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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] RJ Reynolds hit with $34.7M verdict for family of Air Force sergeant who died of cancer

Jones Day partner David Monde argued that O’Hara’s family had already been fairly compensated by the $14.7 million award. Monde also argued that punishing R.J. Reynolds for the actions of its previous executives and board members was unfair. “You’re punis
ABA Journal (American Bar Association)
added Sep 16, 2015 10:59
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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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[UK] Smoking knowledge still a real drag

The results have been released ahead of Mouth Cancer Action Month, run by the British Dental Health Foundation, which takes place throughout November. Chief Executive of the British Dental Health Foundation, Dr Nigel Carter OBE, hopes the upcoming campai
The Economic Voice (uk)
added Oct 14, 2013 07:08
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[Florida] $4M Verdict Smacks RJR, Found Responsible for Smoker's Throat Cancer Death

The 17th Circuit Court jury issued the award after finding Reynolds’ role in a widespread conspiracy to hide the dangers of smoking throughout the 20th century hooked Marvin Thomas to cigarettes and, ultimately caused the laryngeal cancer... jurors declin
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 3, 2017 00:53
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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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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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[Florida] Jury Finds For Tobacco Companies In Engle Progeny Trial ($$)

A Florida state court jury on June 2 found in favor of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc. in a suit where a man and his wife claimed that the man developed bladder cancer because of his addiction to cigarettes made by the two tobacco com
Lexis Nexis
added Jun 6, 2017 17:00
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