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Variation in cancer risk among tissues can be explained by the number of stem cell divisions

Here, we show that the lifetime risk of cancers of many different types is strongly correlated (0.81) with the total number of divisions of the normal self-renewing cells maintaining that tissue’s homeostasis. These results suggest that only a third of th
Science
added Dec 17, 2015 14:39
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[Turkey] President Erdoğan boosts his anti-smoking campaign with Nobel laureate Aziz Sancar

Sancar said Erdoğan asked him to discourage people from smoking at every event he attended. "He told me that the public would heed the advice of a scientist who told them not to smoke," the U.S.-based scientist said in an interview with the Turkish TV ch
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Dec 16, 2015 18:32
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[UK] Which of these women are most at risk of ovarian cancer? For one the chance is 1 in 2, for another it's 1 in 80. Knowing why might save YOUR life...

Who's most at risk? The average risk of developing ovarian cancer is one in 50, but certain factors increase this risk, such as being overweight and smoking
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 15, 2015 16:33
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Cancer Rates Dropping in Rich Countries, Rising in Poorer Ones: Study

"But what's interesting is that in low- and middle-income countries, we are starting to see rising rates of the same cancers that have been common in high-income countries because of the uptake of Western lifestyles, like smoking and excess body weight,"
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 15, 2015 16:26
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[Florida] $11M Verdict Thumps R.J. Reynolds in Throat Cancer Trial

Jurors Wednesday awarded $11 million to a former smoker for the role they found R.J. Reynolds played in causing the throat cancer that took her voice box. Florence Monroe v. R.J. Reynolds, 2013-CA-001121. Florence Monroe, 71, started smoking at 14 and
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Dec 10, 2015 21:00
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[Minnesota] Chewing tobacco worse than previously thought

A new U.S. government study found smokeless tobacco users have more than twice as much of the cancer-causing chemical NNK in their bodies as cigarette smokers... Close to 10 percent of young white men in rural areas of Minnesota use smokeless tobacco, McC
DL Newspapers (Detroit Lakes, MN)
added Dec 7, 2015 21:22
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Potentially dangerous molecules detected in e-cigarette aerosols

Electronic cigarettes produce highly-reactive free radicals—molecules associated with cell damage and cancer—and may pose a health risk to users, according to researchers at Penn State College of Medicine.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Dec 3, 2015 18:40
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[Florida] Big Three Tobacco Companies Win in Nonagenarian's $8M Bladder Cancer, Heart Disease Suit

The six-member jury deliberated for about four hours before concluding nicotine addiction did not cause Robert Shulman’s bladder cancer, coronary artery disease or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Dec 2, 2015 18:12
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[Asia, India] Tobacco users beware !

A 30-year-old long-time chewable tobacco user from Nungbrang village in Imphal East district is currently undergoing treatment at Radiology Department of RIMS after his left lower cheek developed a medium size hole.
E-Pao.net (in)
added Nov 29, 2015 16:25
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[Asia] '100-bn cigarette butts discarded in India yearly'

IMA Cancer and Tobacco Control Committee Dr Dilip Acharya, said: “Cigarette butts consist of un-smoked remnant tobacco, filter and paper wrap. It also contains carcinogens, nicotine and toxins and toxic metals such as cadmium, arsenic and lead in a highly
Free Press Journal (in)
added Nov 29, 2015 15:44
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