Headlines Tagged with Cancer — 4,970 headlines found
Smoking increases lung cancer risk by up to 14 times—not enough to account for all the cases in the region....The most likely explanation is that many carcinogens are mixing together: adding radon or asbestos to smoking pushes the risk up to 300 times hig
Jul 28, 2015 Newsweek
added Jul 28, 2015 12:21
[Australia] KISSING overtakes smoking as leading risk for head and neck cancers: Top doctor warns of 'tsunami' of oral human papilloma virus cases
Dr Thomas told Daily Mail Australia if you became infected by HPV in the oropharynx, your risk of developing head and neck cancer was 250 times higher than that of someone without the virus. While most commonly associated with cervical cancers, HPV can a
Jul 27, 2015 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 28, 2015 10:57
A Weston woman who developed oral cancer after smoking for more than 30 years obtained a $14.5 million verdict—including $8 million in compensatory damages and $6.5 million in punitives... "A monumental and historical result for a foreign-born smoker of
Jul 24, 2015 floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added Jul 25, 2015 21:49
Merino's attorney Alex Alvarez emphasized his client's suffering, pointing to her appearance when she testified. "You saw how she struggled to even speak," Alvarez said. "You heard how she struggles to even eat. She's deformed, distorted, mangled and ...
Jul 23, 2015 Law360
added Jul 23, 2015 22:10
Cancer survivors who continue to smoke view the habit as less risky than survivors who quit, and they're more likely to spend time with smokers, a new study shows. Researchers from the American Cancer Society also found that these post-cancer smokers are
Jul 23, 2015 HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 23, 2015 17:25
[Florida] PERRY: Why would physicians testify that smoking isn't addictive? Maybe the money. Lots of money.
The medical community — including specialty societies such as the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery — needs to engage in more formal reviews of such testimony to make sure it adheres to professional ethical standards, he adds.
Jul 23, 2015 MinnPost.com
added Jul 23, 2015 12:54
His ex-bosses argued that, for months, French had been smoking marijuana at work contrary to the law and workplace rules, and only offered the excuse that he’s a cancer survivor.
Jul 22, 2015 VANCOUVER 24 HOURS (ca)
added Jul 25, 2015 16:50
jury deliberated for more than nine hours before awarding $4.95 million in compensatory damages and for four hours before awarding $8.5 million in punitive damages....product defect, fraudulent concealment and conspiracy, and found that Larkin relied on t
Jul 22, 2015 floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added Jul 24, 2015 06:44
Reynolds, Philip Morris and Lorillard paid the six board-certified otolaryngologists - physicians specializing in diseases of the ear, nose, throat and related structures - to testify on behalf of the tobacco industry in over 50 cases. The testimony prov
Jul 20, 2015 Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Jul 20, 2015 09:48
Outdated treatment, uncertain funding and failure to battle big causes of cancer – with one in five people still smoking – blamed for unnecessary suffering
Jul 19, 2015 The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 20, 2015 09:31