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Public Health Expert Rosie Henson to Join American Cancer Society

Henson led the HHS team that published and released the 50th Anniversary Surgeon General's report: The Health Consequences of Smoking-50 Years of Progress. In May 2014, the team received the Secretary's Award for Meritorious Service for this significant a
PR Newswire
added Nov 13, 2014 20:59

Most smokers with bladder cancer know tobacco was the cause

More than half of bladder cancers in the US are the result of smoking, and 90 per cent of smokers with the disease are aware of the connection, according to a new study. "Bladder cancer is actually the second most common smoking-related cancer, second o
added Nov 12, 2014 18:15

Cigarette smoking increases risk of developing second smoking-associated cancer

smoking prior to the first diagnosis of lung (stage I), bladder, kidney or head and neck cancer increases risk of developing a second smoking-associated cancer. This is the largest study to date exploring risk of second cancers among current smokers.
added Nov 11, 2014 05:27

Smoking associated with elevated risk of developing a second smoking-related cancer

Results of a federally-funded pooled analysis of five prospective cohort studies indicate that cigarette smoking prior to the first diagnosis of lung (stage I), bladder, kidney or head and neck cancer increases risk of developing a second smoking-associa
added Nov 11, 2014 10:44

Physicians 'vital' in explaining smoking and bladder cancer link

Over half of new bladder cancer diagnoses in the US are attributed to cigarette smoking, yet this association is not well known among the general public. A new study has acknowledged that physicians play a vital role in making bladder cancer patients awa
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Nov 10, 2014 15:33

Smoking Can Cause Bladder Cancer, New Study Reveals

More than a half of recent patients diagnosed with bladder cancer in the United States are attributed to smoking cigarettes, but many are not aware of this alarming fact. A new study shows that health officials play a very important role in raising awaren
States Chronicle News and Media
added Nov 10, 2014 15:32

LIST Cigars may hurt as much as cigarettes

Cigars may be as bad for your health as cigarettes, particularly among experienced smokers who deeply inhale the toxic substances they contain.
Wicked Local (MA)
added Nov 8, 2014 13:15

[North Carolina] NC Health Officials And Advisory Board Release Plan To Fight Cancer

Petersen says policymakers also need to pay attention to the risks of exposure to tobacco smoke and find ways to decrease it. She says a law passed by the General Assembly in 2010 making bars and restaurants smoke free was an important step. Petersen say
WUNC-FM (Chapel Hill, NC)
added Nov 7, 2014 22:49

Biomarkers of Exposure among U.S. Cigar Smokers: An Analysis of 1999–2012 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) Data

Conclusions: Cigar smokers have higher concentrations of several toxic and carcinogenic substances than nontobacco users. Impact: Our results are consistent with epidemiologic evidence demonstrating cigar smoking as a cause of disease and premature deat
Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention
added Nov 7, 2014 11:41

Cigars Expose Smokers to Harmful, Cancer-causing Agents

“Cigar smokers have higher levels of exposure to harmful constituents, including cotinine, NNAL, and toxic metals, than non-tobacco users,” Chen said. “Once differences are accounted for in frequency of use, the levels of NNAL, a strong carcinogen, are c
American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)
added Nov 7, 2014 11:34
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