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Leading cancer organizations urge FDA to regulate all tobacco products

The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) and the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), in a joint letter responding to a proposal by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to extend its regulatory authority over tobacco products, t
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Aug 12, 2014 11:34
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[UK] Cancer cases still emerging in Halton from 1960s and 1970s smokers

A HEALTH chief has warned that figures released suggesting that Halton has the highest rate of premature deaths due to cancer are out of date. Eileen O'Meara, Halton Borough Council director of public health, said the data, published in last week's Week
Runcorn and Widnes World (uk)
added Aug 29, 2013 12:56
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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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Researchers call for retraction of NEJM paper showing dangers of e-cigarettes with 9 comments

Researchers and advocates are calling for the retraction of a 2015 letter in the New England Journal of Medicine that suggested that e-cigarettes are as harmful – if not more than – traditional cigarettes....that e-cigarettes expose smokers to significant
Retraction Watch (Adam Marcus blog)
added Sep 14, 2015 22:27
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Smoking and Mortality — Beyond Established Causes

We pooled data from five contemporary U.S. cohort studies including 421,378 men and 532,651 women... A substantial portion of the excess mortality among current smokers between 2000 and 2011 was due to associations with diseases that have not been formal
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added May 29, 2015 13:28
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Report Shows Progress in America's War on Cancer

Experts say the promising figures reflect success in both treating and heading off cancer in the body's four most vulnerable sites -- the lungs, colon, breasts and prostate. .. Advances in lung cancer are tied directly to fewer people smoking, while the
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 30, 2015 21:07
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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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Smoking Might Cost Men Their 'Y' Chromosome, Study Finds

Consequences aren't clear, but experts suspect the change might be linked to increased cancer risk
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 4, 2014 21:21
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[UK] You're an idiot if you smoke after reading my story

A SMOKER of over 40 years who developed cancer has described how surgeons had to battle to save him from losing his nose. Former labourer Trevor Wood, from Southway, found a cancerous growth in his nose eight weeks ago which left him needing major face
Plymouth Herald / This is Plymouth (uk)
added Aug 9, 2012 17:06
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Smoking associated with elevated risk of developing a second smoking-related cancer

Results of a federally-funded pooled analysis of five prospective cohort studies indicate that cigarette smoking prior to the first diagnosis of lung (stage I), bladder, kidney or head and neck cancer increases risk of developing a second smoking-associa
EurekAlert
added Nov 11, 2014 10:44
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