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Cancer-Related Deaths In The U.S. Dropping, Report Says

the generally positive trend can be credited to fewer Americans smoking in recent years. “I think it really reflects a decrease in smoking over the past five decades,” NCI lead author Kathleen Cronin said. “Smoking still accounts for probably half of canc
WNEW 99.1 FM (Lanham, MD)
added May 24, 2018 15:21
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Association of Smokeless Tobacco Use and Oral Cancer: A Systematic Global Review and Meta-Analysis

Chewing SLT products was associated with higher risk of oral cancer than other types of SLT. This can serve as a useful tool for policy makers in forming strict policies in controlling SLT menace. Hence, we propose that in addition to smoking, efforts sho
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 23, 2018 04:37
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Lung Cancer Screening and Smoking Cessation: Never Too Early or Too Late [FREE FULL TEXT]

In this issue, Tindle et al. (9) present findings relating lifetime smoking history to the risk of lung cancer, with an emphasis on exploring the relative risk reduction for incident lung cancer in former vs current smokers. The authors evaluated a total
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added May 19, 2018 18:57
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Lifetime Smoking History and Risk of Lung Cancer: Results From the Framingham Heart Study

Among heavy former smokers, lung cancer risk drops within five YSQ relative to continuing smokers, yet it remains more than threefold higher than never smokers after 25 YSQ. Four of ten lung cancers occurred in former smokers with more 15 YSQ, beyond the
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added May 19, 2018 18:55
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ARCHIVE: The Role of the Media in Promoting and Reducing Tobacco Use (PDF) (700pp)

1979 Philip Morris pays to have Marlboros featured in the movie Superman II. 1980 RJR contracts with Rogers & Cowan to develop a relationship with the television and movie industry that includes product placement, providing free products to key entert
Cancer Control and Population Services (NCI)
added May 19, 2018 02:49
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Dr. Marc Siegel: E-cigarettes pose special danger to teens

Electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) are seen by some – including me – as a safer alternative to tobacco cigarettes. But e-cigarettes pose a special danger to teenagers, both as a gateway to traditional cigarettes and because they contain chemicals that
Fox News
added May 14, 2018 22:04
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What Causes Cancer? Misconceptions Abound

88 percent of respondents correctly said smoking, 80 percent cited secondhand smoke...those who knew more about proven causes of cancer were less likely to smoke, according to the study.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 14, 2018 21:53
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GLANTZ: California cancer advocates call out Assemblymember Jim Cooper for breaking promise not to take tobacco money

on March 14, 2018, he accepted a $4,400 contribution from Philip Morris. ACS CAN contacted him and he told ACS CAN that he decided to reverse course and start accepting donations from tobacco companies.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 11, 2018 02:35
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[Kentucky] Chandler talks tobacco with health coalition ($$)

Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky CEO Ben Chandler spoke with CaldWELL CHAT (Community Health Action Team, formerly MAPP) chair Dana Southard at a meeting of the group held last week that focused on the organization’s continuing efforts to reduce tobacco
Princeton (KY) Times-Leader
added May 10, 2018 17:27
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CARROLL: It’s Time for a New Discussion of Marijuana’s Risks

The greatest concern with tobacco smoking is cancer, so it’s reasonable to start there with pot...They smoke more in public, raising worries about secondhand smoke. A two-year-old study made news recently by arguing that one minute of exposure to pot
New York Times
added May 7, 2018 16:23
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