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[Asia, Pakistan] Report titled 'Smoky Truth' about tobacco industry's tactics launched

The report has been launched in the backdrop of a simmering controversy wherein the industry is using 'non-health' national and international actors against the health ministry to scuttle its plans to introduce strict regulations on tobacco industry to s
Business Recorder (pk)
added Aug 21, 2015 11:47
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One or Two Drinks a Day Might Boost Cancer Risk: Study

Limit alcohol consumption, especially if you've ever smoked, experts say...A new study of 136,000 adults found light to moderate drinking was associated with an increased risk of breast cancer in women and several other cancers in male smokers.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 19, 2015 13:33
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Smoking Increases Risk of Some Renal Cell Cancer Subtypes

Smoking is a risk factor for clear cell and papillary renal cell carcinoma, but not for the chromophobe subtype, according to a study published in The Journal of Urology. Neel H. Patel, M.D., from the State University of New York in Buffalo, and colleagu
Renal and Urology News
added Aug 18, 2015 15:21
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A Mouthwash Rinse May Predict Throat Cancer Recurrence

A simple mouthwash rinse may be able to predict the dangerous recurrence of a kind of throat cancer that is rapidly increasing in heterosexual men...Papilloma viruses...have become the leading cause of oropharyngeal cancer in the United States, as smoking
New York Times
added Aug 18, 2015 04:24
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[Australia] Kissing overtakes smoking as leading risk factor for oral cancer, says doctor

Dr. Mahiban Thomas, head of Maxillofacial and Head and Neck Surgery at the Royal Darwin Hospital, Australia, says that there has been a "tsunami" of human papilloma virus (HPV) related cancers in his hospital, and that this trend is indicative of a growi
Mother Nature Network (blog)
added Aug 15, 2015 20:02
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[Massachusetts] PLAINTIFFS’ MEMORANDUM OF LAW IN OPPOSITION TO PHILIP MORRIS’ MOTION IN LIMINE TO EXCLUDE DR. HAMMOND’S TESTIMONY REGARDING FEASIBLE ALTERNATIVE DESIGNS (PDF)

In his report, Dr. Hammond discusses feasible designs which could have reduced smokers’ exposure to carcinogenic tars. Ex. B. They include lower tar cigarettes, e-cigarettes, reduced nicotine cigarettes, and cigarettes with fewer tobacco-specific nitro
Law360
added Aug 14, 2015 11:33
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] ‘Vapers’ face heightened cancer risk, experts say

National Cancer Society (NCSM), Cancer Screening Centre, chief medical officer, Dr Dalilah Kamaruddin said liquid nicotine inhaled from an electronic cigarette, has the same properties as nitric acid. She said the acid is a chemical catalyst in the occu
Malay Mail (my)
added Aug 14, 2015 09:18
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Walgreens is championing everyone’s right to be happy and healthy.

As part of this direction, from August 1-15 at checkout, customers can make a $1, $3, or $5 donation via the Pin Pad in support of cancer screenings for underserved populations. In 2014, Walgreens customers showed their support by donating $5.6M during th
American Cancer Society
added Aug 13, 2015 14:19
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[Ireland] AUDIO: "It seems obvious" - Senator and cancer specialist calls for €3 increase on box of cigarettes

Senator and oncologist at St Vincent’s Hospital Professor John Crown spoke to Newstalk Lunchtime this afternoon about the proposed increase. Senator Crown stated: "When you increase the price of smoking, you do reduce the amount of smoking. Anything we
Newstalk 106-108 FM (ie)
added Aug 13, 2015 12:58
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Smoking is Risk Factor for Certain Renal Cell Carcinoma Subtypes

Active smoking was found to be more common among those with clear cell (23 percent) or papillary (26 percent) RCC compared to those with benign histology (14 percent each) or chromophobe RCC (6 percent). Smoking history – both active and former – was ge
Cancer Therapy Advisor
added Aug 12, 2015 13:35
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