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Cancer Deaths Higher in Rural America, CDC Reports

Cancer death rates are declining overall in the United States, but they are higher and falling more slowly in rural America, a new federal government report shows. "While geography alone can't predict your risk of cancer, it can impact prevention, diagno
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 7, 2017 03:33
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Nearly half of China cancer deaths attributable to potentially modifiable risk factors

potentially modifiable risk factors: smoking, alcohol, nutrition, weight, physical activity, and infections. The study appears in Annals of Oncology, and concludes that effective public health interventions to eliminate or reduce exposure from these risk
EurekAlert
added Jul 7, 2017 03:14
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[Asia, India] Different smokeless tobacco products have different cancer risks

Tobacco-specific nitrosamines (TSNA), the most potent cancer causing chemicals in tobacco, varied more than 650 fold in different products. These findings are from a detailed chemical analysis of 39 smokeless tobacco products purchased from three street m
The Health Site (in)
added Jun 24, 2017 15:22
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Secondhand smoke exposure among nonsmoking adult cancer survivors has declined

exposure to secondhand smoke among nonsmoking adult cancer survivors declined from 39.6 percent to 15.7 percent, but rates of exposure were higher among those with a history of a smoking-related cancer and those living below the federal poverty level comp
EurekAlert
added Jun 22, 2017 14:08
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E-cigarettes cause as much damage to DNA as regular tobacco, new study finds

The devices which contain nicotine-based liquid could be as harmful as unfiltered cigarettes when it comes to causing DNA damage, according to University of Connecticut (UConn) scientists. They also found that the vapour from non-nicotine e-cigs caused
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 14, 2017 21:10
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[Australia and Oceania, New Zealand] Australia: Smoke without fire: international tobacco retailers claims held to be misleading and dece

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) alleged that the representations had the ability to mislead consumers about the health effects of non-nicotine e-cigarettes. More specifically, the ACCC argued that, by making the representations,
Mondaq
added Jun 8, 2017 18:04
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[Asia, India] Bengaluru doctor gets global honour for anti-tobacco drive

City-based oncologist Dr U S Vishal Rao has been honoured with the '2017 Judy Wilkenfeld Award for International Tobacco Control Excellence' for his contribution towards the fight against use of tobacco in Karnataka. Dr Rao is the Chief of Head and Neck
Deccan Chronicle (in)
added May 14, 2017 21:01
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ALVAREZ: Time to Get Deadly Serious About Smoking’s Toll on Women

Female smokers need to understand the reality of this practice. Smoking will not give them a better social status, make them more beautiful, or improve their physical and emotional well-being. It will lead to health problems, more depression, and a nasty
LifeZette
added Apr 20, 2017 15:16
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[UK] Wife, 31, who saved her husband's life by spotting his cancer tragically dies from a lung tumour even though she did NOT smoke after her symptoms were dismissed by doctors as 'stress'

Andrea had complained of nausea and back pains and, following scans, doctors broke the devastating news that she had terminal lung cancer... Only 20 per cent of lung cancer cases are related to smoking, according to Cancer Research UK.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 13, 2017 15:03
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Parents' smoking tied to genetic changes in kids with cancer

Parents who smoke may contribute to genetic changes in children that are associated with the development and progression of the most common type of childhood cancer, a new study finds. While previous research has established the link between parental –
CBS
added Apr 11, 2017 22:02
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