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Higher levels of vitamin D might protect smokers from cancer (Photos)

A study published yesterday in the journal Clinical Chemistry, suggests boosting vitamin D levels could improve health for people who smoke. Researchers say low vitamin D boosts a person’s chance of developing a variety of tobacco related cancers. (National)
added Mar 16, 2013 14:04

[California] Canoga Park woman in anti-smoking ads dies

Debi Austin, the woman known for smoking a cigarette through a hole in her throat in a 1997 state-sponsored, anti-smoking commercial, has died after a long battle with cancer, California health officials announced Tuesday.
San Gabriel Valley (CA) Tribune
added Feb 27, 2013 11:03

Cancer Kills Nigerian Celebrities

things such as ultraviolet and ionizing radiation; chemical carcinogens, such as asbestos, components of tobacco smoke, food and drinking water contaminants as well as infections from certain viruses, bacteria or parasites could cause it. ... Sam Ojebode, (ng)
added Feb 21, 2013 13:31

[Canada] Day 111: Surgical precision. Surgical speed.

Dr. Guertin is an otorhinolaryngologist ... Today's testimony provides a second view from the front-lines of treating some of the diseases caused by smoking. These are the cancers of the lungs, throat, larynx or emphysema that are the subject of the Bla
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Feb 12, 2013 11:22

[Canada] Cancer-care providers should encourage patients to stop smoking: specialist

Dr. Bill Evans, a former oncologist who is now a regional vice-president of Cancer Care Ontario, says that encouraging patients to quit smoking should be a top priority for cancer-care providers.
Ottawa (Ont) Citizen (ca)
added Feb 3, 2013 13:11

[California] Heavy Smoking May Raise Odds for Lethal Bladder Cancer

Heavy smokers are more likely to develop aggressive and deadly bladder cancers than those who smoke less or nonsmokers, new research shows.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 15, 2013 14:05

Smoking intensity and cancer markers predict seriousness of bladder cancer

it also affects its course, in that people who smoke more have greater likelihood of developing more aggressive and deadly disease. That is one of the conclusions of a new study published early online in Cancer, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Ca
Medical Xpress (
added Jan 14, 2013 08:34

Some HPV-Linked Cancers Rising in U.S.: Report

HPV-linked throat cancers increased among white adults, even as smoking-related throat cancer became less common. The reasons are not clear, said Edgar Simard, a senior epidemiologist at the American Cancer Society who worked on the study.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 11, 2013 16:56

[New York] DALY: 2012 saw anti-tobacco progress, but work remains

According to a new report released by the American Cancer Society, in Cayuga County, lung and bronchus cancers account for more than 15 percent of all cancer cases and more than 30 percent of all cancer deaths. These stats alone depict the crucial need fo
Auburn (NY) Citizen
added Jan 3, 2013 04:22

[UK] Department of Health launches new anti-smoking campaign - video

Timed to target people making their New Year resolutions, the campaign kicks off with an advertisement highlighting the link between smoking and cellular mutation, which can lead to cancer. It shows what appears to be a lesion on a cigarette that develops
The Guardian (uk)
added Dec 28, 2012 04:33
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