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Gene mutations put some smokers at pancreatitis risk

"Our new study identifies gene variants, which when combined with lifestyle factors make people susceptible to chronic pancreatitis and may be useful to prevent patients from developing it," said David Whitcomb, chief of gastroenterology, hepatology and
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Jan 11, 2015 04:10

[New York] Surgeon general reports that smoking causes cancer in 1964

published by the Daily News on Jan. 12 1964. ... In a hard-hitting, 150,000-word report, they indicted cigarettes as the chief cause of lung cancer in men, “the most important cause” of chronic bronchitis...10-man committee includes five smokers and five
New York Daily News
added Jan 11, 2015 03:07

ASCO, AACR, Two Leading U.S. Cancer Organizations Call for Regulation of E-Cigarettes and Other Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems

[FDA] should regulate all ENDS that meet the statutory definition of tobacco products...ENDS packaging and advertising should be required to carry safety labels that include a warning regarding nicotine addiction. All youth-oriented ENDS advertising and m
American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
added Jan 8, 2015 22:27

Cancer Groups Urge More Regulation of E-Cigarettes

American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) and the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) together issued a list of recommendations on Thursday aimed at bringing e-cigarette regulations more in line with those of traditional cigarettes.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 8, 2015 22:21

Sticking to Lifestyle Guidelines May Reduce Risk for Certain Cancers and for Overall Mortality

lead author Geoffrey Kabat..."Adherence to the guidelines had a slightly bigger effect in never smokers than in former or current smokers," said Dr. Kabat. "But the bottom line is that, even if you's worthwhile to adhere to the guidelines."
PR Newswire
added Jan 8, 2015 08:51

Cancer’s Random Assault

Although the article focused on factors in cancer beyond people’s control, Dr. Offit said that about half of cancer deaths could be avoided...the most powerful interventions to decrease the burden of cancer are to stop smoking, know your family history a
New York Times
added Jan 6, 2015 18:42

[UK] SMITH: Yes, sometimes developing cancer is just bad luck - but that doesn't mean you should keep smoking

front pages today have given a good airing to research that says developing cancer can be simply down to bad luck...Making healthier choices is not a fail-safe guarantee against cancer, but it can stack the odds in our favour
The Independent (uk)
added Jan 5, 2015 15:30

Most cancer types 'just bad luck'

But that's not an excuse to give up on those new year's resolutions already. In the US, 6.9% of people develop lung cancer, 0.6% brain cancer and 0.00072% get tumours in their laryngeal (voice box) cartilage at some point in their lifetime. Toxins from
BBC Online
added Jan 2, 2015 22:50
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Two-thirds of adult cancers largely ‘down to bad luck’ rather than genes

The other nine cancers occurred more often than the random mutation rate would predict, suggesting that inherited genes or lifestyle factors were the main cause. They included lung cancer, where smoking is the major cause, and skin cancer, which can be tr
The Guardian (uk)
added Jan 2, 2015 22:48

Variation in cancer risk among tissues can be explained by the number of stem cell divisions

results suggest that only a third of the variation in cancer risk among tissues is attributable to environmental factors or inherited predispositions. The majority is due to "bad luck," that is, random mutations arising during DNA replication in normal,
added Jan 2, 2015 22:42
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