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Productivity losses due to premature mortality from cancer in Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa (BRICS): A population-based comparison

Locally-tailored strategies are required to reduce the economic burden of cancer in developing economies. Focussing on tobacco control, vaccination programs and cancer screening, combined with access to adequate treatment, could yield significant gains fo
Cancer Epidemiology [Cancer Detection and Prevention]
added Feb 1, 2018 18:46
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[Netherlands] DUTCH HOSPITAL FILES LAWSUIT AGAINST TOBACCO INDUSTRY

The Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital in Amsterdam filed a lawsuit against the four large tobacco factories in the Netherlands, accusing them of aggravated assault with death as result. According to the hospital, the fight against cancer is a losing battle
NL Times (nl)
added Feb 1, 2018 16:53
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[Netherlands] Top Dutch cancer hospital joins tobacco class action lawsuit

The Antoni van Leeuwenhoek (AVL) cancer hospital in Amsterdam said in a statement on Thursday that it was joining an ongoing legal action against four Dutch-based tobacco firms...against Phillip Morris, British American Tobacco, Imperial Tobacco and Japan
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Feb 1, 2018 16:49
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GLANTZ: Cellular evidence on how nicotine and e-cigarettes increase cancer risk in humans (and mice)

This paper is particularly important because it is identifying direct molecular mechanisms by which this damage occurs. This study also directly starts to fill the data gap identified in the recent National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicin
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 1, 2018 03:29
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[Brazil, China, India, Russia, South Africa] Over $46 billion lost to premature cancer deaths in BRICS economies, UN research finds

Premature deaths as a result of cancer is costing major emerging economies tens of billions of dollars a year... “The study demonstrates the economic importance of targeted primary prevention activities embedded in national cancer control policies. Focusi
UN News Service
added Feb 1, 2018 02:50
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Cancer shame as UK survival rates lag behind the rest of the world: Demand for action to close 'appalling' gulf with other countries

Study, published in The Lancet journal, analysed records of 37.5million patients The pancreatic cancer survival rate in the US is nearly twice as high as in the UK
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 1, 2018 01:41
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Vaping may raise cancer risk: study

Vaping may raise the risk of cancer because it leads to DNA damage, even though it contains fewer carcinogens than tobacco smoke, a US study has found. The report in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences did not compare the cancer-causing
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Jan 31, 2018 15:13
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E-Cigarettes May Lead to Cancer and Heart Disease, New Study Finds

Evidence points to the "almost unambiguous" conclusion that nicotine can convert to a carcinogen once inside the human body, said study author Moon-shong Tang, a professor of environmental medicine and pathology at NYU School of Medicine. "Nicotine is no
Bloomberg News
added Jan 31, 2018 15:13
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[California] Subpoenas flying in Tony Gwynn tobacco case as Mr. Padre documentary premieres

The U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company has been aggressively seeking evidence against deceased baseball legend Tony Gwynn and already has served subpoenas to various dentists, healthcare providers and others with records that could help the company fight a l
USA Today
added Jan 31, 2018 04:39
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Are Blunts Bad For Your Health? Blunts can lead to longer lasting smoke sessions. But can they also lead to poor health?

due to the tobacco content, prolonged blunt use can come with some nasty side effects...Weed smoke is typically inhaled and held in the lungs briefly before being exhaled. In the case of blunts, that means you’re holding tobacco smoke in your lungs.
High Times
added Jan 30, 2018 15:31
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