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[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

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
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