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Secondhand Smoke Exposure among High Risk Patients in The U.S. (NHANES 2001-2012): Implications for Clinical Practice

SHS exposure among these patients is high and comparable to the general population. Strengthening smoke-free polices in all settings is critical. More efforts are needed to address SHS exposure more effectively in clinical care settings.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Mar 24, 2018 00:19
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[UK] Bad lifestyles are to blame for 2,500 cancer cases a week as experts say the disease is not simply caused by genes or 'bad luck'

More than 2,500 cancer cases diagnosed every week in the UK are preventable by making simple lifestyle changes, research has found. Almost four in ten of all cancers could be avoided by switching to a healthier diet, doing more exercise and giving up sm
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 23, 2018 20:09
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[UK] EDITORIAL: Preventable Cancer / Forget the nanny state. The doctor state can and should save lives

Despite decades of rising taxes and ever-tighter sales restrictions, tobacco still accounts for 54,000 of them. This is an astonishing number but since 2011 it has fallen to about 15 per cent of cases. This means anti-smoking measures are working, and it
Times Of London (uk)
added Mar 23, 2018 15:14
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[UK] Four in 10 cancer cases could be prevented by lifestyle changes

New figures from Cancer Research UK (CRUK) show that more than 2,500 cancer cases a week are avoidable, with exposure to tobacco smoke the leading factor, accounting for just over 15% of cancer cases.
The Guardian (uk)
added Mar 23, 2018 15:10
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[UK] Obesity could overtake smoking in cancer death risk - study

Smoking is the biggest avoidable cause of cancer, followed by excess weight, overexposure to UV radiation from the sun and sunbeds, drinking alcohol, eating too little fibre, and outdoor air pollution, a study by Cancer Research UK found. But experts pr
Press Association (uk)
added Mar 23, 2018 20:06
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40% of smokers incorrectly think nicotine causes cancer

Over 58% of smokers still try to quit without using an aid and going “cold turkey”,2 despite this being the least effective way. A PHE report highlights that public misunderstanding of the harmfulness of nicotine containing products, such as NRT and e-ci
The Phoenix Newspaper (uk)
added Mar 20, 2018 15:29
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Aboriginal Australians are more likely to die from cancer than the rest of the population - with lung and liver disease the main killers

'We continue to see Aboriginal Australians disproportionately affected by smoking-related cancers, so lung and head and neck cancer, ' Prof Aranda said. 'This contributes to the reason why more indigenous people die of cancer, because they are getting t
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Mar 14, 2018 17:34
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[California] VIDEO: E-Cigarettes Exposing Teens To Cancer-Causing Toxins, Report Says

A new report is shedding more light on what dangerous chemicals are inside e-cigarettes. According to scientists in California, vaping is exposing teens to “potentially cancer-causing chemicals also found in tobacco cigarettes.” A study done by research
CBS 2 News / KCAL 9 (Los Angeles, CA)
added Mar 14, 2018 00:13
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[China] US: Are E-Cigarettes Going Up In Smoke? Users Show Same Cancer-Causing Chemicals As Regular Smokers

“the vapor produced by e-cigarettes is not harmless water vapor, but actually contains some of the same toxic chemicals found in smoke from traditional cigarettes.” According to Rubinstein, the toxicity of non-nicotine e-cigarettes is caused by the propyl
Tobacco China (cn) 烟草在线
added Mar 11, 2018 16:34
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[Canada, Florida] Patients Prefer Smoking Status Assessment by Oncologists

Patients newly diagnosed with cancer appreciate being asked about their smoking status and many think it should be assessed at each and every oncology clinic visit, Canadian researchers reported at the American Society of Clinical Oncology 2018 Cancer Su
Oncology News (CancerNetwork.com)
added Mar 8, 2018 01:07
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