Certain Mouth Germs to Pancreatic Cancer Risk

"We identified two types of bacteria that are associated with a higher risk for pancreatic cancer and have been tied in the past to such diseases as periodontitis, or inflammation of the gums," explained lead researcher Jiyoung Ahn. She's an associate pr
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 20, 2016 20:42

Watercress extract detoxifies carcinogens in smokers, clinical trial demonstrates

Watercress extract taken multiple times a day significantly inhibits the activation of a tobacco-derived carcinogen in cigarette smokers, researchers at the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI), partner with UPMC CancerCenter, demonstrated in
added Apr 20, 2016 16:07
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