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[South Carolina] SC Tobacco Free Collaborative express the risk of Colon Cancer and smoking

With March being Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, concerns have risen about smoking and secondhand smoke exposure that can lead to cancer. “Colon cancer is the second leading cause of death in South Carolina behind lung cancer,” American Cancer Society
WMBF News (Myrtle Beach, SC)
added Mar 18, 2015 14:46

[UK] NCCN publishes new guidelines for smoking cessation

To meet the needs of patients who are smokers at the time of a cancer diagnosis, the National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®) has published the NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (NCCN Guidelines®) for Smoking Cessation. The NCCN Guideli
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Mar 18, 2015 09:01

Hydrazine Speculation Can End: It's Not In Snus, Snuff Or Chewing Tobacco

Hydrazine was reported once in a limited sample of cigarette tobacco and tobacco smoke over 40 years ago[1] but ever since then it has been assumed as fact that hydrazine must be present in smokeless tobacco products as well, without anyone actually ex
Science 2.0
added Mar 17, 2015 15:07

'Cancer-causing compound not prevalent in smokeless tobacco'

Hydrazine is used as a sucker growth inhibitor on tobacco crops.... "Our results indicate that hydrazine is not a prevalent contaminant of contemporary STPs. In the minority of cases where hydrazine might possibly be present, the levels are substantially
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Mar 17, 2015 14:50

Invasive Cancer Incidence and Survival — United States, 2011

By cancer site, rates were highest for cancers of the prostate (128 per 100,000 men), female breast (122 per 100,000 women), lung and bronchus (61 per 100,000 persons), and colon and rectum (40 per 100,000 persons) (Table 1). These four sites accounted f
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Mar 12, 2015 14:20

[Ireland] Plain Packaging FAQs

On this page you will find out about how tobacco branding works, what exactly standardised packaging is and how you can help the Irish Cancer Society's campaign.
Irish Cancer Society (ie)
added Mar 11, 2015 11:20

AACR Supports and Promotes New Documentary on Cancer and Cancer Research

Forty-one members of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), including 17 fellows of the AACR Academy, are featured in the upcoming documentary CANCER: THE EMPEROR OF ALL MALADIES. The film, a three-day, six-hour television
American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)
added Mar 30, 2015 19:53

[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] MGA BABAE NAMAN | Women next target of tobacco companies - anti-smoking activist

In the view of Engr. Emer Rojas, president of New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP), now that they are no longer allowed to tag cigar sticks as “low tar” or “light” because it is false and misleading, the tobacco companies have resorted to creat (TV 5) (ph)
added Mar 8, 2015 15:12

[Australia, USA] 'Smoking is even deadlier than we thought': 67% of smokers WILL die from the habit, says new research

doctors had a low estimate of smokers who die from their habit and that the actual figure was roughly 67 per cent / Smoking can lead to elevated risks of at least 13 different types of cancer / One in five U.S. deaths is tied to smoking, the country's nu
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 1, 2015 12:38

[Norway] Risk factors for heartburn: excess weight, smoking

Excess pounds and smoking might each raise the likelihood of frequent heartburn or gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), according to a large study from Norway. Other factors linked to higher odds of new GERD symptoms included getting older, being a wo
added Mar 1, 2015 10:12
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