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Cancer top cause of death for New Yorkers of Chinese descent

Smoking and cancer are often linked, and alarmingly, that seems to be the case for Chinese New Yorkers....The city government also is working to spread an anti-smoking message in Chinese-language media outlets. "We need more data like this out there, s
China Daily (cn)
added Jul 8, 2017 17:46
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Secondhand Smoke Still Plagues Some Cancer Survivors

15.7 percent reporting exposure to secondhand smoke in 2011-2012, down from nearly 40 percent in 1999-2000. However, exposure rates were higher among those with a history of smoking-related cancer and those living below the federal poverty level.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 22, 2017 14:03
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Report shows that 8.7 million Americans used smokeless tobacco in the past month

3.3 percent of all Americans aged 12 or older (8.7 million people) used some form of smokeless tobacco in the past month. In this report, smokeless tobacco refers to both chewing tobacco and snuff. The report also shows that an estimated 1 million Americ
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
added Jun 16, 2017 21:46
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[Australia and Oceania, New Zealand] Australia: Smoke without fire: international tobacco retailers claims held to be misleading and dece

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) alleged that the representations had the ability to mislead consumers about the health effects of non-nicotine e-cigarettes. More specifically, the ACCC argued that, by making the representations,
Mondaq
added Jun 8, 2017 18:04
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[Asia-pacific] What are the most common cancers in Singapore?

Cancer is the No. 1 cause of death in Singapore, and its prevalence has been rising steadily over the years. The number of cancer cases in Singapore has increased by about 17 per cent since 2010. A poor diet, lack of exercise and smoking are some of the
Yahoo!
added Jun 7, 2017 02:07
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MP88-14 EVALUATION OF E-CIGARETTES USERS URINE FOR KNOWN BLADDER CARCINOGENS

Further study is needed to clarify the safety profile of e-cigarettes and their contribution to the development of bladder cancer given the greater concentration of carcinogenic nitrosamines in the urine of e-cigarette users in this pilot study.
Journal of Urology
added May 18, 2017 12:53
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[Australia] E-cigarette firm hit with $55,000 fine

The boss of an online e-cigarette company has been fined $55,000 after being pursued by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission for falsely claiming the products did not contain cancer-causing chemicals.
West Australian (au)
added May 5, 2017 04:21
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Smokers with pancreatic cancer at risk for shorter survival

Patients with pancreatic cancer who smoked near the time of diagnosis were 40% more likely to die after diagnosis than those who never smoked or stopped smoking before diagnosis, according to a prospective study published in Journal of Clinical Oncology.
Healio.com
added May 3, 2017 22:57
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Comparative tumor promotion assessment of e-cigarette and cigarettes using the in vitro Bhas 42 cell transformation assay [FREE FULL TEXT]

These data add to growing evidence suggesting that e-cigarettes may provide a safer alternative to traditional cigarettes.
Wiley Online Library
added Apr 28, 2017 21:10
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[Virginia] Oprah erupts in new HBO film, premiering Saturday

whose tissue sample would yield medical marvels benefiting millions...The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks,"...A poor tobacco farmer who worked the same Virginia land as her slave ancestors, Henrietta Lacks died in 1951 at age 31.
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 20, 2017 18:55
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