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Cancer Deaths Fall to Lowest Rate in Decades

26 percent fewer Americans died of cancer in 2015 than in 1991 / Disparities in death rates between races caused by wealth gaps
Bloomberg News
added Jan 10, 2018 23:54
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The cancer death rate has dropped again. Here's why.

While the reduction in cigarette smoking has pushed down mortality rates, “tobacco remains by far the leading cause of cancer deaths today, responsible for nearly 3 in 10 cancer deaths.”
Washington Post
added Jan 6, 2018 18:20
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U.S. Cancer Deaths Steadily Dropping: Report

Better cancer detection and treatments, not to mention lots of people quitting smoking, have fueled a 20-year drop in deaths from the disease, a new report shows. That means more than 2 million lives have been saved, the American Cancer Society statistic
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 6, 2018 18:17
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Cancer death rates continue to fall as more Americans quit smoking, new report reveals

Cancer death rates in the US continued to fall between 2014 and 2015, extending a 24 year decline, according to the latest figures from the American Cancer Society. The 1.7 percent decrease means that nearly 2.4 million fewer people died of the disease
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 5, 2018 12:39
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[Asia] Karnataka HC order reverses India’s world-leading attempt of 85% pictorial warnings on tobacco products

In the Karnataka HC judgment one of the judges, Justice Nagarathna, stated that it is unnecessary to have pictorial and textual warnings suggestive of cancer particularly when the contents of the said warnings are not universally accepted as medically pro
DNA India (in)
added Jan 4, 2018 07:42
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A Naturalistic, Randomized Pilot Trial of E-Cigarettes: Uptake, Exposure, and Behavioral Effects

Conclusions: Results suggest that cigarette smokers are willing to use ENDS with trends toward reduced cigarette smoking and positive changes in cessation-related behaviors.
Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention
added Jan 3, 2018 14:51
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[UK] Hard-hitting TV advert reveals how cigarettes cause damage to major organs within SECONDS, as experts warn one person is admitted to hospital every minute due to smoking

A hard-hitting new TV advert shows how poisons from the tar in cigarettes enter the bloodstream and flow through the body within seconds, causing damage to major organs. The campaign also highlights how smoking can lead to elevated levels of cadmium - a
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 11, 2018 03:26
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[UK] Battery metal among smoking cancer compounds, Public Health England warns

More than 70 cancer-causing chemicals reach smokers' vital organs within seconds of lighting up, experts say.
Sky News (uk)
added Dec 30, 2017 20:34
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[UK] Dragon’s Den star Hilary Devey, 60, vows to finally kick her 40-YEAR smoking habit after terrifying health scare

Self-made millionaire Hilary was a full-time smoker for 40 years Suffered a health scare earlier this year prompting her to change her lifestyle Found to have high levels of cancer-causing carcinogenic poisons in her system Hilary's test was carried out a
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 29, 2017 23:27
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When Cancer Strikes Twice

In many cases, the development of a second cancer resulted from the same risk factors that most likely precipitated the first malignancy. ...a smoker who has been successfully treated for lung cancer may later develop bladder cancer, which is also relate
New York Times
added Dec 26, 2017 15:27
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