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Gum Disease May Be Linked to Cancer Risk in Older Women

A new study links gum disease with an increased risk of several types of cancer in postmenopausal women, even in women who never smoked... Breast cancer, lung cancer and gallbladder cancer were linked with higher risk among women who smoked and had gum di
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 1, 2017 16:28
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[North Carolina] Gene mutations may play role in blacks' higher cancer death rates

Gene mutations may play a pivotal role in why African-Americans are more likely to die from smoking-related cancers than whites, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center researchers said Monday....Researchers found the black patients had an increased mutation
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 7, 2017 13:31
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Bears Blame In $4M Cancer Verdict, Jury Says

for a smoker’s cigarette addiction and resulting death from throat cancer...verdict in favor of plaintiff Bertie Thomas, who had sued on behalf of the estate of her late husband, Marvin. The jury found R.J. Reynolds had worked to conceal smoking’s true da
Law360
added Aug 1, 2017 17:01
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Florida Jury Awards $4 Million To Widow Of Smoker In Engle Progeny Suit

After finding that a man who died from laryngeal cancer was addicted to cigarettes made by R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., a Florida jury on July 28 awarded his widow $4 million in damages (Bertie Thomas v. R.J. Reynolds
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 1, 2017 00:03
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[UK] Doctors should give smokers a CT scan of their lungs to encourage them to give up the deadly habit, study advises

The scare tactic may allows smokers to receive an early detection of lung cancer / A new British trial found this method was twice as effective at helping them quit / Tobacco is linked to 17 types of cancer, including lung, throat and bladder
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 27, 2017 20:32
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[Canada] Calgary cancer patient asks why smokers are near hospitals if grounds are supposed to be ‘smoke-free’

At just 47-years-old, Tim Allsopp is battling throat cancer. He doesn’t smoke but during he’s his treatment, he says, he’s been exposed to second-hand cigarette smoke more often because he often passes by people smoking on his way to treatment at Calgar
GlobalTV (ca)
added Jul 25, 2017 14:15
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How long will YOU survive your cancer battle? Interactive calculator allows patients to discover their probability of dying from the disease over 10 years

It shows survival rates for breast, lung, colon, prostate, rectum and melanoma But the test doesn't take into account various factors that can accelerate death
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 21, 2017 23:28
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[UK] Bowel, bladder and stomach cancer warning - THIS habit is putting Britons at risk

Cancer Research UK said achieving a tobacco-free UK by 2035 could avoid around 97,500 new cases of disease. This would include around 36,000 cancers over the next 20 years, and avoid £67m in direct NHS costs in the year 2035 alone. Experts agree that to
The [London, UK] Express
added Jul 21, 2017 15:55
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"Light" Cigarettes and Cancer Risk (Fact Sheet)

Are light cigarettes less hazardous than regular cigarettes? No. Many smokers chose so-called low-tar, mild, light, or ultralight cigarettes because they thought these cigarettes would expose them to less tar and would be less harmful to their health th
Oncology Nurse Advisor
added Jul 21, 2017 15:56
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[Connecticut] 2nd Circuit Panel Orders New Trial Over Punitives In Tobacco Suit ($$)

on July 7 ordered a new trial on punitive damages only in a suit brought by a woman who claimed that a defect in her cigarettes caused her larynx cancer following a Connecticut Supreme Court decision that held that Connecticut’s common law rule, which lim
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 18, 2017 03:17
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