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Turkey's cancer map released, smoking still serious issue

As a part of Cancer Week, which aims to raise awareness of the increase in cancer cases, Turkey's cancer map has been released. According to the map, Turkey's biggest problem is still smoking and smoking-related cancers. Professor Metin Ertem, the presid
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Apr 9, 2018 16:25
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CSA Medical Supports Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month

Risk factors include gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), chronic heartburn, obesity, poor nutrition, tobacco use and Barrett's esophagus. Screening and treatment for Barrett's esophagus, which can lead to esophageal cancer, is essential.
PR Newswire
added Apr 2, 2018 22:31
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April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

those at an especially high risk of developing oral cancer have been heavy drinkers and smokers older than age 50, but today the cancer also is occurring more frequently in younger, nonsmoking individuals due to HPV16, the virus most commonly associated w
PR Newswire
added Apr 2, 2018 22:31
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[California] Coffee Drinkers Need Cancer Warning, Judge Rules, Giving Sellers the Jitters

The National Cancer Institute notes that...acrylamide levels in food vary widely and that “people are exposed to substantially more acrylamide from tobacco smoke than from food.”
New York Times
added Mar 31, 2018 14:16
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[UK] BAD FOR CHEW What is snus? Chewing tobacco adored by England star Jamie Vardy does far worse than just cause cancer…

Users hold the products against the lining of their mouths for extended periods of time, in order to allow nicotine to pass into the bloodstream. And experts say this also gives the bacteria – Bacillus licheniformis and Bacillus pumilus – the chance to
The Sun (uk)
added Mar 30, 2018 16:16
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[Europe, UK] THE DRUG THAT IS SWAMPING FOOTBALL: Sportsmail's investigation reveals use of banned stimulant 'snus' prevalent in the sport... with some players using drug during matches

It has been banned across most of Europe since 1992 because of its links to cancer....But a Sportsmail investigation has found that use of snus — which many believe gives you a mental and physical boost — has exploded among young athletes who are paid mil
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 30, 2018 16:13
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Capture of tobacco use among population‐based registries: Findings from 10 National Program of Cancer Registries states

Studies to evaluate the validity of specific tobacco‐related variables and the ability of cancer registries to capture this information from the medical record are needed to gauge the usefulness of collecting these variables through cancer surveillance sy
Cancer
added Apr 13, 2018 15:59
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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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