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Special Report: Behind a cancer-treatment firm's rosy survival claims

What sets CTCA apart is that rejecting certain patients and, even more, culling some of its patients from its survival data lets the company tout in ads and post on its website patient outcomes that look dramatically better than they would if the company
added Mar 29, 2013 14:51

Cancer Dream Teams: Road to a Cure?

Cancer, it turns out, is way more complex than many scientists imagined. And it has raised the question of whether the research paradigm we use to attack cancer needs an overhaul. Group science may be the better model for fighting cancer over the traditi
TIME Magazine
added Mar 25, 2013 11:11

[Tanzania] 35 pct of cancer cases at ORCI associated with use of tobacco

The government has been challenged to put in place effective tobacco control mechanisms so as to do away with health hazards and environmental degradation that. The challenge was thrown yesterday at a sensitisation seminar on tobacco control for journal
IPP Media (tz)
added Mar 19, 2013 02:04

[Denmark] Low Plasma 25-Hydroxyvitamin D and Risk of Tobacco-Related Cancer

Conclusions: Lower plasma 25(OH)D was associated with higher risk of tobacco-related cancers, but not with risk of other cancers. Received for publication January 7, 2013. Accepted for publication January 9, 2013. © 2013 The American Association for Cl
Clinical Chemistry
added Mar 16, 2013 10:30

Addressing the Growing International Challenge of Cancer: A Multinational Perspective

Leaders in cancer research and policy from 15 economically diverse countries met at the U.S. National Institutes of Health in November 2012 ... there is a consensus that tobacco use remains, by far, the most important at a global level. Governments play a
added Mar 11, 2013 16:06

[India] '40% of tobacco consumers in Bihar are women'

According to Global Adult Tobacco Survey-2010, 40% of the tobacco consumers in the state are women! The state has the dubious distinction of having the largest number of tobacco consumers after five smaller states, including Mizoram, Manipur and Meghalaya
Times of India
added Mar 10, 2013 14:34

Fight tobacco marketing, boost vaccinations to curb cancer, says report

Experts reporting from a meeting of cancer organizations across the world said smoking and other forms of tobacco use are the main drivers of a growing global burden of cancer.
added Mar 7, 2013 04:01

[South Carolina] Advocate warns York County students: Tobacco 'screwed up my life'

Smokeless tobacco tore into Gruen VonBehren’s face and split his tongue in half before he was old enough to vote.
Rock Hill (SC) Herald
added Mar 7, 2013 03:43

[UK] Government's 'distressing' anti-smoking ad cleared

A Government anti-smoking advertisement showing a cancerous tumour growing on a cigarette as it’s smoked has been cleared by the advertising watchdog despite 165 complaints the spot was too graphic.
Marketing Week (uk)
added Mar 6, 2013 07:11

Alcohol Blamed for 1 in Every 30 Cancer Deaths: Study

Gapstur did point out that smoking is a much more powerful factor in cancer deaths than alcohol. Although some 20,000 cancer deaths can be attributed to alcohol each year, more than 100,000 cancer deaths are caused by smoking, she said.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 16, 2013 17:23
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