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[Asia, India] Govt rebuts 2 BJP members' remarks on tobacco-cancer linkage

"There is a direct relation between the consumption of tobacco and cancer... The ministry is consistent and crystal clear in its efforts to reduce tobacco consumption. We will go ahead once the panel submits its report," Nadda said.
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Apr 25, 2015 21:16
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KAPLAN: CDC: Remove Anti-Smoking Ad Portraying Ostomies in Negative Light

The CDC must pull this advertisement immediately and issue an apology to the ostomy community for belittling the experiences of those who have been given a new lease on life by having this major surgery.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Apr 10, 2015 16:13
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CDC Grand Rounds: the Future of Cancer Screening

Grade B: USPSTF recommends annual screening for lung cancer with low-dose computed tomography for adults aged 55–80 years who have a 30 pack-year smoking history and currently smoke or have quit within the past 15 years. Screening should be discontinued
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Apr 2, 2015 14:58
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'He died while smoking, drinking whiskey and telling lies': Hilarious and heartfelt obituary to Alaska fisherman, 60, published in local paper by adoring daughter

Captain Donald Malcolm Jr lived a magnificent life, so it's only fitting that his family would choose to memorialize him in a legendary way when the 60-year-old Alaska fisherman died last month. In an obituary published in the Homer Tribune, Malcolm's da
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 1, 2015 17:11
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Powerful new “Tips From Former Smokers” ads focus on living with vision loss and colorectal cancer

a series of powerful new ads featuring former smokers who suffer from smoking-related illnesses, including vision loss and colorectal cancer. Ads also highlight the benefits of quitting for smokers’ loved ones, and the importance of quitting cigarettes c
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Mar 27, 2015 12:21
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] MGA BABAE NAMAN | Women next target of tobacco companies - anti-smoking activist

In the view of Engr. Emer Rojas, president of New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP), now that they are no longer allowed to tag cigar sticks as “low tar” or “light” because it is false and misleading, the tobacco companies have resorted to creat
InterAksyon.com (TV 5) (ph)
added Mar 8, 2015 15:12
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VIDEO: Cancer Documentary Project Draws Widespread Support / Three-part 'Cancer: Emperor of All Maladies' documentary to debut in late March.

Watch the trailer below / The oncology "community" is apparently jumping at the chance to show support for documentary filmmaker Ken Burns' latest PBS project -- a 6-hour film examining the history of cancer.
MedPage Today
added Feb 18, 2015 16:37
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Potential health risks of hookah smoking are being overlooked by users, concerning toxicologists

on the rise among adolescents and young adults, which is a cause of concern for members of the Society of Toxicology (SOT). "Researchers are finding that people perceive hookah smoking as a safer and healthier means of tobacco use. However, toxicological
GlobeNewswire
added Feb 2, 2015 11:15
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Electronic Cigarettes Might Not Help Cancer Patients Quit Smoking

electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) might appeal to cancer patients whose doctors have advised to quit smoking. The devices are marketed as a relatively benign alternative, although there is not yet adequate information to support this perception. They s
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Jan 23, 2015 13:27
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[Asia, Taiwan] Oral cancer risk rockets with combined use of betel nut, tobacco and alcohol

According to Health Promotion Administration figures, about 2,300 people die of oral cancer in Taiwan every year, and last year it was ranked as fifth in the top 10 most fatal cancers. As many as 90 percent of patients habitually chew betel nut. Doctors
Taipei Times (tw)
added Dec 4, 2014 06:08
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