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You can blame cigarettes for nearly 3 in 10 cancer deaths in the U.S., study says

Cigarette smoking can be blamed for at least 167,133 cancer deaths in the U.S. in a single year, according to a new report. These are only the deaths due to the 12 categories of cancer that the U.S. Surgeon General blames on smoking (a list that includes
Los Angeles Times
added Oct 25, 2016 13:50
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Smoking Still Takes Big Toll in U.S. Cancer Deaths

Habit is linked to close to one-third of fatal cancers in people 35 and older, study finds
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 24, 2016 19:33
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Cancer Moonshot Blue Ribbon Panel Report

The report describes 10 transformative research recommendations for achieving the Cancer Moonshot's ambitious goal... G. Expand use of proven cancer prevention and early detection strategies Reduce cancer risk and cancer health disparities through approa
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
added Sep 8, 2016 18:17
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[Australia] Cancer Council divided over e-cigarettes

A top Cancer Council researcher says Australia's ban on nicotine e-cigarettes is bad policy that is difficult to defend. This puts him at odds with the council's official stance. The medicines regulator has been asked to exempt nicotine from the Schedu
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Sep 7, 2016 16:13
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BILL PERMITTING CALIFORNIA LANDLORDS TO BAN MEDICAL POT IS DROPPED

While the CDC says that tobacco and marijuana smoke both carry numerous cancer-causing chemicals, research efforts linking marijuana to cancer and/or lung disease have been inconclusive
High Times
added Sep 2, 2016 15:13
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Kentucky leads the nation in cancer deaths, but falls short on policies to prevent the disease

Kentucky ranks first in deaths from cancer and has for several years, but falls short in its fight against cancer when it comes to supporting policies and passing legislation to prevent it, according to an American Cancer Society report released Aug. 11.
KyForward
added Aug 15, 2016 18:47
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Immunotherapy Offers Hope to a Cancer Patient, but No Certainty

Visiting casinos, he crisscrossed the country in an aging Chrysler Concorde, often with Skoal tobacco packed in his lip. He had come from tobacco users; his dad had smoked cigars, his mom cigarettes since age 14.
New York Times
added Jul 31, 2016 19:31
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A Hotter Vape Emits Higher Levels of Carcinogens, Study Shows

Concerns have been raised in the past about the possibly toxic emissions that e-cigarettes produce, from formaldehyde to diacetyl—a chemical linked to a severe lung disease. And this study found two new toxins never before detected, propylene oxide and g
Vice.com
added Jul 28, 2016 16:00
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LETTER: O'HARA: Tobacco control must be part of ending cancer

Prevention would require taking on the tobacco industry, a major cause of cancer, and that appears to be taboo for this administration. Without meaningful tobacco controls, the moonshot will miss the moon and drift into outer space.
Washington Post
added Jul 7, 2016 22:58
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the cancer moonshot summit and why tobacco control should top the agenda

We can only achieve a world without cancer if we put the creativity, dedication and resources of government, nonprofits and the corporate sectors behind proven prevention strategies - and tobacco prevention should be at the top of our prevention agenda.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 30, 2016 20:37
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