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[Asia, India] The battle against cancer is heating up

R Venkataramanan, a suave corporate manager...and Dr Pankaj Chaturvedi, and their band of friends are asking Indians to cut down on tobacco consumption because it – sooner or later – leads to cancer. Those who argue against them are asked by Venkataraman
Times of India
added Aug 21, 2017 00:34
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[UK] ASH Fact Sheet on Smoking and Cancer (PDF)

This fact sheet reviews the risks of developing various types of cancer from smoking, other tobacco use and exposure to other people’s tobacco smoke. It is estimated that 1 in 2 people born after 1960 in the UK will be diagnosed with some form of cance
ASH London (uk)
added Aug 18, 2017 18:14
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KATZ: No Smoke—Just Cancer-Causing Chemicals

They are bad for health because they release cancer-causing chemicals, and I hope the FDA will not approve them for that important reason. If the FDA does approve the sale of these products, existing smoking bans should be amended to include these product
JAMA Ophthalmology
added Aug 18, 2017 03:09
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[South Carolina] SC scores poorly on cancer report card

The document, How Do You Measure Up?...tobacco use is responsible for more than 30 percent of cancer deaths in the state. So raising the state’s cigarette tax, a proven method to keep young people from smoking, by $1.50 or more would save lives and reduc
Greenville (SC) News
added Aug 13, 2017 01:39
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Substance in kidneys, liver and shellfish, mushrooms and tobacco raises risk of womb cancer by 22%

The metal cadmium - which is also found in tobacco - which was discovered in high amounts in patients who had the disease. Smoking was shown to more than double our cadmium exposure, according to experts from The University of Missouri. They say that
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 11, 2017 18:10
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Comparing the cancer potencies of emissions from vapourised nicotine products including e-cigarettes with those of tobacco smoke

Optimal combinations of device settings, liquid formulation and vaping behaviour normally result in e-cigarette emissions with much less carcinogenic potency than tobacco smoke, notwithstanding there are circumstances in which the cancer risks of e-cigare
Tobacco Control
added Aug 8, 2017 20:08
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Cancer Risk Low For Most, But Not All, E-Cigs in Modeling Study

Emissions from most, but not all, electronic cigarettes were more than 100 times less carcinogenic than emissions from traditional combustible cigarettes, according to a British study. Most of the e-cigarettes tested had cancer causing potencies falling
MedPage Today
added Aug 8, 2017 20:07
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AUDIO: Blair Horner: Good News And Bad News In New York’s Cancer Fighting Efforts

Instead of investing some of these tobacco revenues into programs to help reduce the health care carnage caused by smoking, the state’s program has suffered from devastating cuts during the Cuomo Administration, and has lost more than half of its funding
WAMC/Northeast Public Radio (Albany, NY)
added Aug 8, 2017 00:48
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[North Carolina] Gene mutations may play role in blacks' higher cancer death rates

Gene mutations may play a pivotal role in why African-Americans are more likely to die from smoking-related cancers than whites, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center researchers said Monday....Researchers found the black patients had an increased mutation
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 7, 2017 13:31
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] State to limit tobacco smoking

Government is considering increasing tobacco sales tax in order to minimise cigarette consumption under a broad strategy aimed at reducing cancer cases.
Zimbabwe Situation (zw)
added Aug 6, 2017 15:28
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