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Pipe Smoking

He used to be a pipe smoker -- but he found good reason to quit. "Tobacco is highly addictive and remarkably destructive, however you use it," Thun says. In other words, it's doesn't matter if you smoke tobacco or puff it in a pipe: it's a potent cause o
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 23, 2018 00:47

The Real Hazards of Chewing Tobacco and Snuff

Oral cancer. This disease, which affects the mouth, tongue, cheek, gums and lips, is one of the most deadly forms of cancer. The five-year survival rate is only 59 percent. Other cancers. Carcinogens in the tobacco also increase a user's risk for cancer
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 23, 2018 00:46

Oral Contraceptives Reduce Risk for Ovarian and Endometrial Cancers

The long-term use of oral contraceptives reduces the risk for ovarian and endometrial cancers, and the effect is especially evident in smokers, the obese and those who exercise infrequently, a new study found.
New York Times
added Jan 20, 2018 01:29

Modification of the Associations Between Duration of Oral Contraceptive Use and Ovarian, Endometrial, Breast, and Colorectal Cancers

Long-term OC use is consistently associated with reduced ovarian cancer risk across lifestyle factors. We observed the greatest risk reductions for endometrial cancer among women at risk for chronic diseases (ie, smokers, obese BMI). Oral contraceptive us
JAMA Oncology
added Jan 23, 2018 14:39
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The Pill Lowers Ovarian Cancer Risk, Even for Smokers

new research shows the benefit extends to smokers or women who are obese. According to the study from the U.S. National Cancer Institute, these trends were also observed for endometrial cancer as well. Long-term use of the pill was linked to reductions
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 19, 2018 09:07

Smoking status and survival among a national cohort of lung and colorectal cancer patients

Among both LC and CRC patients, current smokers at diagnosis have higher mortality than never-smokers. This effect should be further studied in the context of tumor biology. However, smoking cessation around the time of diagnosis did not affect survival
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 20, 2018 16:32

[UK] Pioneering work to tackle smoking in the battle against cancer

The pioneering work of NHS bodies and councils in the region has been highlighted in Westminster. Professor Sean Duffy, leader of the West Yorkshire and Harrogate Cancer Alliance, was invited to address the Parliamentary launch of an NHS 'Smokefree' ple
Keighley News (uk)
added Jan 16, 2018 15:18

lung cancer

Lung Cancer: New Tools for Making Decisions About Treatment Find Out More Coping With Lung Cancer Find Out More Lung Cancer: New Tools for Making Decisions About Treatment Find Out More (Janssen Oncology)
added Jan 16, 2018 15:13
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"It's really important at Janssen Oncology to follow our mission to have a world where cancer is preventable, chronic, and curable,"... Breast and lung cancer constituted the initial high prevalence areas, with the goal of adding many more tumor types in
MedPage Today
added Jan 16, 2018 15:09

Doug Harvey, Hall of Fame Umpire Whom Players Called God, Dies at 87

Harvey, who chewed tobacco during his umpiring years, was found to have oral cancer in 1997 and spoke out about the dangers of smokeless tobacco following his treatment. He is survived by his wife; his brother Nolan; his sons Scott and Todd; six grandchi
New York Times
added Jan 16, 2018 14:43
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