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[Canada] Pot-smoking cancer patient loses case

His ex-bosses argued that, for months, French had been smoking marijuana at work contrary to the law and workplace rules, and only offered the excuse that he’s a cancer survivor.
VANCOUVER 24 HOURS (ca)
added Jul 25, 2015 16:50
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Many Cancer Survivors Who Smoke See Little Benefit to Quitting

Cancer survivors who continue to smoke view the habit as less risky than survivors who quit, and they're more likely to spend time with smokers, a new study shows. Researchers from the American Cancer Society also found that these post-cancer smokers are
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 23, 2015 17:25
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[Switzerland] Smoking is 'clearly linked' to prostate cancer: Even men who quit still have twice the risk of disease recurring after surgery

an international study published in the journal European Urology, claims to have provided evidence of a clear link....It found that of cancer patients who had their prostate removed, smokers and ex-smokers had a much higher risk (specifically twice the ri
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 22, 2015 17:33
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[Asia] Death grip: Cancer clawing its way up as killer disease in India

"Cancer's unrelenting march in India is being propelled more by flawed lifestyles than by family histories of cancers," said Mandar Kulkarni, chief technology officer at Cancer Genetics India, a company that offers tests for hard-to-diagnose cancers.
Hindustan Times (in)
added Jun 16, 2015 14:51
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Deaths Due to Cigarette Smoking for 12 Smoking-Related Cancers in the United States

This study estimated the number of deaths attributable to cigarette smoking for 12 smoking-related cancers and found that continued progress in reducing cancer mortality requires more comprehensive tobacco control.
Archives of Internal Medicine
added Jun 16, 2015 07:21
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[UK, USA] Obesity will cause more cancers than smoking in ten years: Being overweight already causes 32,000 cancer-related deaths annually

Growing problem: Within the next ten years in the US and the UK obesity will cause more cancers than smoking, the Harvard University academics said
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 30, 2015 12:57
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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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