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David Bowie dead: Inner circle kept killer cancer a secret

However contrasting rumours, like that in The Guardian early this month, suggest the singer was suffering not from liver cancer, but lung cancer. The article noted that the secrecy Bowie maintained meant there was no way to confirm the rumours.
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jan 28, 2016 03:14

[Canada] Cancer patients get more help to quit smoking

help from the New Brunswick Cancer Network and Horizon Health Network. The program will put in place smoking cessation practices as a standard of care for cancer patients across the Horizon Health Network in partnership with the cancer network.
CBC News (ca)
added Jan 27, 2016 21:27

[Canada] Smoking cessation practices to be expanded for cancer patients

New Brunswick Cancer Network, in conjunction with the Horizon Health Network, will expand support to help cancer patients quit smoking and other forms of tobacco use to improve their cancer treatments and recovery.
Government of New Brunswick (ca)
added Jan 27, 2016 21:27

[Europe, UK] Britain's death toll for women's lung cancer is worst in the EU despite 'encouraging' downward trend in deaths from all types of the disease

More women will die from lung cancer in the UK this year than in any other EU country, a study found – because they took up the habit earlier. Researchers looked at death rates from all cancers in the 28 EU member states where Britain, France, Germany, I
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 27, 2016 15:59

Cancer kills 7,500 daily in China

Chronic infections, smoking and pollution have contributed to skyrocketing cases of cancer in China, with an estimated 4.3 million new diagnoses last year and 2.8 million deaths, researchers said...smoking accounted for about one-quarter of all cancer dea
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Jan 26, 2016 21:49
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Advanced Periodontitis Linked With Increased Risk of Smoking-related Cancers

Periodontitis was not found to be associated with prostate cancer, colorectal cancer, or melanoma, which were the 3 most common cancers in the cohort of never smokers. However, they observed a 33% increased risk for smoking-related cancers (lung, bladder,
Cancer Therapy Advisor
added Jan 25, 2016 22:03

[UK] If you’re going to drink alcohol, make it part of a Mediterranean diet: It’s 'not the amount you drink but the manner in which you drink it that counts’

Some studies such as the Million Women Study (which really did involve well over a million women) found no increased risk of these cancers for women drinking up to two units a day, so long as they were non-smokers.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 24, 2016 00:38

[Canada] DAVIS: Pot vs. Tobacco: Which Is The True Cancer Risk?

However, even if pot isn't a dangerous carcinogen - unlike tobacco - it still doesn't come completely risk-free. So says Dr. Steven Laviolette ... he researches the effects of nicotine and marijuana on the brain.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jan 20, 2016 20:42

[UK] How will YOU die? Take this test to find out: Fascinating chart reveals how the leading causes of death change over your lifetime

Deaths from often preventable causes - such as heart disease, cancer, diabetes and lung conditions - were most common in high-income countries, where they accounted for 87 per cent. Tobacco use is a major cause of many of the world’s top killer disease
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 20, 2016 18:39

[UK] Lemmy's cause of death revealed: Motörhead frontman had prostate cancer when he died aged 70

The British-born star had cut back his alcohol and tobacco intake over recent years due to poor health. He had been a smoker for 57 years. Lemmy was diagnosed with cancer just after Christmas last year.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 20, 2016 18:39
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