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Response to H. Nabi et al.

We agree with Nabi et al. that adiposity, as a main source of estrogen biosynthesis after menopause, can influence nuclear estrogen receptor (ER)–β expression in the lung. To approach this issue, in our data, we evaluated whether 1) adiposity measured by
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Apr 23, 2018 00:16
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RE: Smoking, Sex, and Non–Small Cell Lung Cancer: Steroid Hormone Receptors in Tumor Tissue (S0424)

In closing, future work should consider the role of adiposity if we are expecting to have a more complete picture of the interplay between smoking, sex, hormone receptors, and survival in lung cancer.
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Apr 23, 2018 00:14
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[Pennsylvania] Cancer Patients, Survivors Urge PA Lawmakers to Act

"The General Assembly has decided to borrow against Pennsylvania's Tobacco Settlement," she said, "and in fiscal year 2019-20, we're concerned about funding for tobacco prevention and cessation programs." The current state budget includes $362 million
Public News Service (PNS)
added Apr 18, 2018 13:26
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Origins in the USA in the 1980s of the warning that smokeless tobacco is not a safe alternative to cigarettes: a historical, documents-based assessment with implications for comparative warnings on less harmful tobacco/nicotine products

New evidence of oral cancer causation emerged along with a much-publicized case of a teenager dying of oral cancer. Public health concerns also arose over a widespread, successful marketing campaign implying smokeless was a safe alternative to cigarettes.
BioMed Central (uk)
added Apr 17, 2018 20:43
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[UK] YOU SNUS, YOU LOSE What is snus, what does the chewing tobacco do to you and who uses it? From Jamie Vardy to Avicii

FOOTBALL is on alert with the rise of chewing tobacco snus, as England and Leicester striker Jamie Vardy is among those who use the substance as an alternative to cigarettes. However, experts claim that snus is NOT a healthier alternative to smoking, bu
The Sun (uk)
added Apr 14, 2018 22:09
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Patterns of Tobacco Cessation Attempts and Symptoms Experienced Among Smokers With Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma

patients experiencing C2 symptoms make more quit attempts; C1 symptoms may be more difficult to overcome because they are associated with fewer quit attempts. Future work will address whether amelioration of these symptoms may help smoking cessation among
JAMA Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery
added Apr 14, 2018 19:19
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The State of US Health, 1990-2016 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Diet, tobacco use, and high systolic blood pressure were the leading causes of deaths while tobacco use, high body mass index, and diet were the leading risk factors for DALYs. For example, dietary risks accounted for 529 299 deaths in 2016, with 83.9% of
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added Apr 14, 2018 19:14
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Tobacco Smoking-Associated Alterations in the Immune Microenvironment of Squamous Cell Carcinomas

the genetic smoking signature is associated with higher mutational load, but variable effects on tumor immunity can occur, depending on anatomic site. In HNSC, smoking is predominantly immunosuppressive; in LUSC, more pro-inflammatory. Both tumor mutation
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Apr 14, 2018 16:58
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Tobacco Use Data Supports Efforts to Reduce Burden of Smoking-Associated Cancers

The burden of tobacco-based cancers could be lessened using tobacco use data collected from cancer registries, a study published in Cancer has shown... Data from cancer registries on tobacco use at diagnosis may assist in clarifying usage patterns and und
Oncology Nurse Advisor
added Apr 13, 2018 16:00
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Capture of tobacco use among population‐based registries: Findings from 10 National Program of Cancer Registries states

Studies to evaluate the validity of specific tobacco‐related variables and the ability of cancer registries to capture this information from the medical record are needed to gauge the usefulness of collecting these variables through cancer surveillance sy
Cancer
added Apr 13, 2018 15:59
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