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Report: Kentucky short on cancer-fighting policies

Kentucky earned red (falling short) in these areas: smoke-free laws, tobacco-prevention funding and indoor-tanning restrictions. Tougher policies in those areas is important because Kentucky is No. 1 in incidence and mortalities from cancer, according to
Insider Louisville
added Aug 11, 2018 15:00
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Aldehydes in Exhaled Breath during E-Cigarette Vaping: Pilot Study Results

in most cases, levels of aldehydes and methyl ethyl ketone (MEK) were significantly higher (2–125 times) in exhaled e-cigarette breaths than in pre-exposed breath. Exposure levels for the most abundant individual carbonyls in e-cigarette emissions—formal
Toxics
added Aug 10, 2018 17:37
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[Florida] Attorneys Battle Over RJR's Role in Smoker's Death, as Trial Begins

Tyrone Dixon, 39, died in 1994...Dixon’s family contends Reynolds took part in a tobacco industry conspiracy to hide the dangers of smoking that hooked him to cigarettes and ultimately killed him.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 9, 2018 17:41
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[Minnesota] Cancer-causing chemical formed in e-cigarette users

found that while e-cigarettes contain virtually no N-nitrosonornicotine (NNN) – a chemical that can cause oral cavity and esophageal cancer – the chemical can form in an e-cigarette user’s body when they take in nicotine through e-cigarettes. The study
Insight News (Minneapolis, MN)
added Aug 8, 2018 20:04
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[California] Consumption of E-cigarettes, tobacco products increases risk of oral cancer: study

The International Association for Dental Research (IADR) said UC San Francisco researchers Benjamin Chaffee and Neal Benowitz, the co-author of a paper on nicotine and carcinogen exposure from consumption of tobacco product, examined the risks of people
Xinhua Newswire
added Aug 8, 2018 01:20
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Former Smokers Might Want to Eat More Tomatoes

A new study found that former smokers with diets high in tomatoes and fresh fruit had a slower rate of decline in lung function, suggesting those foods may help restore lungs damaged by smoking. Researchers also found that among all adults, including peo
Vice.com
added Aug 7, 2018 17:10
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CVS Health Commits $10 Million to American Cancer Society in Support of Cancer Patient Services and Breakthrough Research

The new funding will be raised to support cancer patient services programs, breakthrough research, and cancer prevention efforts, including tobacco control. According to the American Cancer Society, almost 30 percent of cancer deaths this year will be ca
PR Newswire
added Aug 6, 2018 20:28
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HPV Linked to Esophageal Cancer Outcomes

Esophageal adenocarcinoma and high-grade dysplasia associated with human papillomavirus (HPV) infection have a more favorable prognosis compared with HPV-negative disease and are possibly amenable to less-intensive treatment, authors of a retrospective r
MedPage Today
added Aug 4, 2018 15:23
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E-cigarette users are MOST at-risk of oral cancer: Study finds most users still haven't quit tobacco - and vaping devices also contain carcinogens

those who used smokeless tobacco devices had the highest levels of certain carcinogenic chemicals linked to cancers of the mouth and throat out of any group of tobacco product users. Many of the estimated eight million adults that use e-cigarettes have
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 31, 2018 07:30
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E-cigarettes and tobacco product use linked to increased risk of oral cancer w/Photo

Tobacco use remains a leading cause of oral cancer but the tobacco landscape is evolving with increasing use of non-cigarette tobacco products and dual-use of multiple product types. Chaffee and co-author Neal Benowitz, also from the University of Califo
EurekAlert
added Jul 29, 2018 22:51
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