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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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Smoking Might Cost Men Their 'Y' Chromosome, Study Finds

Consequences aren't clear, but experts suspect the change might be linked to increased cancer risk
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 4, 2014 21:21
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Men: the more you smoke, the more Y chromosomes you lose

men who smoke experience a higher number of cell mutations, which have been proven to lead to the loss of Y chromosomes, in their blood cells than men who don’t. This preliminary finding is alarming because the same group of researchers previously linked
The Verge (Vox Media)
added Dec 4, 2014 20:51
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[Asia-pacific] Chronic Diseases Are Killing More in Poorer Countries

Deaths from chronic diseases have risen by more than 50 percent in low- and middle-income countries over the past two decades, according to the report, by the Council on Foreign Relations...more exposure to health risks, such as...lax antismoking laws
New York Times
added Dec 4, 2014 12:47
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[Asia, Taiwan] Oral cancer risk rockets with combined use of betel nut, tobacco and alcohol

According to Health Promotion Administration figures, about 2,300 people die of oral cancer in Taiwan every year, and last year it was ranked as fifth in the top 10 most fatal cancers. As many as 90 percent of patients habitually chew betel nut. Doctors
Taipei Times (tw)
added Dec 4, 2014 06:08
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Hookah Smoke Contains Cancer-Causing Chemical

People who smoke a hookah or inhale secondhand hookah smoke may be breathing in the chemical benzene, a substance that previous research has linked with an increased risk of leukemia, according to a new study.
LiveScience.com (Yahoo!)
added Dec 4, 2014 05:56
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