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[UK] Men twice as likely to develop oral cancer

According to the latest data released by Cancer Research UK around 5,300 men are diagnosed with oral cancer every year in the UK compared to around 2,500 women. The data also reveals oral cancer is more often diagnosed in men at a younger age compared w
Healthcare Learning: Smile-on (uk)
added Apr 9, 2018 14:48
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CSA Medical Supports Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month

Risk factors include gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), chronic heartburn, obesity, poor nutrition, tobacco use and Barrett's esophagus. Screening and treatment for Barrett's esophagus, which can lead to esophageal cancer, is essential.
PR Newswire
added Apr 2, 2018 22:31
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April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

those at an especially high risk of developing oral cancer have been heavy drinkers and smokers older than age 50, but today the cancer also is occurring more frequently in younger, nonsmoking individuals due to HPV16, the virus most commonly associated w
PR Newswire
added Apr 2, 2018 22:31
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[California] Coffee Drinkers Need Cancer Warning, Judge Rules, Giving Sellers the Jitters

The National Cancer Institute notes that...acrylamide levels in food vary widely and that “people are exposed to substantially more acrylamide from tobacco smoke than from food.”
New York Times
added Mar 31, 2018 14:16
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[UK] BAD FOR CHEW What is snus? Chewing tobacco adored by England star Jamie Vardy does far worse than just cause cancer…

Users hold the products against the lining of their mouths for extended periods of time, in order to allow nicotine to pass into the bloodstream. And experts say this also gives the bacteria – Bacillus licheniformis and Bacillus pumilus – the chance to
The Sun (uk)
added Mar 30, 2018 16:16
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[Europe, UK] THE DRUG THAT IS SWAMPING FOOTBALL: Sportsmail's investigation reveals use of banned stimulant 'snus' prevalent in the sport... with some players using drug during matches

It has been banned across most of Europe since 1992 because of its links to cancer....But a Sportsmail investigation has found that use of snus — which many believe gives you a mental and physical boost — has exploded among young athletes who are paid mil
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 30, 2018 16:13
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Secondhand Smoke Exposure among High Risk Patients in The U.S. (NHANES 2001-2012): Implications for Clinical Practice

SHS exposure among these patients is high and comparable to the general population. Strengthening smoke-free polices in all settings is critical. More efforts are needed to address SHS exposure more effectively in clinical care settings.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Mar 24, 2018 00:19
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[Montana] EDITORIAL: Gazette opinion: Clear urgency for Yellowstone County’s indoor air rule

Here’s the problem: E-cigarettes use aerosolized nicotine rather than burning tobacco, so they do produce fewer toxins than smoking cigarettes. But additives and solvents in e-cigraettes – even in e-cigarettes without nicotine — can form carcinogenic com
Billings (MT) Gazette
added Mar 23, 2018 21:11
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[UK] Bad lifestyles are to blame for 2,500 cancer cases a week as experts say the disease is not simply caused by genes or 'bad luck'

More than 2,500 cancer cases diagnosed every week in the UK are preventable by making simple lifestyle changes, research has found. Almost four in ten of all cancers could be avoided by switching to a healthier diet, doing more exercise and giving up sm
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 23, 2018 20:09
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[UK] Obesity could overtake smoking in cancer death risk - study

Smoking is the biggest avoidable cause of cancer, followed by excess weight, overexposure to UV radiation from the sun and sunbeds, drinking alcohol, eating too little fibre, and outdoor air pollution, a study by Cancer Research UK found. But experts pr
Press Association (uk)
added Mar 23, 2018 20:06
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