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Cancer Still the Leading Cause of Death for U.S. Hispanics: Report

lung cancer is now the leading cause of cancer death among U.S. women overall. However, since Hispanic women have traditionally smoked less, lung cancer deaths are 70 percent lower among Hispanic women than among white women. In 2014, 8 percent of Hispani
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 16, 2015 15:52
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Proposed Collection; 60-Day Comment Request; Collection of Customer Services, Demographic, and Smoking/Tobacco Use Information From the National Cancer Institute's Cancer Information Service (CIS) Clients (NCI) - A Notice by the National Institutes of Hea

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) currently collects: (1) Customer service and demographic information from clients of the Cancer Information Service (CIS) in order to properly plan, implement, and evaluate cancer education efforts, including assessing
Federal Register
added Sep 26, 2015 20:56
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds hit with $34.7M verdict for family of Air Force sergeant who died of cancer

Jones Day partner David Monde argued that O’Hara’s family had already been fairly compensated by the $14.7 million award. Monde also argued that punishing R.J. Reynolds for the actions of its previous executives and board members was unfair. “You’re punis
ABA Journal (American Bar Association)
added Sep 16, 2015 10:59
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Researchers call for retraction of NEJM paper showing dangers of e-cigarettes with 9 comments

Researchers and advocates are calling for the retraction of a 2015 letter in the New England Journal of Medicine that suggested that e-cigarettes are as harmful – if not more than – traditional cigarettes....that e-cigarettes expose smokers to significant
Retraction Watch (Adam Marcus blog)
added Sep 14, 2015 22:27
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California lawsuit alleges cancer risk in Vuse electronic cigarette

claims R.J. Reynolds Vapor Co. is violating California law by failing to include a potential carcinogen risk, particularly exposure to formaldehyde and acetaldehyde, in its marketing and labels. The complaint cites the California Consumers Legal Remedies
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 14, 2015 10:43
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[North Carolina] N.C. congressional districts have higher than normal cancer rates

counties with higher than average cancer death rates also have increased rates of smoking among adults. Besides lung cancer, Foley said smoking increases the risk for other cancers, such as neck, bladder and cervical. "In communities where tobacco use is
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 13, 2015 11:05
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[UK] Why some smokers get cancer and others don't: Scientists discover genes that 'lower the risk of early death'

Found that long-living smokers have specific genes that promote longevity They help the body's cells protect themselves from the damage of smoking 'Longevity' genes were also linked with an 11% lower incidence of cancer
This is Money (uk)
added Sep 11, 2015 08:24
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Why some smokers get cancer and others don't: Scientists discover genes that 'lower the risk of early death'

Smokers who live for a long time may have specific genes promoting a lengthy lifespan, their study found. And these 'longevity' genes were also linked with an 11 per cent lower incidence of cancer. Scientists say the genes help the body's cells maintain
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 10, 2015 12:11
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LETTER: BATES/FARSOLINOS: E-cigarettes need to be tested for safety under realistic conditions

In our view, Pankow et al. have not addressed adequately the key criticism of their report: that they used results from laboratory tests of e-cigarettes under conditions that rarely occur in practice to calculate a human cancer risk. Pankow et al. did no
Addiction
added Sep 14, 2015 22:40
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LETTER: PANKOW/STRONGIN/PEYTON: Formaldehyde from e-cigarettes—it's not as simple as some suggest

In their communication here, and previously in the New England Journal of Medicine, Bates & Farsalinos make numerous assertions and assumptions that are not supported by facts. We address these as follows:
Addiction
added Sep 14, 2015 22:37
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