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[Asia, India] WORLD NO TOBACCO DAY - Oral cancer scourge in urban Ahmedabad

Estimates from the national cancer regist ry and city-based oncologists suggest that Ahmedabad has the highest incidence of oral cancer ca ses, accunting for 56% of cancer cases. Worse, more than half of these oral cancer cases are detected at late stages
Times of India
added May 31, 2017 00:03
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[Asia, India] 90% of tobacco users suffer from lung cancer: Study

On the eve of World No Tobacco Day on Tuesday, doctors at SN Medical College said about 80-85% cases of lung cancer are caused due to smoking. Citing a study by his department, Dr Ashok Kumar Arya (radiotherapy) said, “In 2016, 1,300 lung cancer patients
Times of India
added May 30, 2017 22:04
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GOFFIN/WARREN/MERRILL: Tobacco Control: A Long War With a New Front

The struggle to control tobacco and its myriad ill effects has spanned almost 70 years...In the end, we find a malign catalog of technical know-how, misinformation, legislative pressure, and outright illegal activity. And now, that story enters a new chap
American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
added May 29, 2017 01:16
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Editorial: Protect workers' health from secondhand smoke

In spite of his apology for his gaffe, Onishi defended his comment ...What is lacking here is consideration to people who can barely make ends meet apart from going out of their way to work in such environments due to government constraints on social sec
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added May 24, 2017 17:21
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] LDP lawmaker Onishi claims cancer patient comment was misunderstood

"I intended to point out that cancer patients don't have to force themselves to work in places where smoking is allowed." He added, "I made the comment during a discussion on employee secondhand smoke exposure at restaurants, and I was not saying that can
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added May 23, 2017 12:55
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] LDP lawmaker: Cancer patients shouldn’t work if they fear smoke

A gaffe-prone politician of the ruling party sparked another outrage by saying that cancer patients “should not work” if they are concerned about secondhand smoke in their workplaces. Lower House member Hideo Onishi of the Liberal Democratic Party was r
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added May 23, 2017 12:53
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Heat-Not-Burn Tobacco Cigarettes / Smoke by Any Other Name

Philip Morris International claims that IQOS releases no smoke because the tobacco does not combust and the tobacco leaves are only heated not burned. However, there can be smoke without fire. The harmful components of tobacco cigarette smoke are products
JAMA Ophthalmology
added May 26, 2017 22:57
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Cigarette Filter Ventilation and its Relationship to Increasing Rates of Lung Adenocarcinoma

Thus, the FDA should consider regulating its use, up to and including a ban. Herein, we propose a research agenda to support such an effort.
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added May 24, 2017 03:11
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tobacco and cancer: what are the survival rates?

Nearly 30 percent of cancer deaths in the country can be attributed to tobacco use, according to the 2017 Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer from the American Cancer Society, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the National C
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 23, 2017 12:35
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Dr. Farsalinos about the claims that vaping leads to bladder cancer

However, points out Dr. Farsalinos, this alarming claim was not presented in a published study, but only in a conference abstract. This abstract did not measure the correlation between vaping and bladder cancer in a direct manner, but noted the presence
Vaping Post (ch)
added May 23, 2017 00:44
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