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Cancer and genetics: Why smoking threatens more than just your lungs

Cancer researchers have often theorized that environmental exposures (such as smoking) may be able to drive epigenetic changes, which could change the behavior of certain cancer-causing genes without a change to the gene’s sequence (i.e. a mutation). This
Genetic Literacy Project
added Oct 19, 2018 12:04
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[Denmark] Smoking Ups Risk of Myeloproliferative Neoplasms Overall and by Subtype

Previous studies linking smoking with MPNs were conducted in women's cohorts and with various definitions of MPNs. For this study, researchers conducted a cohort study with register-based follow-up of selected people from the general population from Denm
Oncology Nurse Advisor
added Oct 19, 2018 12:10
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Why e-cigarette flavors are so dangerous: They change the vapor's chemistry - increasing the risk of irritation and inflammation, study says

The finding adds to increasing evidence that flavors like bubblegum, orange, creme brulee and mango smoothie may trigger serious health problems Inflammation increases risks of cancers, heart disease, diabetes and more
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 19, 2018 03:50
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Provincial-level cancer burden attributable to active and second-hand smoking in China

Comprehensive smoke-free policies in China should expand to all provinces, notably those with a higher burden of cancer attributable to smoking, instead of being mostly limited to Beijing and some other metropolitan areas.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 15, 2018 22:45
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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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