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Alpha-tocopherol protects against prostate cancer in smokers

Taking a dietary supplement of alpha-tocopherol - a type of vitamin E, may help protect against prostate cancer in smokers or those who have recently quit smoking, according to a new study published in July 2012 in the journal PLoS One.
foodconsumer.org
added Jul 17, 2012 05:49
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[India] Passive smoking affects 40% Chennai kids

Nearly 40 per cent of children in the city are exposed to passive smoking which makes them vulnerable to cancer as they inhale the toxic smoke at home from their fathers, says a survey conducted by Adyar Cancer Institute (ACI).
Deccan Chronicle (in)
added Jul 16, 2012 11:35
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Tobacco Use Overlooked By Most Cancer Trials, Study Finds

While tobacco use can significantly hamper cancer treatment, few cancer researchers are incorporating tobacco assessment into their clinical studies.
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Jun 21, 2012 08:13
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[Florida] R.J. Reynolds Hammered with $8.5M in Punitives, $13.5M Total, in Suit Over Mouth Cancer

Jurors Monday found R.J. Reynolds liable for $8.5. million in punitive damages for its role in a tobacco industry conspiracy to conceal the dangers of cigarettes, which a Florida widower claimed led to his wife’s mouth cancer. Larkin v. R.J. Reynolds, 200
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jul 14, 2015 20:39
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[Canada] Nelson: Tobacco companies should fund new cancer centre

So we want a one-stop shop for cancer treatment in our city, but are wringing our hands about paying for it? Then jack up the lawsuit against tobacco companies to $20 billion and use that money to fund it
Calgary (Alb) Herald
added Jun 4, 2015 10:44
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[UK] Smoking sharply increases risk of certain cancers of the immune system and bone marrow

The large study, published in the British Journal of Cancer, looked at 1.3 million middle-aged women from the Million Women study, funded by Cancer Research UK and the Medical Research Council.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Aug 13, 2012 15:00
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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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Obesity, smoking cause half of cancer cases in Turkey

health officials, who released figures on World Cancer Day yesterday. Overall, 159,000 cases were diagnosed last year in the country. Officials from the Ministry of Health and non-governmental organizations held a press briefing on the occasion. Figures
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Feb 4, 2015 14:16
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The Cancer Atlas | The cancer landscape is shifting. This is the roadmap to change.

Leaders worldwide can arm themselves with actionable data and insights to make better decisions – and work toward putting an end to the cancer epidemic. EXPLORE THE GLOBAL CANCER LANDSCAPE
American Cancer Society
added Dec 4, 2014 21:24
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