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Public misperception that very low nicotine cigarettes are less carcinogenic

Many smokers had the misperception that smoking VLNC cigarettes is less likely to cause cancer, and some stated that they would be less likely to quit. A VLNC standard may be more effective if accompanied by a communication campaign that emphasises the co
Tobacco Control
added Jan 25, 2018 22:09
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[South Africa] Cancer is costing BRICS economies billions each year

South Africa has the highest cost per cancer death (USD$101,000) compared with the other BRICS countries. Its cost is five times that of India...Combining tobacco control, vaccination programmes and cancer screening with access to adequate treatment coul
African Independent (za)
added Jan 25, 2018 22:00
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Public misperception that very low nicotine cigarettes are less carcinogenic

Many smokers had the misperception that smoking VLNC cigarettes is less likely to cause cancer, and some stated that they would be less likely to quit. A VLNC standard may be more effective if accompanied by a communication campaign that emphasises the co
Tobacco Control
added Jan 25, 2018 01:09
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Exposure to Nicotine and Selected Toxicants in Cigarette Smokers Who Switched to Electronic Cigarettes: A Longitudinal Within-Subjects Observational Study

Conclusions: After switching from tobacco to e-cigarettes, nicotine exposure remains unchanged, while exposure to selected carcinogens and toxicants is substantially reduced.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 24, 2018 16:34
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Public Health Consequences of E-Cigarettes [FREE FULL TEXT] (PDF) (613pp)

Given how rapidly the e-cigarette product marketplace and user population are changing, there will undoubtedly be many new issues that are currently unknown and will require careful surveillance and scientific scrutiny. The approaches taken by the committ
National Academies Press
added Jan 24, 2018 00:45
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[Wisconsin] VIDEO: ‘You can’t see it, smell it, taste it,’ but it can cause cancer: How to protect your family from radon

The leading cause of lung cancer among non-smokers isn't second-hand smoke -- it is radon... The numbers are especially high in southeast Wisconsin where nearly half of all homes have elevated levels of radon in their main living rooms. An interactive ma
WITI-TV Channel 6 / myFox Milwaukee
added Jan 23, 2018 22:38
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Modification of the Associations Between Duration of Oral Contraceptive Use and Ovarian, Endometrial, Breast, and Colorectal Cancers

Long-term OC use is consistently associated with reduced ovarian cancer risk across lifestyle factors. We observed the greatest risk reductions for endometrial cancer among women at risk for chronic diseases (ie, smokers, obese BMI). Oral contraceptive us
JAMA Oncology
added Jan 23, 2018 14:39
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Smokers who take the pill cut their ovarian cancer risk by 66%: The extra hormones offset the damage of cigarettes, study finds

Birth control pills greatly reduce the risk of developing ovarian cancer in smokers, according to a new study. The long-term use of oral contraceptives was associated with a 40 percent reduced risk of developing ovarian cancer overall, and a 66 percent
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 23, 2018 00:48
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Pipe Smoking

He used to be a pipe smoker -- but he found good reason to quit. "Tobacco is highly addictive and remarkably destructive, however you use it," Thun says. In other words, it's doesn't matter if you smoke tobacco or puff it in a pipe: it's a potent cause o
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 23, 2018 00:47
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The Real Hazards of Chewing Tobacco and Snuff

Oral cancer. This disease, which affects the mouth, tongue, cheek, gums and lips, is one of the most deadly forms of cancer. The five-year survival rate is only 59 percent. Other cancers. Carcinogens in the tobacco also increase a user's risk for cancer
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 23, 2018 00:46
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