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[UK] Smokers See Cancer as 'Death Sentence': Survey

Smokers have more pessimistic attitudes about cancer and may be more likely to delay getting screened, according to a new survey from the UK. Smokers are less likely to engage in cancer screening programs and are less engaged with health services overa
NewsMax
added May 26, 2015 08:57
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[Asia, India] Want proof on smoking and cancer? Here are 82 cases: State panel

Karnataka's High Power Committee on Tobacco Control (HPCTC), on May 14, shot a letter to the Centre, seeking an appointment to present 82 studies of Indian origin in order to prove the direct relation between tobacco and cancer. In his letter, Dr Vishal
BangaloreMirror.com (Times of India) (in)
added May 26, 2015 08:33
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[UK] Smokers more likely to think cancer is a death sentence

Smokers have more pessimistic attitudes about cancer and may be more likely to delay getting screened, according to a new survey from the UK. Smokers are less likely to engage in cancer screening programs and are less engaged with health services overall
Reuters
added May 26, 2015 09:14
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[Asia] Nearly half of e-cigarettes sold in Japan produce carcinogen in vapor

A health ministry research group found Thursday that four of the nine electronic cigarettes sold in Japan produce vapor with high levels of formaldehyde, a known carcinogen. A panel at the Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry that received a report on the
Japan Times (jp)
added May 25, 2015 15:52
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[Asia] Nearly half of e-cigarettes sold in Japan produce carcinogen in vapor

four of the nine electronic cigarettes sold in Japan produce vapor with high levels of formaldehyde, a known carcinogen. A panel at the Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry that received a report on the findings said “negative health effects” cannot be rul
Japan Times (jp)
added May 23, 2015 16:54
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[UK] 'There's still huge sadness': Coronation Street star Beverley Callard reveals her heartbreak over Anne Kirkbride's death as she explains she was one of the few who knew how seriously ill actress was

Anne Kirkbride's death in January came as a huge shock...Beverley was one of the few people who knew just how serious Anne's cancer battle was.... 'Every single time I walk past the smoking shelter on set, or places I associate with her, I think of her.'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 21, 2015 21:22
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[Asia] 500% increase in cancer incidence in India by 2025, say experts

Over 200,000 cases of head neck cancer are diagnosed in India every year compared to only 30,000 in the United States. Head-Neck cancers make up almost 25% of all cancers detected in India and pose a significant health problem. Furthermore the disease is
Times of India
added May 21, 2015 21:55
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Studies Show Quitting Smoking Improves Outcomes in Urologic Disease Former smokers fare better than current smokers after urologic surgery

Quitting smoking can lead to a significant improvement in outcomes after major urologic surgery. These new data and their impact on urologic surgery will be highlighted by study authors during a special press conference at the 110th Annual Scientific Meet
PR Newswire
added May 19, 2015 00:52
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CDC Map Reveals ‘Most Distinctive’ Cause Of Death State by State / Your geography can have a big impact on how you bite the dust.

While heart disease and cancer are two leading causes of death across the U.S., certain causes of death are more common in some states than in others.
AlterNet.org
added May 18, 2015 11:31
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Smoking Ups Risk of Complications From Urologic Cancers: Study

But even though former smokers have a higher risk of complications than non-smokers, the study also found that quitting smoking for as little as a year before surgery could "significantly" improve the outcomes of surgery. "These findings should provide
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 16, 2015 09:11
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