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Netherlands Cancer Institute files a report against tobacco manufacturers

NKI asks the Public Prosecution Service to take steps against the tobacco manufacturers. The NKI believes that it is 'banging its head against a brick wall' and this has to stop. Figures show that no less than 30% of the NKI patients die as a result of sm
Netherlands Cancer Institute (nl)
added Mar 13, 2018 04:12

[South Africa] On World Cancer Day, (4 Feb) Dr Gan Quan, Director of The Union’s Department of Tobacco Control, emphasises the urgent need to tackle tobacco use

4 February 2018, we consider these figures in stark contrast to the clear and ambitious target set out in the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) three years ago – to reduce mortality from non-communicable diseases, which include cancer,
The Union (formerly, the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease) (fr)
added Feb 4, 2018 00:39

Productivity losses due to premature mortality from cancer in Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa (BRICS): A population-based comparison

Locally-tailored strategies are required to reduce the economic burden of cancer in developing economies. Focussing on tobacco control, vaccination programs and cancer screening, combined with access to adequate treatment, could yield significant gains fo
Cancer Epidemiology [Cancer Detection and Prevention]
added Feb 1, 2018 18:46


The Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital in Amsterdam filed a lawsuit against the four large tobacco factories in the Netherlands, accusing them of aggravated assault with death as result. According to the hospital, the fight against cancer is a losing battle
NL Times (nl)
added Feb 1, 2018 16:53

[Netherlands] Top Dutch cancer hospital joins tobacco class action lawsuit

The Antoni van Leeuwenhoek (AVL) cancer hospital in Amsterdam said in a statement on Thursday that it was joining an ongoing legal action against four Dutch-based tobacco firms...against Phillip Morris, British American Tobacco, Imperial Tobacco and Japan (nl)
added Feb 1, 2018 16:49

Tobacco smoking, E-cigarettes, and nicotine harm

Nicotine alone has not been shown to be carcinogenic in animal bioassays, but can be metabolized to form carcinogenic tobacco-specific N-nitrosamines, including N-nitrosonornicotine (NNN) and a nicotine-derived nitrosamine ketone (NNK) (2). One could argu
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS)
added Feb 7, 2018 16:23

[Brazil, China, India, Russia, South Africa] Over $46 billion lost to premature cancer deaths in BRICS economies, UN research finds

Premature deaths as a result of cancer is costing major emerging economies tens of billions of dollars a year... “The study demonstrates the economic importance of targeted primary prevention activities embedded in national cancer control policies. Focusi
UN News Service
added Feb 1, 2018 02:50

GLANTZ: Cellular evidence on how nicotine and e-cigarettes increase cancer risk in humans (and mice)

This paper is particularly important because it is identifying direct molecular mechanisms by which this damage occurs. This study also directly starts to fill the data gap identified in the recent National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicin
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 1, 2018 03:29

Cancer shame as UK survival rates lag behind the rest of the world: Demand for action to close 'appalling' gulf with other countries

Study, published in The Lancet journal, analysed records of 37.5million patients The pancreatic cancer survival rate in the US is nearly twice as high as in the UK
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 1, 2018 01:41

Vaping may raise cancer risk: study

Vaping may raise the risk of cancer because it leads to DNA damage, even though it contains fewer carcinogens than tobacco smoke, a US study has found. The report in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences did not compare the cancer-causing
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Jan 31, 2018 15:13
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