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U.S. Thyroid Cancer Cases Continue to Rise

Smoking is another potent risk factor. While fewer Americans smoke now than they used to, obesity and smoking together "have been estimated to be related to more than 40 percent of all new cases of thyroid cancer annually in the United States," the study
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 1, 2017 16:16
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[Massachusetts] State lawmakers urged to increase legal smoking age

More than 100 cancer survivors, teenagers, and their families gathered at the State House, urging lawmakers to support a bill to raise the state smoking age from 18 to 21. Young adults are a key market for the tobacco industry with 95% of smokers startin
WWLP-22News (Springfield, MA)
added Mar 30, 2017 16:26
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Can tobacco clean up its act?

Emerging tobacco products have cleaner chemistry than cigarettes but regulators remain leery of their benefit—and the companies developing them... But PMI’s data are meant to do more than build trust with the public. They may also help PMI secure FDA app
American Chemical Society
added Mar 29, 2017 19:31
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[UK] Smokers May Be Prone to Risks From Breast Cancer Radiation Therapy

Breast cancer patients who smoke have an increased risk for serious long-term complications from radiation therapy, a new study finds. "This research highlights that breast cancer patients who smoke need to be offered help and support in order to try and
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 29, 2017 18:34
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[UK] Smoker, 46, who almost died twice during cancer treatment and has lost half of his tongue to the disease reveals that he STILL has 5 cigarettes a day

Now he has to liquidise all of his food as he is unable to produce any saliva and lost all of his natural teeth to radiation. Despite having tried everything from nicotine patches to going cold turkey, he has never managed to completely stop smoking.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 28, 2017 02:22
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[Tennessee] LETTER: COMMENTARY: New FDA rule impossible for tobacco farmers

The new rule being proposed by the FDA restricts NNN (referred to as a nitrosamine) levels in dark smokeless tobacco, which is the type of tobacco we grow here in Tennessee. NNN is a naturally occurring component of the tobacco-growing process. This new
Clarksville (TN) Leaf Chronicle
added Mar 24, 2017 20:31
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Two thirds of cancers caused by random genetic mistakes: U.S. study

Though most cancers are due to bad luck, people should not ignore sound public health advice that can help people avoid preventable cancers, including maintaining a healthy weight and avoiding environmental risk factors such as smoking, the team said.
Reuters
added Mar 23, 2017 22:01
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Most Cancers Caused by Random DNA Copying Errors

But not all cancers have the same causation profile, and lifestyle and environment can still have a big influence on cancer risk. For example, in lung cancer, the leading cancer killer, 65 percent of mutations that cause the disease are environmental in
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 23, 2017 21:55
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The most common cause of cancer? Simple bad luck: Random mistakes in genetics are to blame, scientists say

"It is well-known that we must avoid environmental factors such as smoking".... Copying mistakes were linked to 77 per cent of pancreatic cancers but only 35 per cent of lung cancers. The latter was mostly triggered by smoking and other environmental fac
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 23, 2017 18:04
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UCSF TCORS public comment on FDA proposed NNN standard

The FDA’s Proposed Tobacco Product Standard Limiting NNN Levels in Finished Smokeless Tobacco Products is Well-Justified, but the Regulatory Impact Analysis Understates Benefits and Overstates Costs
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 23, 2017 17:57
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