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Cancer on Course to Become Top Killer of Americans

Report shows it will probably eclipse heart disease as leading cause of death in coming years
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 25, 2016 12:57
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SULLUM: Experiment Confirms Lifesaving Potential of E-Cigarettes

confirms that smokers can dramatically reduce their exposure to toxins and carcinogens by switching to e-cigarettes. "They are safer," the lead author, Maciej Goniewicz, a toxicologist at the Roswell Park Cancer Institute, told Buffalo Business First. "It
Reason Magazine
added Aug 23, 2016 21:52
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The Known: Cancer Is Really, Really Old. The Unknown: How Common It Was.

suggests that cancer is “limited to societies that are affected by modern lifestyle issues such as tobacco use and pollution resulting from industrialization.”...But other researchers, considering the same anthropological data, have rejected this view. In
New York Times
added Aug 22, 2016 21:19
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Fewer Cancer-Causing Chemicals in E-Cigs Than Regular Cigarettes: Study

"This study suggests that smokers who completely switch to e-cigarettes and stop smoking tobacco cigarettes may significantly reduce their exposure to many cancer-causing chemicals," said lead author Maciej Goniewicz, an assistant professor of oncology a
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 20, 2016 17:09
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Exposure to Nicotine and Selected Toxicants in Cigarette Smokers Who Switched to Electronic Cigarettes: A Longitudinal Within-Subjects Observational Study

Conclusions: After switching from tobacco to e-cigarettes, nicotine exposure remains unchanged, while exposure to selected carcinogens and toxicants is substantially reduced.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 20, 2016 03:10
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Exposure to Nicotine and Selected Toxicants in Cigarette Smokers Who Switched to Electronic Cigarettes: A Longitudinal Within-Subjects Observational Study

Implications: To our knowledge, this is the first study that demonstrates that substituting tobacco cigarettes with an e-cigarette may reduce user exposure to numerous toxicants and carcinogens otherwise present in tobacco cigarettes. Data on reduced exp
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 19, 2016 10:55
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Shane Todd, of 'Tips From Former Smokers' campaign, dies

Shane Todd of CDC's "Tips From Former Smokers" campaign died of cancer He shared his story with millions in the anti-smoking campaign videos...died from complications of cancer. He was 49.
CNN
added Aug 18, 2016 03:57
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Kentucky leads the nation in cancer deaths, but falls short on policies to prevent the disease

Kentucky ranks first in deaths from cancer and has for several years, but falls short in its fight against cancer when it comes to supporting policies and passing legislation to prevent it, according to an American Cancer Society report released Aug. 11.
KyForward
added Aug 15, 2016 18:47
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As Mississippi balks at laws, taxes, cancer takes its toll

Gaston’s is a story the American Cancer Society would rather not be repeated so often. On Thursday, it released its How Do You Measure Up? report on Mississippi’s cancer prevention efforts. The state, in short, doesn’t measure up so well.
Biloxi (MS) Sun Herald
added Aug 12, 2016 16:46
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HOW DO YOU MEASURE UP? A Progress Report on State Legislative Activity to Reduce Cancer Incidence and Mortality (PDF)

The 14th edition of How Do You Measure Up? illustrates where states stand on issues that play a critical role in reducing cancer incidence and death. The goal of every state should be to achieve “green” in each policy area delineated in the report. B
American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network
added Aug 11, 2016 16:11
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