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Smokers with pancreatic cancer at risk for shorter survival

Patients with pancreatic cancer who smoked near the time of diagnosis were 40% more likely to die after diagnosis than those who never smoked or stopped smoking before diagnosis, according to a prospective study published in Journal of Clinical Oncology.
added May 3, 2017 22:57

Comparative tumor promotion assessment of e-cigarette and cigarettes using the in vitro Bhas 42 cell transformation assay [FREE FULL TEXT]

These data add to growing evidence suggesting that e-cigarettes may provide a safer alternative to traditional cigarettes.
Wiley Online Library
added Apr 28, 2017 21:10

[Virginia] Oprah erupts in new HBO film, premiering Saturday

whose tissue sample would yield medical marvels benefiting millions...The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks,"...A poor tobacco farmer who worked the same Virginia land as her slave ancestors, Henrietta Lacks died in 1951 at age 31.
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 20, 2017 18:55

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
added Apr 20, 2017 15:16

U.S. Thyroid Cancer Cases Continue to Rise

Smoking is another potent risk factor. While fewer Americans smoke now than they used to, obesity and smoking together "have been estimated to be related to more than 40 percent of all new cases of thyroid cancer annually in the United States," the study
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 1, 2017 16:16

Years of Ethics Charges, but Star Cancer Researcher Gets a Pass

Dr. Croce, who has a medical degree but no Ph.D., showed his own willingness to buck scientific consensus when he became an adviser to the Council for Tobacco Research...some of the research Dr. Croce pioneered in those years was used by the tobacco indus
New York Times
added Mar 8, 2017 15:41

[UK] E-cigarette use falls for the first time as MPs launch inquiry into whether use of the devices should be restricted

Inquiry is set to follow studies linking e-cigarettes with cancer and infertility / House of Commons science will take evidence on how they affect human health / They will also examine how well ‘vaping’ works to help people give up smoking
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 1, 2017 15:38

[UK] Steve Hewlett: Radio 4 presenter dies at the age of 58

He was diagnosed last March with cancer of the oesophagus.
BBC Online
added Feb 24, 2017 14:25

CVS Health Earns CEO Cancer Gold Standard Accreditation

In 2014, CVS Health became the first and remains the only national pharmacy chain to stop the sale of cigarettes and tobacco products...and implemented a variety of smoking prevention and cessation programs for its employees.
PR Newswire
added Feb 13, 2017 23:37

[UK] E-cigarettes users have lower carcinogen and toxin levels than smokers, study finds

British Medical Journal
added Feb 7, 2017 16:31
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