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Smoking is Risk Factor for Certain Renal Cell Carcinoma Subtypes

Active smoking was found to be more common among those with clear cell (23 percent) or papillary (26 percent) RCC compared to those with benign histology (14 percent each) or chromophobe RCC (6 percent). Smoking history – both active and former – was ge
Cancer Therapy Advisor
added Aug 12, 2015 13:35
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[Florida] VIDEO: COOPER V. RJ REYNOLDS

In this Engle progeny lawsuit, Mary Cooper, a smoker for several decades, claims she contracted laryngeal cancer because of her addiction to cigarettes.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 12, 2015 13:20
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Missouri Passes in Zero Categories of Cancer Prevention Study

“Tobacco tax, for instance, we’re the lowest in the country,” spokesperson Stacy Reliford says. “Not having a statewide smoke-free law, and then also our tobacco prevention cessation funding. And so we are doing a little bit better, but we are still next
KMOX NewsRadio 1120 CBS (St. Louis, MO)
added Aug 7, 2015 12:57
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New ACS CAN Report Shows Utah Falling Short on Cancer-Fighting Public Policies

Utah could go from yellow to green in ACS CAN's How Do You Measure Up? report if policymakers adopt policy to broaden access to affordable, comprehensive health coverage for low-income persons including childless adults. (Graphic: Business Wire)
Business Wire
added Aug 7, 2015 20:02
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[Massachusetts] Boston mayor wants ban on chewing tobacco at ballparks

From storied Fenway Park to youth baseball diamonds across the city, Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh is calling for a ban on dip, snuff and chewing tobacco. With former Red Sox pitcher and mouth cancer survivor Curt Schilling at his side, the mayor on Wedne
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 7, 2015 09:48
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AUDIO: Cancer Policy Report Card Shows Room For Improvement In Kansas

Kansas draws praise for raising tobacco taxes this year, for cancer pain control policies, and for its statewide Indoor Clean Air Act. But the state received failing marks for six other policy areas.
KMUW 89.1 Wichita (KS) Public Radio
added Aug 6, 2015 11:59
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Report: Florida's cancer-fighting laws fall short

Florida lawmakers have not done their part in the battle to prevent cancer, even as the disease kills tens of thousands...high-school smoking rate dropped to 8.6 percent in 2013...room for improvement, especially when it comes to spending on tobacco preve
Tampa Bay (FL) Times
added Aug 6, 2015 11:57
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Is Georgia doing enough to prevent and reduce cancer deaths?

It got the lowest ranking possible in the following five areas: cigarette tax rates, smoke-free laws, tobacco prevention and cessation services program funding, indoor tanning device restrictions and increased access to Medicaid.
Atlanta Business Chronicle
added Aug 6, 2015 11:55
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Report: New York needs to improve in cancer fight

The state met just four out of nine benchmarks in an American Cancer Society report due out Thursday, and fell short in two areas in particular: access to palliative care and funding for smoking prevention and cessation programs.
Albany (NY) Times-Union
added Aug 6, 2015 11:54
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New York State receives mixed reviews on cancer-fighting public policies

“But to leverage this progress, the Governor and New York State legislators must take advantage of the opportunities to pass evidence-based laws and policies that are proven to save lives and money. In New York State alone in 2015, more than 107,800 peopl
Empire State News
added Aug 6, 2015 11:52
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