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ONG: Tobacco Cessation—We Can Do Better

Recent data also suggest that focusing only on mortality from conditions in which causal relationships have been established underestimates smoking-related mortality because an additional 17% of excess smoking-related mortality is associated with causes n
Archives of Internal Medicine
added Jun 16, 2015 07:20
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Cigarettes linked to half of deaths from 12 common cancers

While the largest proportion of deaths associated with smoking were for cancers of the lung, bronchus, trachea and larynx, about half of fatalities from tumors of the oral cavity, esophagus and bladder were also tied to cigarettes...estimated that out of
Reuters
added Jun 16, 2015 07:17
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Smoking Blamed for Half of Deaths From Major Cancers in People Over 35

About half of U.S. deaths caused by certain cancers -- including lung, colon and pancreatic tumors -- can be attributed to smoking, a new American Cancer Society study estimates. In 2011, nearly half of the almost 346,000 deaths from 12 cancers in people
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 15, 2015 17:27
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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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[Florida, New York] Philip Morris, RJR Say Settlement Bars Fla. Widow's Case ($$)

told a Florida appeals court Tuesday that it should reverse a nearly $2.6 million jury award for a smoker's widow, saying a previous settlement she entered into with Verizon Communications ... barred her claims against them..."agreed not to sue any other
Law360
added Jun 10, 2015 14:55
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[Europe, UK] The cancer risk from your CHIPS: Tobacco chemical IS present in fried food cooked at high temperature, health chiefs confirm - and children are most at risk

New European Food Safety Authority study reveals acrylamide (AA) - formed when foods are cooked at high temperature – is a cancer risk 51% of all AA exposure for children comes from chips, roast potatoes and croquettes
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 5, 2015 14:49
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[Canada] Nelson: Tobacco companies should fund new cancer centre

So we want a one-stop shop for cancer treatment in our city, but are wringing our hands about paying for it? Then jack up the lawsuit against tobacco companies to $20 billion and use that money to fund it
Calgary (Alb) Herald
added Jun 4, 2015 10:44
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[Canada] VIDEO: Montreal epidemiologist calculated 'critical dose' of smoking for tobacco lawsuit

How much cigarette smoking causes lung cancer? Turns out that a pack a day for five years is the critical tipping point where smokers are twice as likely as non-smokers to get lung, throat and larynx cancers. This precedent-setting calculation figured p
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Jun 4, 2015 10:41
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[Asia, India] 27% of Pune’s population at risk of oral cancer: Study

Stress-induced tobacco consumption and youngsters taking up smoking and chewing tobacco are among the major reasons why 27% of the city's population is at risk of developing oral cancer, revealed a study conducted by a Pune-based preventive healthcare org
Times of India
added Jun 3, 2015 21:59
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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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