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[UK] Cancer figures prompt call to reduce risk by improving lifestyles

Almost 600,000 Britons developed cancer over five years as a result of unhealthy habits such as smoking, drinking and spending too much time in the sun, a new analysis reveals. The figures have prompted calls for people to improve their lifestyles to red
The Guardian (uk)
added Jan 5, 2015 13:31
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[USA] Bizarre study investigates whether gay people live near tobacco shops

The National Institutes of Health in the US helped to fund the study at the University of North Carolina, entitled ‘Relationship Between Tobacco Retailer Density and Sexual Minority Couples’. The study states: “Tobacco use is substantially higher among
PinkNews.co.uk (uk)
added Dec 28, 2014 21:39
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[China, USA] Different profiles of carcinogen exposure in Chinese compared with US cigarette smokers

Patterns of carcinogen exposure differ, with lower exposure to TSNA and higher exposure to PAHs in Chinese compared with US smokers. These results most likely reflect country differences in cigarette tobacco blends and manufacturing processes, as well as
Tobacco Control
added Dec 23, 2014 03:29
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[Canada, USA] TSNA Exposure: Levels of NNAL Among Canadian Tobacco Users

findings provide the first nationally representative characterization of TSNA exposure among Canadian tobacco users. Although the findings indicate marked differences in TSNA exposure between Canadian and American populations of tobacco users, it is not k
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 22, 2014 12:53
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Cigarettes Cause One-Third of U.S. Cancer Deaths: Report

"Our results indicate that cigarette smoking causes about three in 10 cancer deaths in the contemporary United States. Reducing smoking prevalence as rapidly as possible should be a top priority for U.S. public health efforts to prevent future cancer dea
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 11, 2014 23:53
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Y men are more likely to get cancer than women

Aside from the well-known dramatic increase it causes in the risk of lung cancer, smoking has now been found to obliterate a chromosome in blood cells that could offer vital protection against cancer growth elsewhere in the body.
New Scientist
added Dec 5, 2014 10:55
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Scientists find why male smokers may run even higher health risks

Male smokers are three times more likely than non-smoking men to lose their Y chromosomes, according to research which may explain why men develop and die from many cancers at disproportionate rates compared to women.
Reuters
added Dec 5, 2014 10:54
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Explore a timeline of the history of cancer from BCE to 2011.

70 – 80 million years ago Evidence of cancer cells in dinosaur fossils, found in 2003.
American Cancer Society
added Dec 4, 2014 21:25
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The Cancer Atlas | The cancer landscape is shifting. This is the roadmap to change.

Leaders worldwide can arm themselves with actionable data and insights to make better decisions – and work toward putting an end to the cancer epidemic. EXPLORE THE GLOBAL CANCER LANDSCAPE
American Cancer Society
added Dec 4, 2014 21:24
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American Cancer Society Launches Global Cancer Atlas To Empower Nations to Reduce their Cancer Burden

New tool released in partnership with the International Agency for Research on Cancer and the Union for International Cancer Control
PR Newswire
added Dec 4, 2014 21:23
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