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Cancers cost UK economy £15.8bn

Lung cancer costs the UK economy £2.4bn each year, higher than any other form of cancer, new research shows. An Oxford University study presented at the National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) found that the total annual cost of all cancers to the UK
National Health Executive (NHE) (uk)
added Nov 8, 2012 09:36

[Canada] Day 74: "My mission was to restore profitability"

Mr. Fennell volunteered little about what he knew about the company or the industry during the period he headed Rothmans, Benson and Hedges (1985-1990). Nonetheless, he revealed much about the thinking of a professional manager trying to satisfy tobacco
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Oct 24, 2012 12:05

Esophageal cancer death rate rising in Taiwan: doctor

Lee Jang-ming, chief of Thoracic Surgery Division at the Taipei hospital, said the death rate of male esophageal cancer sufferers in Taiwan is rising, reflecting the increasing consumption of betel nuts. . . . Therefore, people that eat betel nuts and
Focus Taiwan
added Oct 21, 2012 15:14

Cancer Now Leading Cause of Death in US Hispanics

Cancer has surpassed heart disease as the leading cause of death in the US Hispanic population, according to recent reports from the American Cancer Society.
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added Oct 19, 2012 15:24

Doping costs Lance Armstrong sponsors, charity role

* The former pro cyclist resigns from chairmaship of the organization he founded in 1997
added Oct 18, 2012 07:41

Health Highlights: Sept. 21, 2012: * Huge Cancer Research Effort Announced by Texas Center

A massive effort against eight types of cancer has been launched by the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. The center expects to spend as much as $3 billion . . . The targeted types of cancer include especially deadly forms of bre
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 15, 2012 20:36

[Philippines] Docu On Dire Effects Of Smoking

Howie Severino presents 'Boses Upos' that introduces the audience to people who talk like robots and have holes in their throats – because of smoking.
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Oct 14, 2012 02:25

KRISTOF: The Cancer Lobby

WHO knew that carcinogens had their own lobby in Washington? . . . The chemical council declined to speak to me on the record. It has a long record of obfuscation, borrowing the same strategies that the tobacco industry used to delay regulation of cigare
New York Times
added Oct 7, 2012 21:36

Tobacco smoking raises gastric cancer death risk

Tobacco smoking may increase risk of death from gastric cancer or stomach cancer in patients who have received curative surgical resection, according to a new study in Annals of Surgical Oncology.
added Aug 25, 2012 12:12

[New York] NY Gets Mixed Reviews on Cancer Fighting Policies

Report Ranks State Progress on Tobacco Control, Access to Care and Prevention
American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACSCAN)
added Aug 10, 2012 19:17
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