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Cancer survivors who smoke perceive less risk from tobacco

Cancer survivors who smoke report fewer negative opinions about smoking, have more barriers to quitting, and are around other smokers more often than survivors who had quit before or after their diagnosis, according to a new study appearing in Psycho-Onc
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Jul 6, 2015 09:09
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Cancer survivors who smoke perceive less risk from tobacco

report fewer negative opinions about smoking, have more barriers to quitting, and are around other smokers more often than survivors who had quit before or after their diagnosis, according to a new study appearing in Psycho-Oncology. The authors say these
EurekAlert
added Jul 3, 2015 14:23
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Canada's Largest-Ever Health Data Portal Opens to Global Researchers

"I would like to congratulate the Canadian Partnership for Tomorrow Project for creating one of the largest, most expansive cancer research databases in the world. This landmark study offers a wealth of information that will be opened to researchers, whi
PR Newswire
added Jun 29, 2015 11:31
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[North Carolina] What's killing us? Today's top killers were also among top 10 reasons for deaths in 1914

The highest number of cancer deaths — 213 — was from trachea, bronchus and lung cancers.... Cancer became No. 1 as improved prevention and treatment helped heart disease fall from the top mortality spot for the first time in more than 70 years. But 100 hu
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 28, 2015 08:32
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[Florida] Openings of Oral Cancer Trial Against RJR Top the Tobacco Litigation Review for the Week of June 22

Whether a decades-long smoker who contracted oral cancer knew the dangers of cigarettes in time to prevent her illness took center stage as trial opened Thursday in her husband’s suit against R.J. Reynolds. Carole Larkin, a smoker for more than 30 years,
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 26, 2015 16:14
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INSIGHT-In twist, scientists join tobacco companies to fight cancer

Philip Morris International Inc has hired more than 400 scientists and technical staff at its research facility in Neuchatel, Switzerland, including toxicologists, chemists, biologists, biostatisticians and regulatory affairs experts.
Reuters
added Jun 23, 2015 10:22
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[Australia, UK-Scotland, USA] Herald Scotland SMOKING 'RAISES CANCER RETURN RISK'

The new investigation looked at data from 7,191 American and Austrian patients who had their prostate glands removed between 2000 and 2011. Over a period of around 28 months, current smokers had an 80% increased likelihood of cancer returning after surg
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Jun 22, 2015 17:59
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[Switzerland] Smoking is 'clearly linked' to prostate cancer: Even men who quit still have twice the risk of disease recurring after surgery

an international study published in the journal European Urology, claims to have provided evidence of a clear link....It found that of cancer patients who had their prostate removed, smokers and ex-smokers had a much higher risk (specifically twice the ri
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 22, 2015 17:33
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[Asia] Death grip: Cancer clawing its way up as killer disease in India

"Cancer's unrelenting march in India is being propelled more by flawed lifestyles than by family histories of cancers," said Mandar Kulkarni, chief technology officer at Cancer Genetics India, a company that offers tests for hard-to-diagnose cancers.
Hindustan Times (in)
added Jun 16, 2015 14:51
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Study estimates deaths attributable to cigarettes for 12 smoking-related cancers

Researchers estimate that 48.5 percent of the nearly 346,000 deaths from 12 cancers among adults 35 and older in 2011 were attributable to cigarette smoking, according to an article published online by JAMA Internal Medicine.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jun 16, 2015 10:48
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