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Most Cancer Research Trials Do Not Assess Participants' Tobacco Use, Study Finds

Tobacco use can negatively impact cancer treatment, but few studies incorporate assessment or cessation support / Dr. Warren led study that looked at 155 cancer clinical trials
Roswell Park Cancer Institute
added Jun 16, 2012 17:30
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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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[Asia] Cambodian parliament passes law on tobacco control

All 89 lawmakers, who were present at the session, nodded the law, which states measures to control tobacco-made products in order to reduce impacts on health, economy, society and environment. Opposition lawmaker Ke Sovannaroth, chairwoman of the Natio
Xinhua Newswire
added Apr 10, 2015 13:53
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High Levels of Cancer-Linked Chemical in E-Cigarette Vapor, Study Finds

"We've found there is a hidden form of formaldehyde in e-cigarette vapor that has not typically been measured. It's a chemical that contains formaldehyde in it, and that formaldehyde can be released after inhalation," Pankow said. "People shouldn't assum
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 22, 2015 08:09
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Cigars Expose Smokers to Harmful, Cancer-causing Agents

“Cigar smokers have higher levels of exposure to harmful constituents, including cotinine, NNAL, and toxic metals, than non-tobacco users,” Chen said. “Once differences are accounted for in frequency of use, the levels of NNAL, a strong carcinogen, are c
American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)
added Nov 7, 2014 11:34
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Smokers Have Higher Squamous Cell Skin Ca Risk

Smokers have a more than 50% increase in risk for squamous cell carcinoma of the skin, and the risk remained elevated, even among those who'd kicked the habit, researchers found.
MedPage Today
added Jun 18, 2012 22:32
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Cigars Pose Dangers Similar to Cigarettes

"The results reinforce the fact that cigar smoking carries many of the same health risks as cigarette smoking. Cigar smoking is linked to fatal oral, esophageal, pancreatic, laryngeal and lung cancers, as well as heart disease and aortic aneurysm," lead
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 24, 2015 13:19
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Explore a timeline of the history of cancer from BCE to 2011.

70 – 80 million years ago Evidence of cancer cells in dinosaur fossils, found in 2003.
American Cancer Society
added Dec 4, 2014 21:25
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Time to Quit Cubans? Cigar May Hurt as Much as Cigarettes

Cigar smokers have elevated levels of potentially cancer-causing ingredients in their blood and urine, a study from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration found. The amount of NNAL, a carcinogen which comes only from tobacco, was as high in daily cigar sm
Bloomberg News
added Nov 7, 2014 09:03
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Nicotine Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow: A Global Review

This intentionally selective global review reflects the views and frustrations of a public health physician with 45 years of frontline experience in tobacco control. ... there is much in cigarette smoke that can be changed to make it less carcinogenic an
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Nov 5, 2013 23:38
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