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U.S. Cancer Deaths Steadily Dropping: Report

Better cancer detection and treatments, not to mention lots of people quitting smoking, have fueled a 20-year drop in deaths from the disease, a new report shows. That means more than 2 million lives have been saved, the American Cancer Society statistic
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 6, 2018 18:17
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Anti-tobacco, oral cancer awareness campaign held

Awareness campaigns on the harmful effects of tobacco consumption and oral cancer were organized at Yigi-Kaum village and at the government secondary school in Pobdi in West Siang district by the District Tobacco Control Cell on 3 and 4 January.
Arunachal Times (in)
added Jan 5, 2018 21:20
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Cancer death rates continue to fall as more Americans quit smoking, new report reveals

Cancer death rates in the US continued to fall between 2014 and 2015, extending a 24 year decline, according to the latest figures from the American Cancer Society. The 1.7 percent decrease means that nearly 2.4 million fewer people died of the disease
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 5, 2018 12:39
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[Asia] Karnataka HC order reverses India’s world-leading attempt of 85% pictorial warnings on tobacco products

In the Karnataka HC judgment one of the judges, Justice Nagarathna, stated that it is unnecessary to have pictorial and textual warnings suggestive of cancer particularly when the contents of the said warnings are not universally accepted as medically pro
DNA India (in)
added Jan 4, 2018 07:42
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A Naturalistic, Randomized Pilot Trial of E-Cigarettes: Uptake, Exposure, and Behavioral Effects

Conclusions: Results suggest that cigarette smokers are willing to use ENDS with trends toward reduced cigarette smoking and positive changes in cessation-related behaviors.
Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention
added Jan 3, 2018 14:51
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[UK] Battery metal among smoking cancer compounds, Public Health England warns

More than 70 cancer-causing chemicals reach smokers' vital organs within seconds of lighting up, experts say.
Sky News (uk)
added Dec 30, 2017 20:34
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[UK] Dragon’s Den star Hilary Devey, 60, vows to finally kick her 40-YEAR smoking habit after terrifying health scare

Self-made millionaire Hilary was a full-time smoker for 40 years Suffered a health scare earlier this year prompting her to change her lifestyle Found to have high levels of cancer-causing carcinogenic poisons in her system Hilary's test was carried out a
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 29, 2017 23:27
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Naswar (Smokeless Tobacco) Use and the Risk of Oral Cancer in Pakistan: A systematic Review with meta-analysis

freely available to both adults and children at very cheap prices compared to cigarettes, which has been the main focus of tobacco control in Pakistan. This review provides ample evidence for the IARC to declare Naswar as carcinogenic, as well as the Gove
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 28, 2017 15:26
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When Cancer Strikes Twice

In many cases, the development of a second cancer resulted from the same risk factors that most likely precipitated the first malignancy. ...a smoker who has been successfully treated for lung cancer may later develop bladder cancer, which is also relate
New York Times
added Dec 26, 2017 15:27
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Effectiveness of Pharmaceutical Smoking Cessation Aids in a Nationally Representative Cohort of American Smokers [FREE FULL TEXT]

The lack of effectiveness of pharmaceutical aids in increasing long-term cessation in population samples is not an artifact caused by confounded analyses. A possible explanation is that counseling and support interventions provided in efficacy trials are
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Dec 22, 2017 02:33
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