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Cancer deaths are down — but new cases are on the rise, report says / Cigarette smoking rates have plunged, driving down lung cancer rates.

Cigarette use among adults fell nearly 39 percent between 2000 and 2015, which the report says has helped to drive down lung cancer rates. An estimated 15 percent of U.S. adults still smoke cigarettes.
statnews.com
added Sep 13, 2017 15:28
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[Connecticut] The Briefcase: Reynolds requests stay of Conn. legal ruling

filed Tuesday a stay of motion request for a federal judgment in favor of a Connecticut woman who claimed she got laryngeal cancer from smoking Salem Kings for 25 years. A three-judge panel for the Second Circuit Court sent the case back July 7 to the tr
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 9, 2017 21:11
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[UK] Alcohol industry accused of 'downplaying' risk of cancer from drinking too much

The alcohol industry is misleading consumers with distorted and distracting health messages that downplay any related risk of cancer, researchers claim. The industry is using "denying, distortion and distraction" strategies to minimise evidence in activ
The Independent (uk)
added Sep 9, 2017 02:48
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China Cancer Test Market, 2022 - Market is Expected to Cross US$ 24 Billion

China is the leading consumer of tobacco in the worldwide...hy lifestyle have also been carried out actively. In this report, we have studied in-depth analysis of 26 types of cancer in which Lung cancer is leading the market because China has high cons
PR Newswire
added Sep 6, 2017 03:23
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Smoking Cessation and Risk of Esophageal Cancer by Histological Type: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Smoking cessation time-dependently decreases risk of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma, particularly in Western populations, while it has limited influence on the risk of esophageal adenocarcinoma.
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Sep 5, 2017 03:30
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VIDEO: In a first, anti-inflammatory drug lowers heart attack risks

For the first time, a drug has helped prevent heart attacks by curbing inflammation, a new and very different approach than lowering cholesterol, the focus for many years. People on the drug also had surprisingly lower cancer death rates, especially fro
CBS
added Sep 2, 2017 21:47
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Drug Aimed at Inflammation May Lower Risk of Heart Disease and Cancer

Canakinumab, drug that fights inflammation, can reduce the risk of heart attacks and strokes in people who have already had a heart attack, a new study finds....might reduce cancer risk in former smokers.
New York Times
added Sep 2, 2017 21:45
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Smoker at 17, cancer patient at 24

Muhammad Faid started smoking at age 17 and smoked five sticks a day with his friends. He is now 24 and is one of the youngest patients to have been diagnosed with oral cancer. He is now undergoing chemotherapy at Hospital Kuala Lumpur (HKL). Although th
AsiaOne (sg)
added Sep 1, 2017 01:01
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David Tang, bon vivant and Financial Times columnist, dies aged 63

The cigar smoking teetotaller founded the China Club . . . He wrote a tribute to the National Health Service in the FT three weeks ago after being treated in hospital for a haemorrhaged ulcer.
Australian Financial Review (au)
added Aug 31, 2017 15:45
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David Tang, Fashion Retailer and Raconteur, Dies at 63

Mr. Tang said in 2012 that his founding of the Pacific Cigar Company in 1992 had been a formative experience in tapping into East Asia’s increasingly prosperous elite. Appreciating that cigar lovers tended to be affluent but that cigar smoke was not alw
New York Times
added Aug 31, 2017 15:44
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