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Smoking and Risk of Colorectal Cancer Sub-Classified by Tumor-Infiltrating T Cells

Colorectal cancer risk increased by smoking was stronger for tumors with lower T-lymphocyte response, suggesting an interplay of smoking and immunity in colorectal carcinogenesis.
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Oct 12, 2018 00:35
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A blueprint for the primary prevention of cancer: Targeting established, modifiable risk factors [FREE FULL TEXT]

More than half of the 26% decline in cancer mortality rates in the U.S. since 1991 is due to reductions in tobacco smoking...The highest priority in a national cancer control plan must be expansion of tobacco control—the intervention with the largest pote
CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians
added Oct 12, 2018 14:21
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Comprehensive Report Says Tobacco Control Must Be Highest Priority in Cancer Control

More than half of the 26% decline in cancer mortality rates in the U.S. since 1991 is due to reductions in tobacco smoking. Despite this progress, tobacco smoking remains the most common cause of cancer and cancer death The highest priority in a national
American Cancer Society
added Oct 12, 2018 14:18
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American Cancer Society says snuffing out smoking is key to fight against cancer

A new American Cancer Society report calls for a national cancer control strategy... “There is considerable evidence that tobacco control can prevent more cancer deaths than any other primary prevention strategy,” the organization said.
Boston (MA) Globe
added Oct 12, 2018 00:38
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[Taiwan] Smoggy Air Tied to Higher Odds for Mouth Cancers

researchers compared the health records of more than 482,000 men 40 and older with pollution data gathered from 66 air quality monitoring stations across Taiwan. Smoking and frequent betel quid chewing were associated with increased risk, but so too were
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 12, 2018 00:36
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E-Cigs Continue to Spark Debate Over Health Risks/Benefits

Americans remain divided on whether the devices are a boon or a threat to public health. That's the main finding of a new HealthDay/Harris Poll that surveyed over 2,000 adults on their e-cigarette views. Vaping has long been promoted as a way to help sm
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 11, 2018 16:58
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China approves 17 anti-cancer drugs for medical insurance coverage

China’s cancer rates have been soaring, driven by growing numbers of over-60s, heavy smoking among men and exposure to pollution. The National Cancer Center said last year there were 4.29 million new cases every year and 2.81 million deaths.
Reuters
added Oct 12, 2018 18:13
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[Ireland] Most people want cost of cigarettes increased by fiver to fund cancer treatments

Seven in 10 people (71%) are in favour of such a move, according to an opinion poll carried out by Amarách Research for Claire Byrne Live. More than 1,000 adults were questioned for the poll, which was carried out earlier today. Budget 2019 is set to b
The Journal.ie (ie)
added Oct 9, 2018 17:01
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[UK] Video: 'Don’t let smoking ruin your life': cancer survivor shares his story

After being diagnosed with laryngeal cancer, Tony Osborne had to undergo surgery to remove the inside of his neck, including his voice box, leaving him with a stoma (hole) in his throat through which he had to learn...
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 8, 2018 22:34
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[UK] Video: 'Smoking isn’t worth what I have gone through,' says cancer survivor

At just 45, Maggie Bratton was diagnosed with mouth cancer. After an operation to remove the roof of her mouth, she now has to wear an obturator – a piece of plastic – which enables her to eat and speak
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 8, 2018 22:34
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