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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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Smoking-Related Illnesses in U.S. Total 14 Million, Report Finds

"For each annual death, there are 15 to 20 people living with major disease caused by smoking," said senior study author Terry Pechacek ..."Smoking not only will kill you, it will damage your health and make your life worse."
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 13, 2014 20:15
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Tobacco companies are the source of over 90% of smuggled tobacco in Ireland: Irish Cancer Society

The Irish Cancer Society has applauded the Revenue Commissioners for the drop in the rate of tobacco smuggling into Ireland but is expressing concern at the revealing statistics* that show that Big Tobacco is the source of 90 percent of cigarettes coming
Irish Cancer Society (ie)
added Oct 12, 2014 12:22
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Nicotine-mediated cell proliferation and tumor progression in smoking-related cancers.

nicotine, the major addictive component of tobacco smoke, can induce cell-cycle progression, angiogenesis, and metastasis of lung and pancreatic cancers...These observations highlight the role of nAChRs in promoting the growth and metastasis of tumors an
National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)
added Oct 12, 2014 11:50
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Link found between tobacco use and sexually transmitted oral virus

The study, published in JAMA, followed up on the observation that there was an association between prevalence of the virus and the number of self-reported cigarettes smoked per day by an individual.
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Oct 11, 2014 22:55
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