Headlines Tagged with Cancer — 4,878 headlines found
[UK] Smoking is associated with pessimistic and avoidant beliefs about cancer: results from the International Cancer Benchmarking Partnership [FREE FULL TEXT]
Smokers held more pessimistic and avoidant beliefs about cancer, which could deter early-detection behaviour. A better understanding of these beliefs is needed to increase engagement in early diagnosis by this high-risk group.
May 7, 2015 British Journal of Cancer
added May 26, 2015 09:18
was awarded a $1.95 million grant this week from the Florida Department of Health to conduct the study, which UM said is the first of its kind, to determine whether e-cigarettes create any potential pulmonary health risks and are as safe as they are marke
May 7, 2015 Miami (FL) Herald
added May 9, 2015 14:17
[Massachusetts] DeflateGate: NFL Hired Same Research Firm That Denied Secondhand Smoke Causes Cancer
Los Angeles Times...alleges that Exponent is a “hired gun” called upon by major corporations to “weather messy disputes.”... Does this article change the way you feel about Ted Wells’ findings?
May 6, 2015 WBZT.com
added May 7, 2015 12:47
A common perception is that while smokers may use more healthcare services, they die younger. ...Those in Manitoba who ever smoked use significantly more healthcare services and they do so over a considerably long period—into their late 70s and early 80s.
May 6, 2015 Manitoba Centre for Health Policy (MCHP) (ca)
added May 6, 2015 19:34
The total number of cancer deaths increased over this time period, due to the growing world population, and the fact that people are living longer. But the rate of cancer deaths...declined by about 1 percent per year during the decade
Apr 30, 2015 LiveScience.com (Yahoo!)
added Apr 30, 2015 21:19
"There is a direct relation between the consumption of tobacco and cancer... The ministry is consistent and crystal clear in its efforts to reduce tobacco consumption. We will go ahead once the panel submits its report," Nadda said.
Apr 25, 2015 PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Apr 25, 2015 21:16
"The results reinforce the fact that cigar smoking carries many of the same health risks as cigarette smoking. Cigar smoking is linked to fatal oral, esophageal, pancreatic, laryngeal and lung cancers, as well as heart disease and aortic aneurysm," lead
Apr 24, 2015 HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 24, 2015 13:19
Smokers are more likely to quit smoking after they've been diagnosed with cancer compared to those who were not diagnosed, according to a long-term study. That means a cancer diagnosis can be a "teachable moment" for smokers to improve their lifestyle.
Apr 23, 2015 WFTS ABC Action News (Tampa, FL)
added Apr 25, 2015 21:16
smokers think it's okay to just smoke a few cigarettes a day yet they underestimate their risks, according to researchers in France. "It seems that people are aware about the dangers of tobacco for health, but might consider that the risks are not for th
Apr 22, 2015 AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Apr 22, 2015 18:13
Letter from 40 academics and experts in support of the complaint about the research letter published in the New England Journal of Medicine on Hidden Formaldehyde in E-cigarette Aerosol (PDF)
it appears clear that the device used was operated in unrealistic laboratory conditions and that human subjects would never experience the exposures that were measured and used in the calculation of cancer risk. The letter is therefore based on a major me
Apr 20, 2015 New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added Sep 14, 2015 22:51