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[UK] MURRAY: She puffed her way through breast cancer. Not even her dad’s lung cancer put her off. Now JENNI MURRAY reveals the surprising reason: why I’m finally giving up smoking at 68

I don’t think any of us had the faintest idea of how dangerous to our health smoking would prove. It was everywhere... So, at last I’ve quit. I won’t be asking for a last one on my death bed. But was it fear of terminal cancer that brought me to this poi
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 16, 2018 15:03
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Smoking, Sex, and Non–Small Cell Lung Cancer: Steroid Hormone Receptors in Tumor Tissue (S0424)

Lower expression of nuclear ER-β in women supports the estrogen hypothesis in lung cancer etiology. Increasing cytoplasmic ER-α and ER-β and decreasing PR protein expression may be mechanisms whereby smoking disrupts hormone pathways.
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Jul 13, 2018 13:09
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Nurse-Led Smoking-Cessation Program for Cancer Patients Doubled the Quit Rate

A smoking-cessation program run by an oncology clinical nurse specialist at Duke Cancer Center Raleigh has doubled the quit rate since its implementation in 2015. At the 43rd Oncology Nursing Society Congress, Susan Bruce, MSN, RN, OCN, AOCNS, CTTS, a cl
Oncology News (CancerNetwork.com)
added Jul 12, 2018 13:25
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[Australia] Everyone knows smoking causes lung cancer, but what about infertility and arthritis?

less than a third of Australians realise it can also cause conditions such as acute leukaemia and rheumatoid arthritis, according to a new study, raising the question around whether current graphic cigarette warning labels need to be refreshed. The study
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jul 8, 2018 21:54
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Stem cell therapy drug may protect against smoke-related COPD symptoms

A drug used in stem cell therapy to treat certain cancers may also protect against cigarette smoke-induced lung injury. The study, published ahead of print in the American Journal of Physiology--Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology, was chosen as an APS
EurekAlert
added Jul 5, 2018 16:33
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[UK] Stevens outlines new funding commitments to MPs

Funding from the NHS’s new settlement will be “earmarked” for cancer programmes including prostate, lung and colorectal cancer, the NHS England chief executive told MPs today.
Health Service Journal (uk)
added Jul 4, 2018 04:19
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Smoking cigars has similar risks of mortality as cigarettes

The researchers concluded that in addition to cigarettes, the consumption of other tobacco products is also associated with increased morbidity and mortality. Smoking cigars is associated with risks similar to smoking cigarettes and pipes, even in non-da
Medical News Bulletin (ca)
added Jul 3, 2018 08:25
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Childhood cancer rates highest in Northeast, new CDC map shows

Cancer rates are so low in children it's hard to say why there's regional variation. / About 15,000 children and teens, 19 and younger, are diagnosed with cancer each year in the U.S. About 10,000 cases of cancer are diagnosed in kids 14 and younger. Su
NBC News
added Jun 29, 2018 18:01
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New map shows where kids get cancer

Childhood cancer rates are the highest in the Northeast and lowest in the South, a new government cancer map shows...."Variation in childhood cancer incidence might be related to differences in exposures to carcinogenic chemicals (e.g., air pollution, se
AOL News
added Jun 29, 2018 18:00
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Predictors of Varenicline Adherence Among Cancer Patients Treated for Tobacco Dependence and its Association With Smoking Cessation

Among cancer patients treated for tobacco dependence with varenicline, adherence is associated with smoking cessation. Initial changes in depressed mood and the reinforcing effects of smoking are predictive of adherence.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 4, 2018 04:36
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