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[Asia, India] 27% of Pune’s population at risk of oral cancer: Study

Stress-induced tobacco consumption and youngsters taking up smoking and chewing tobacco are among the major reasons why 27% of the city's population is at risk of developing oral cancer, revealed a study conducted by a Pune-based preventive healthcare org
Times of India
added Jun 3, 2015 21:59
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[UK, USA] Obesity will cause more cancers than smoking in ten years: Being overweight already causes 32,000 cancer-related deaths annually

Growing problem: Within the next ten years in the US and the UK obesity will cause more cancers than smoking, the Harvard University academics said
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 30, 2015 12:57
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[UK] Teenager, 18, died of stomach cancer after doctors said she was only losing weight because she 'wanted to be a stick insect'

Around one in five stomach cancers are thought to be caused by smoking. Smokers have double the risk of stomach cancer compared to their non smoking peers. But scientists believe the risk falls if you stop smoking. Those smokers with an HP infection may
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 29, 2015 13:12
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Cancer Care: How Delaware Turned the Tide / Delaware once first in the nation for cancer mortality is now 15th

creation of the Delaware Cancer Consortium by then-Governor Ruth Ann Minner to reduce cancer incidence and mortality, which used tobacco settlement funds to finance initiatives.
MedPage Today
added May 29, 2015 12:30
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[UK] Deaths from cancer soar due to obesity, smoking and living longer:

The rise of smoking in developing countries accounts for lung cancer topping of the list of most new cases in 2013...The Global Burden of Disease, provides a comprehensive assessment of new cases of cancer, and cancer-related death and
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 29, 2015 13:01
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The Most Powerful Women In Science And Health

Melinda Gates (3) As co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Gates led $3.9 billion in donations in 2014 / Margaret Chan (62) After nearly a decade at the helm of the World Health Organization / Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw (85)...started the Biocon F
Forbes
added May 28, 2015 12:56
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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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