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Smoking, drinking worsen prognosis for head and neck cancers

People with head and neck cancers who smoke and drink are much more likely to die with these tumors than nonsmokers and teetotalers, a recent study suggests.
Reuters
added Dec 8, 2017 22:40
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[UK] Men twice as likely to develop oral cancer

Men are more than twice as likely as women to develop oral cancer, according to new figures released by Cancer Research UK. The latest data shows around 5,300 men are diagnosed with oral cancer every year in the UK compared to around 2,500 women. The da
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Nov 30, 2017 15:11
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[Australia] No ifs, no butts: Poll reveals huge support for push to increase the smoking age from 18 to 21

The majority of Queenslanders support raising the age limit on cigarettes from 18 to 21, a study shows. More than 75 per cent of people elected to increase the buying age in a Galaxy poll that is being used in the Eliminate Cancer Initiative's push to l
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 28, 2017 23:10
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Fresh look at cancer shows smoking, obesity top causes

“A bunch of us got to thinking sometime about October of last year. You know in 1981 when we said a third of all cancer deaths were due to tobacco, those guys knew that 10 cancers were linked to tobacco and one additional might be,” Brawley said. It’s n
NBC News
added Nov 22, 2017 02:35
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Study calculates contribution of risk factors to cancer in the United States / Four in ten cancer cases & deaths linked to modifiable risk factors

A new American Cancer Society study calculates the contribution of several modifiable risk factors to cancer occurrence, expanding and clarifying the role of known risk factors...included in the analysis were: cigarette smoking; secondhand smoke; excess
EurekAlert
added Nov 22, 2017 02:25
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[Burma/Myanmar] All mouth cancer patients in Myanmar use smokeless tobacco, study finds

A study in Myanmar has found that all mouth cancer patients use smokeless tobacco, researchers report at the ESMO Asia 2017 Congress. Betel quid chewing often starts in adolescence and is associated with smoking and drinking alcohol, which are also risk
News-Medical.net
added Nov 20, 2017 16:52
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[France] "French Elvis" Johnny Hallyday hospitalised - media

, had a brush with death in 2009 and is currently being treated for cancer.... Hard partying, drugs, alcohol and dark tobacco played a part in carving out the husky voice and an increasingly craggy face
Reuters
added Nov 17, 2017 21:45
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[Florida] Smoker's Deadly Cancer Began in Lungs, Not Elsewhere, Dr. Concludes in Trial Against R.J. Reynolds

A 42-year-old Florida smoker likely died of lung cancer that spread to her brain, a cancer specialist testified Wednesday, despite scant remaining medical records surrounding her treatment, as trial over the woman’s death continued against R.J. Reynolds.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 16, 2017 15:54
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Genomic Subtypes of Non-invasive Bladder Cancer with Distinct Metabolic Profile and Female Gender Bias in KDM6A Mutation Frequency

Improved prognostic biomarkers and localized therapy are needed for this large patient group. We defined two major genomic subtypes of primary stage Ta tumors. One of these was characterized by loss of 9q including TSC1, increased KI67 labeling index, upr
Cell
added Nov 14, 2017 12:43
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Genes that hold the clues to bladder cancer and its treatment

Scientists have discovered the 'genetic signatures' of the most common form of bladder cancer...The genetic flaws that contribute to the development of the tumours are not inherited but accumulate throughout life, largely through exposure to environmenta
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Nov 14, 2017 12:40
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