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Cancer Poised to Become Top U.S. Killer

Cancer appears to be overtaking heart disease as the leading cause of death in the U.S., especially in higher-income populations, according to an observational study of 12 years of county mortality records. Heart disease was the leading cause of death i
MedPage Today
added Nov 14, 2018 02:59
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Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month Launches Today: Demand Better. For Patients. For Survival.

Research studies have identified several risk factors that may increase the likelihood that someone will develop pancreatic cancer, including family history of the disease, diabetes, pancreatitis, smoking, obesity, race, age and diet.
PR Newswire
added Nov 7, 2018 18:43
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Medical Discovery News: Airline flight attendants have higher risk for cancer

Cancer risk rises with exposure to carcinogens, substances or exposures that are known or suspected to cause cancer. Common carcinogens include tobacco use, lack of physical activity, pollution, household chemicals, herbicides and even medical treatments
Abilene (TX) Reporter-News
added Nov 7, 2018 18:00
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[Texas] GONZALEZ: November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month, and a good time to learn more

In Texas alone, 15,460 will be diagnosed and 9,310 will die of the disease this year. Eighty to 90 percent of all lung cancer deaths are attributed to cigarette smoking. But that means up to 20 percent of people who die from lung cancer in the U.S. every
Mcallen (TX) Monitor
added Nov 7, 2018 17:39
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[UK] E-cigarettes as a Smoking Cessation aid in Cancer Patients: Health Professionals knowledge, attitude and current practice

While UK health policy promotes e-cigarettes as a smoking cessation aid, this has not yet been adopted by local health organisations, causing barriers to and uncertainty around promoting use of e-cigarettes in cancer patients that smoke. Training of heal
NCRI -- National Cancer Research Institute (uk)
added Nov 6, 2018 16:58
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Doctors and nurses reluctant to recommend e-cigarettes to cancer patients

Twenty-nine per cent of health professionals would not recommend e-cigarettes to cancer patients who already smoke, according to research presented at the 2018 NCRI Cancer Conference. While e-cigarettes may pose some health risks, evidence suggests the
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Nov 6, 2018 12:37
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Cancer Council Australia Welcomes Singapore’s Standardised Packaging Tobacco Reforms

Australia’s leading cancer charity, Cancer Council Australia has congratulated a move by the Singaporean Ministry of Health to introduce standardised packaging and enlarged health warnings on tobacco products.
Cancer Council Australia (au)
added Nov 2, 2018 07:39
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VIDEO: Cancer Research UK's awareness roadshow heads to Preston

“The roadshow is a chance for us to talk to people about steps they can take to help reduce their risk of cancer through changes like stopping smoking, reducing alcohol intake or being more active. “As well as leaflets, we have lots of props so visitors c
Lancashire Evening Post (uk)
added Nov 2, 2018 06:25
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Notable Litigation: Family of MLB Great Tony Gwynn Settles Case with U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Co.

for “killing a baseball legend” has concluded in San Diego Superior Court. The family of deceased Hall of Fame baseball player Tony Gwynn settled with the company for a confidential amount. “It’s resolved, and it’s been resolved to the satisfaction of al
The Legal Examiner
added Oct 31, 2018 23:54
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[UK] Middle-aged people have MORE cancer-causing mutant cells than normal ones, shock study reveals

Middle-aged people have more mutant cells than normal ones, researchers claim. Scientists found up to 80 per cent of cells contain mutations that could cause cancer - even if they seem healthy under a microscope. In their examination of the oesophagea
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 23, 2018 01:06
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