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Cancer Still the Leading Cause of Death for U.S. Hispanics: Report

lung cancer is now the leading cause of cancer death among U.S. women overall. However, since Hispanic women have traditionally smoked less, lung cancer deaths are 70 percent lower among Hispanic women than among white women. In 2014, 8 percent of Hispani
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 16, 2015 15:52
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[UK] Why some smokers get cancer and others don't: Scientists discover genes that 'lower the risk of early death'

Found that long-living smokers have specific genes that promote longevity They help the body's cells protect themselves from the damage of smoking 'Longevity' genes were also linked with an 11% lower incidence of cancer
This is Money (uk)
added Sep 11, 2015 08:24
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US health watchdog to take legal action against e-cigarette makers

Center for Environmental Health says tests concluded majority of popular brands contained cancer-causing chemicals formaldehyde and acetaldehyde / Critics say e-cigarettes may be a stalking horse for Big Tobacco, in order to rehabilitate the act of smoki
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 3, 2015 10:41
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One or Two Drinks a Day Might Boost Cancer Risk: Study

Limit alcohol consumption, especially if you've ever smoked, experts say...A new study of 136,000 adults found light to moderate drinking was associated with an increased risk of breast cancer in women and several other cancers in male smokers.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 19, 2015 13:33
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New York State receives mixed reviews on cancer-fighting public policies

“But to leverage this progress, the Governor and New York State legislators must take advantage of the opportunities to pass evidence-based laws and policies that are proven to save lives and money. In New York State alone in 2015, more than 107,800 peopl
Empire State News
added Aug 6, 2015 11:52
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[Canada] Pot-smoking cancer patient loses case

His ex-bosses argued that, for months, French had been smoking marijuana at work contrary to the law and workplace rules, and only offered the excuse that he’s a cancer survivor.
VANCOUVER 24 HOURS (ca)
added Jul 25, 2015 16:50
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Many Cancer Survivors Who Smoke See Little Benefit to Quitting

Cancer survivors who continue to smoke view the habit as less risky than survivors who quit, and they're more likely to spend time with smokers, a new study shows. Researchers from the American Cancer Society also found that these post-cancer smokers are
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 23, 2015 17:25
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[Switzerland] Smoking is 'clearly linked' to prostate cancer: Even men who quit still have twice the risk of disease recurring after surgery

an international study published in the journal European Urology, claims to have provided evidence of a clear link....It found that of cancer patients who had their prostate removed, smokers and ex-smokers had a much higher risk (specifically twice the ri
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 22, 2015 17:33
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[Asia] Death grip: Cancer clawing its way up as killer disease in India

"Cancer's unrelenting march in India is being propelled more by flawed lifestyles than by family histories of cancers," said Mandar Kulkarni, chief technology officer at Cancer Genetics India, a company that offers tests for hard-to-diagnose cancers.
Hindustan Times (in)
added Jun 16, 2015 14:51
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Deaths Due to Cigarette Smoking for 12 Smoking-Related Cancers in the United States

This study estimated the number of deaths attributable to cigarette smoking for 12 smoking-related cancers and found that continued progress in reducing cancer mortality requires more comprehensive tobacco control.
Archives of Internal Medicine
added Jun 16, 2015 07:21
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