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VIDEO: CHASING CANCER: FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb talks e-cigarette restrictions for underage consumers

Washington Post
added Nov 19, 2018 20:54

[UK] VIDEO: Pancreatic cancer: Could you be at risk of the deadliest common cancer?

Cancer Research advises on some of the risk factors associated with the disease. Nearly one-third of pancreatic cancer cases may be linked to smoking, according to the charity. This includes cigarettes, cigars, pipes and chewing tobacco. However, exp
Daily Express (uk)
added Nov 19, 2018 13:35

Surveillance for Cancers Associated with Tobacco Use — United States, 2010–2014

This report provides a comprehensive assessment of recent tobacco-associated cancer incidence for each cancer type by sex, age, race/ethnicity, metropolitan county classification, tumor characteristics, U.S. census region, and state. These data are import
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Nov 16, 2018 03:24

Cancer Poised to Become Top U.S. Killer

Cancer appears to be overtaking heart disease as the leading cause of death in the U.S., especially in higher-income populations, according to an observational study of 12 years of county mortality records. Heart disease was the leading cause of death i
MedPage Today
added Nov 14, 2018 02:59

Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month Launches Today: Demand Better. For Patients. For Survival.

Research studies have identified several risk factors that may increase the likelihood that someone will develop pancreatic cancer, including family history of the disease, diabetes, pancreatitis, smoking, obesity, race, age and diet.
PR Newswire
added Nov 7, 2018 18:43

Medical Discovery News: Airline flight attendants have higher risk for cancer

Cancer risk rises with exposure to carcinogens, substances or exposures that are known or suspected to cause cancer. Common carcinogens include tobacco use, lack of physical activity, pollution, household chemicals, herbicides and even medical treatments
Abilene (TX) Reporter-News
added Nov 7, 2018 18:00

[Texas] GONZALEZ: November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month, and a good time to learn more

In Texas alone, 15,460 will be diagnosed and 9,310 will die of the disease this year. Eighty to 90 percent of all lung cancer deaths are attributed to cigarette smoking. But that means up to 20 percent of people who die from lung cancer in the U.S. every
Mcallen (TX) Monitor
added Nov 7, 2018 17:39

[UK] E-cigarettes as a Smoking Cessation aid in Cancer Patients: Health Professionals knowledge, attitude and current practice

While UK health policy promotes e-cigarettes as a smoking cessation aid, this has not yet been adopted by local health organisations, causing barriers to and uncertainty around promoting use of e-cigarettes in cancer patients that smoke. Training of heal
NCRI -- National Cancer Research Institute (uk)
added Nov 6, 2018 16:58

Doctors and nurses reluctant to recommend e-cigarettes to cancer patients

Twenty-nine per cent of health professionals would not recommend e-cigarettes to cancer patients who already smoke, according to research presented at the 2018 NCRI Cancer Conference. While e-cigarettes may pose some health risks, evidence suggests the
Medical Xpress (
added Nov 6, 2018 12:37

Cancer Council Australia Welcomes Singapore’s Standardised Packaging Tobacco Reforms

Australia’s leading cancer charity, Cancer Council Australia has congratulated a move by the Singaporean Ministry of Health to introduce standardised packaging and enlarged health warnings on tobacco products.
Cancer Council Australia (au)
added Nov 2, 2018 07:39
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