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Genome-wide interaction study of smoking behavior and non-small cell lung cancer risk in Caucasian population

The results from our study reinforce that gene-smoking interactions play important roles in the etiology of lung cancer and account for part of the missing heritability of this disease.
added Oct 27, 2017 15:08

Three new lung cancer genetic biomarkers are identified in Dartmouth study

In their study, three novel SNPs (single-nucleotide polymorphisms), or variations in our DNA that underlie our susceptibility to developing disease, were identified in the interaction analysis, including two SNPs for non-small cell lung cancer risk and o
Medical Xpress (
added Oct 27, 2017 15:06

CEO Cancer Gold Standard™ Toolkit Supports University Led Health and Leadership

efforts are underway to encourage academic institutions to adopt the CEO Cancer Gold Standard...To earn Gold Standard accreditation, an employer must take concrete actions to reduce the risk and burden of cancer: prohibit tobacco use and support tobacco c
Business Wire
added Oct 26, 2017 17:11

Men's Risk for HPV-Related Oral Cancer Soars

We used to associate oropharyngeal cancer with smoking, but the epidemiology demonstrates that in the modern era oropharyngeal cancer is really driven by HPV.
MedPage Today
added Oct 21, 2017 23:21

Oral Sex Plus Smoking a Cancer Danger for Men

Risk of head and neck tumors tied to HPV infection jumps to 15 percent for this group... The key factor is transmission of oral strains of the cancer-linked human papillomavirus (HPV), which can be passed through oral sex. In fact, men who smoke and hav
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 21, 2017 19:56

Men who have performed oral sex on 5 or more partners have a far higher risk of head and neck cancer than sexually-active women

'Among men who did not smoke, cancer-causing oral HPV was rare among everyone who had less than five oral sex partners, although the chances of having oral HPV infection did increase with number of oral sexual partners, and with smoking.'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 20, 2017 17:48

[Uruguay] Governments endorse UN-backed plan to tackle cancer, diabetes and other deadly diseases

endorsed the Montevideo Roadmap 2018-2030 on NCDs as a Sustainable Development Priority at the opening of the three-day global conference..." trailblazers, like Uruguay, that have ratified the protocol to eliminate the illicit trade in tobacco products,”
UN News Service
added Oct 19, 2017 20:46

Heating Up Marijuana Could Increase Cancer Risk

Dabbing uses highly potent marijuana concentrates that are vaporized on a special dabbing rig, similar to a glass water pipe. However, unlike a traditional pipe, dabbing rigs use a small heated surface, called a nail, typically made of glass, metal, or
Healthline Networks
added Oct 18, 2017 15:49
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Firefighters Exposed to Carcinogens Through the Skin

examined firefighters' exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in smoke from fires. PAHs can cause genetic mutations and are known carcinogens. They are one of the hazardous substances released into the air when wood, plastics, furniture, elec
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 18, 2017 15:44

7 Million American Men Carry Cancer-Causing HPV Virus

incidence of mouth and throat cancers caused by the human papilloma virus in men has now surpassed the incidence of HPV-related cervical cancers in women...lead author...said that behavioral change is important, too, particularly smoking cessation. “The d
New York Times
added Oct 18, 2017 14:32
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