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Flight attendants may have higher cancer rates

Scientists have long suspected that flight attendants’ cancer risk might be affected by their exposure to naturally occurring radiation at high altitudes, shift work, time zone changes that disrupt sleep cycles, and poor cabin air quality, researchers no
Reuters
added Jun 26, 2018 20:42
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[New Jersey] RUTGERS SCIENTIST HELPS ID NEW CANCER-CAUSING AGENT IN TOBACCO SMOKE

have found that chemicals called aldehydes — present in tobacco smoke in high quantities — are the primary cause of damage to DNA and suppress its ability to repair damage. And ongoing, related work at Rutgers suggests consumption of certain healthy foods
NJ Spotlight
added Jun 23, 2018 10:48
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[Idaho] SMOKE-FREE TWIN FALLS CAMPAIGN KICKS OFF TODAY AT RELAY FOR LIFE

Kemp is Idaho’s grassroots manager for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, and today she’ll be at Canyon Ridge High School for a cause. As participants at this evening’s Relay For Life event honor those who’ve been touched by cancer, Kemp
KLIX 1310 News Radio (Twin Falls, ID)
added Jun 23, 2018 10:48
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Canada to have the world's best tobacco plain packaging requirements

e Canadian Cancer Society is commending the new national regulations for tobacco plain packaging as the most effective in the world. The regulations were released today by Minister of Health Ginette Petitpas Taylor. "We strongly support the regulations r
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Jun 22, 2018 21:17
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Effectiveness of Pharmaceutical Smoking Cessation Aids in a Nationally Representative Cohort of American Smokers [FREE FULL TEXT]

The lack of effectiveness of pharmaceutical aids in increasing long-term cessation in population samples is not an artifact caused by confounded analyses. A possible explanation is that counseling and support interventions provided in efficacy trials are
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Jun 22, 2018 20:49
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Smoking Cessation Pharmacotherapy, Even Without Counseling, Remains a Cornerstone of Treatment [FREE FULL TEXT]

critical nuances of the quitting process are better balanced and addressed by a large RCT design. Indeed, the consequences could be grave if these data were interpreted to discourage use of pharmacotherapy, which is already underutilized (4,5). If provid
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Jun 22, 2018 20:48
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[China, Puerto Rico] HOFFMAN: Smoking bans and mirrors: Is it about health? Or control?

The war on tobacco, breathlessly waged by liberals and others who yearn to command everyone and everything, is based on the hysteria that smoking...you are more likely to be felled by cancer if you don't smoke.
American Thinker
added Jun 13, 2018 06:24
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Smoking tied to localized prostate cancer recurrence, metastasis, death

Patients with localized prostate cancer who were smokers at the time of local therapy had a higher risk of experiencing adverse outcomes and death related to the disease, a systematic review and meta-analysis has shown. Current smokers in the study had
Internal Medicine News
added Jun 8, 2018 19:14
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Prostate cancer survival odds worse for smokers

Prostate cancer patients who smoke are more likely to have tumors return, spread to other parts of the body, and become fatal than nonsmokers, a new study suggests. Researchers examined data from previous studies with a total of 22,549 men with prostate
Reuters
added Jun 6, 2018 15:06
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The world cancer league tables: Scientists calculate the countries with the best and worst performing statistics for 29 forms of the disease

In the biggest ever study of 195 countries, researchers produced top ten tables for the best and worst performing countries for 29 types of cancer... The Global Burden of Disease (GBD) study analysed global levels of 29 cancers including of the lung, bra
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 6, 2018 01:41
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