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[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

Smoking Cessation More Successful for Cancer Patients Who Quit Before Surgery, Moffitt Cancer Center Researchers Say

Lung and head and neck cancer patients who smoked before surgery are more likely to relapse than those who had quit before surgery, Moffitt Cancer Center researchers say. They found that smoking-relapse prevention interventions are needed immediately afte
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute
added Jan 23, 2013 03:38

[UK] VIDEOS: Shocking Anti-Smoking Advert Shows Cancerous Tumour On Cigarette

The campaign is in response to statistics which show more than a third of smokers still think the health risks are greatly exaggerated, the DoH said. Dame Sally described the figures as "absolutely shocking".
Huffington Post (blog)
added Dec 28, 2012 04:41

[Canada] LETTER: Why are smokers getting a free pass?

I too am frustrated by the smokers and the garbage that I have to walk through every time I go for tests or chemo treatments at Surrey Memorial Hospital and the Fraser Cancer Centre.
Surrey (BC) Leader (ca)
added Dec 18, 2012 12:17

Cancer in the Developing World: The Economics of a Disease

More people in poor countries die from cancer than from HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined. Joanne Silberner looks at the human toll of cancer, and possible solutions.
Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting
added Dec 4, 2012 03:43

Old habits: Helping cancer patients stop smoking

While it's easy to dismiss smoking as a lack of discipline or a disregard for one's own health, it's a much more complicated picture for these patients, says Duffy, lead researcher on the review paper, "Why Do Cancer Patients Smoke and What Can Providers
Jerusalem Post
added Nov 30, 2012 21:58

[Maryland] Biotech company seeks share of tobacco money

20/20 Gene Systems Inc., a Rockville-based company, is requesting that $2 million in grants be made available for research into new screening and treatment methods that could lower mortality rates due to cancer. The money would come from the state’s Ciga
Gaithersburg (MD) Gazette
added Nov 30, 2012 03:23

WebMD (blog) You've Got Cancer? Why Are You Smoking?

after readying Duffy’s paper, I bet most of those smoking cancer patients don’t want to die because of their habit; they just don’t know how to quit. Not seriously addressing smoking when someone’s lungs are being irradiated for lung cancer? Surely, we m
added Nov 29, 2012 15:56

[UK] Good news as young shun cigarettes

Reading East MP Rob Wilson has welcomed news from Cancer Research UK on the level of smoking in Reading. The borough consistently beat UK averages on cancer statistics, with local levels of cancer and cancer-related death being significantly lower.
Reading Evening Post (uk)
added Nov 23, 2012 12:01
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