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Heating Up Marijuana Could Increase Cancer Risk

Dabbing uses highly potent marijuana concentrates that are vaporized on a special dabbing rig, similar to a glass water pipe. However, unlike a traditional pipe, dabbing rigs use a small heated surface, called a nail, typically made of glass, metal, or
Healthline Networks
added Oct 18, 2017 15:49
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Firefighters Exposed to Carcinogens Through the Skin

examined firefighters' exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in smoke from fires. PAHs can cause genetic mutations and are known carcinogens. They are one of the hazardous substances released into the air when wood, plastics, furniture, elec
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 18, 2017 15:44
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7 Million American Men Carry Cancer-Causing HPV Virus

incidence of mouth and throat cancers caused by the human papilloma virus in men has now surpassed the incidence of HPV-related cervical cancers in women...lead author...said that behavioral change is important, too, particularly smoking cessation. “The d
New York Times
added Oct 18, 2017 14:32
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[UK-Scotland] Alert over smoking link to bladder cancer

Experts on bladder cancer believe more needs to be done to highlight the strong link between the disease and smoking. Robert Jones, Professor at the Glasgow Institute of Cancer Sciences, said the link with smoking had gone largely unrecognised. About 830
The Scotsman (uk)
added Oct 17, 2017 13:25
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[UK] Who is most at risk of bowel cancer? Four people with very different lifestyles are assessed by an expert... and a stressed office worker is a more likely candidate than a reformed smoker

THE REFORMED SMOKER RISK: LOW...Even though Lee Black, 44, (pictured) is only a weekend drinker, she drinks quite a bit and should limit her intake ... EXPERT VERDICT: Lee’s risk is low but it would drop further if she gave up smoking altogether.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 10, 2017 20:19
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[North Carolina] Tobacco control research drives expert to join Wake Forest Baptist cancer center

A focus on pursuing relevant and realistic tobacco-cessation initiatives has not only driven the research career of Eric Donny, but also it led him to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center this month to serve a professor of physiology and pharmacology in it
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 8, 2017 10:33
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Bristol-Myers Squibb: Advancing Research Across Thoracic Cancers with New Data at IASLC 18th World Conference on Lung Cancer

announced the presentation of 28 abstracts for Opdivo (nivolumab), alone and in combination with Yervoy (ipilimumab), targeted therapy or chemotherapy, at the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) 18th World Conference on Lung Can
Business Wire
added Sep 27, 2017 21:43
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Cancer in the LGBT Community

From increased smoking, which is a risk factor for mesothelioma, to being screened for cancer les soften, gay, bisexual, and transgender men and women carry several more risks for cancer and need to be aware of these to make the best choices for good heal
Mesothelioma.net
added Sep 24, 2017 14:24
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UN Global Compact exits tobacco companies

"On behalf of the global cancer community, UICC applauds the decision of the UN Global Compact to exclude tobacco companies from participating in their work at a time when the organisation is embarking on a set of new initiatives to support the delivery
International Union against Cancer (UICC)
added Sep 20, 2017 23:35
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U.S. Cancer Death Rate Continues to Fall

2017 Cancer Progress Report from the American Association for Cancer Research...cigarette smoking declined by nearly 39 percent from 2000 to 2015, which should mean fewer cases of lung cancer in the future, the report said.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 18, 2017 04:29
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