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[Florida] Engle Progeny Review for the Week of January 12

The second full week of trial in Jose Vila's suit against tobacco giant Philip Morris featured his attorneys' attempt to link Vila's decades of smoking with the laryngeal cancer that cost him his voice box in 1996.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jan 17, 2015 06:37
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Tobacco cessation must be included as part of standard clinical care for cancer patients

While tobacco use can significantly hamper cancer treatment, few cancer researchers are incorporating tobacco assessment into their clinical studies. That's the conclusion
News-Medical.net
added Jun 18, 2012 09:01
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[Florida] FL Appeals Court Upholds $11M Verdict Against RJR for Smoker's Throat Cancer

affirmed a 2015 award to Florence Monroe, 72, who started smoking at 14 and continued until her 1993 throat cancer diagnosis. Monroe, whose voice box was removed because of the cancer, claims Reynolds’ participation in a decades-long scheme to hide the da
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Apr 19, 2017 02:10
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[Florida] University Experts Renew Denials of Links Between Tobacco and Disease

Willard E. Fee Jr....suggested Listerine mouthwash as an alternative cause of Ms. Hetzner’s cancer...Merrill A. Biel...Kim R. Jones...Philip Morris...suggested...Jackler has undisclosed ties to plaintiffs’ lawyers...president of the American Head and Neck
The Chronicle of Higher Education
added Jul 17, 2015 17:41
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[Florida] Philip Morris Cleared In $29M Engle Trial ($$)

jury cleared Philip Morris USA Inc. on Friday of liability in one of the year's first Engle progeny trials, rejecting a former smoker's ... allegations the cigarette maker's product and actions caused his laryngeal cancer. Plaintiff Jose Vila Jr.'s case i
Law360
added Jan 24, 2015 18:35
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[Florida] 94-year-old Delray man takes suit against cigarette-makers to trial

Shulman survived 20 years since he was diagnosed with bladder cancer his urologist blames on a more than three-decade one-pack-a-day habit. More surprisingly, he survived long enough to be in court to watch his claims against cigarette giants R.J. Reynold
Palm Beach (FL) Post
added Oct 27, 2015 09:20
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Polaris Oncology System Encourages Smokers to Quit

Polaris Health Directions' oncology distress management system includes a tobacco screener and referral generator to encourage cancer patients to quit smoking. Dropping the habit may help improve the body's ability to heal and respond to treatment.
PR Worldwide, Inc.
added Jul 17, 2012 05:27
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[Cuba, USA, Florida] Philip Morris Aims To Undercut As Engle Plaintiff Rests Case ($$)

countered that Vila's cancer may have been caused by the human papilomarvirus, and has also argued that Vila, who was born in Cuba in 1954 and did not move to the United States until 1989, was not exposed to the advertising and statements that came out of
Law360
added Jan 17, 2015 08:10
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Smoking Raises Risk of Leukemia in Women, Researchers Say

Female smokers have a higher risk of developing leukemia and Hodgkin’s lymphoma, according to a study published in the British Journal of Cancer.
Bloomberg News
added Aug 10, 2012 19:59
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Study Suggests Link Between Smoking, Increased Risk of Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Smoking appears to be associated with an increased risk of cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma skin cancer, according to a report of a meta-analysis and review of available medical literature published Online First by Archives of Dermatology
JAMA/Archives Media Relations
added Jun 19, 2012 04:59
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