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Session Title: Honoring the 50th Anniversary Surgeon General’s Report: The Health Consequences of Smoking—50 Years of Progress

Speakers will also discuss challenges to future tobacco control efforts and federal research and regulatory efforts aimed at further understanding and reducing the adverse health consequences of smoking and other forms of tobacco use.
Abstracts Online
added Apr 7, 2014 15:45

[Australia, Australia and Oceania] Tobacco plant joins fight against cancer

They have found a molecule in the flower of the plant that targets cancer cells and rips them open, according to an article in the journal eLife. 'There is some irony,' lead researcher Dr Mark Hulett says. 'But this is a welcome discovery, whatever the
Sky News (au)
added Apr 2, 2014 08:59

[UK] BLAKE/McDOUGALL: Did this picture of Jennifer Saunders smoking shock you?

Two writers who have suffered cancer differ in their views on Jennifer Saunders smoking after her illness ... give Saunders a break. She’s been through a lot. If she feels like not being a cancer victim for a while, even in such a stupid way, she shouldn
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jan 15, 2014 08:55

Cancer Death Rate Continues Decline, Not Counting Women Over Age 80: Cancer 2014

if you happen to be a senior white woman 80 years old or older the bad news is that your chance of dying from cancer is not improving. On the positive side, however, middle-aged black men have seen their chance of dying from cancer decline by about 50 pe
Senior Journal
added Jan 12, 2014 03:55

Cancer Facts and Statistics

ACS has published Cancer Facts & Figures annually since 1952. These annual reports provide the most current information about cancer, including the projected numbers of new cancer cases and deaths for the publication year. A unique feature of these public
American Cancer Society
added Jan 7, 2014 21:15

LETTER: PATTY YOUNG: Secondhand smoke exposure needs more research

I know for a fact that the flight attendants who flew their trips in the tobacco smoke era have the highest incidence of breast cancer as a group in the U.S. What a tragic red flag this is for what tobacco smoke does, and no one is asking these women any
Dallas Morning News blogs
added Dec 27, 2013 22:06

Stars Offer Incentive to Quit

SDSU research finds people are more likely to want to quit smoking when celebrities with cancer make headlines.
San Diego State University
added Dec 13, 2013 13:58

Active smoking can worsen response to treatment in patients with metastatic kidney cancer

A recent study featured in the latest issue of The Oncologist shows that active smoking greatly diminishes patients’ chances of responding to chemotherapeutic treatment for renal cell carcinoma (RCC). The research team, jointly led by Dr. Michael Carducci
The Oncologist
added Dec 6, 2013 07:24

Racial Differences Seen in Pancreatic Cancer Death Rates

The researchers said the disparities in pancreatic cancer death rates between blacks and whites are not fully explained by differences in smoking rates, which have decreased among blacks and whites since 1965. Smoking is one of the major causes of pancre
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 19, 2013 09:18

[UK] TYLER: When I see people smoking outside Royal Derby Hospital I think why me? Why do I have cancer? I've never smoked

Cancer patient Shaun Burnett says he is sick of seeing people smoking outside the doors of the Royal Derby Hospital's cancer unit ... He said: "When I see people smoking outside I have to time it so I can hold my breath, otherwise I have a coughing fit
Derby Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 2, 2013 14:37
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