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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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Most Cancers Caused by Random DNA Copying Errors

But not all cancers have the same causation profile, and lifestyle and environment can still have a big influence on cancer risk. For example, in lung cancer, the leading cancer killer, 65 percent of mutations that cause the disease are environmental in
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 23, 2017 21:55
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HIV Patients Who Quit Smoking Lower Cancer Risk

A year after quitting smoking, patients infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) have risk for most cancers that is about the same as non-smokers – the exception is lung cancer, which remains elevated through 5 years, researchers reported here. On
MedPage Today
added Feb 22, 2017 16:13
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Study of cancer-causing toxins finds e-cigarettes much safer than smoking

Consuming e-cigarettes is far safer and less toxic than smoking conventional tobacco cigarettes, according to the findings of a study analyzing levels of dangerous and cancer-causing substances in the body.
Reuters
added Feb 7, 2017 16:28
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Colorful compound in fruits, vegetables could lower smokers' lung cancer risk

Beta-cryptoxanthin - found in oranges, sweet red peppers, and other fruits and vegetables - may help to lower the risk of lung cancer. Published in the journal Cancer Prevention Research, the study describes how the pigment, called beta-cryptoxanthin (BC
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Jan 24, 2017 00:36
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[UK] Marijuana DOES cause schizophrenia and triggers heart attacks, experts say in landmark study that slams most of the drug's medical benefits as 'unproven'

Marijuana does raise the risk of getting schizophrenia and triggers heart attacks, according to the most significant study on the drug's effects to date. A federal advisory panel admitted cannabis can almost certainly ease chronic pain, and might help s
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 13, 2017 22:35
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[Australia] MENDELSOHN: Banning e-cigarettes could increase cancer ($$)

CANCER Council NSW’s latest ­advice to strictly regulate electronic cigarettes like ­tobacco products is
Daily Telegraph/Sunday Telegraph (au)
added Jan 12, 2017 22:01
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LETTER to SWEDISH MATCH from FDA (PDF)

we are not issuing modified risk orders...with respect to your requests to remove the mouth cancer warning and revise the “not a safe alternative” warning. We have determined that in their present form, the applications do not contain sufficient evidence
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Dec 23, 2016 14:06
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FDA denies bid to drop some warnings from tobacco pouches

it denied the request by Swedish Match to remove warnings about gum disease and tooth loss from its chewable pouches, called snus. It's the first decision of its kind handed down by the agency since it gained authority to review the relative risks of toba
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 14, 2016 19:51
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