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Customer Reviews (1,029) 4.7 out of 5 stars / With this sobering statistic, physician and researcher Siddhartha Mukherjee begins his comprehensive and eloquent "biography" of one of the most virulent diseases of our time. An exhaustive account of cancer
Feb 18, 2015 amazon.com
added Feb 18, 2015 16:45
a three-part, six-hour major television event from preeminent documentary filmmaker Ken Burns, in partnership with WETA...artfully weaves three different films in one: a riveting historical documentary; an engrossing and intimate vérité film; and a scien
Feb 18, 2015 PBS
added Feb 18, 2015 16:40
VIDEO: Cancer Documentary Project Draws Widespread Support / Three-part 'Cancer: Emperor of All Maladies' documentary to debut in late March.
Watch the trailer below / The oncology "community" is apparently jumping at the chance to show support for documentary filmmaker Ken Burns' latest PBS project -- a 6-hour film examining the history of cancer.
Feb 18, 2015 MedPage Today
added Feb 18, 2015 16:37
Of the 56m people who died in 2012, infectious diseases such as HIV/AIDS and Ebola claimed 12.8m lives, but non-communicable diseases (NCDs) killed three times as many. Cardiovascular disease, cancer, respiratory disease and diabetes together account for
Jan 30, 2015 The Economist
added Feb 15, 2015 19:17
Add breast cancer, prostate cancer, kidney failure, liver damage and all manner of infections to the long list of health risks... Rescue Social Change Group...won a $152 million grant in 2012 to conduct anti-smoking campaigns nationwide targeting youths.
Feb 13, 2015 U-T San Diego [San Diego Union Tribune]
added Feb 13, 2015 03:29
According to the U.S. Surgeon General, about 480,000 Americans die of smoking-related causes each year, but that figure may be closer to 540,000, researchers from the American Cancer Society report.
Feb 11, 2015 HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 11, 2015 22:28
However bad you thought smoking was, it’s even worse. A new study adds at least five diseases and 60,000 deaths a year to the toll... The new findings are based on health data from nearly a million people who were followed for 10 years. In addition to t
Feb 11, 2015 New York Times
added Feb 11, 2015 17:45
A substantial portion of the excess mortality among current smokers between 2000 and 2011 was due to associations with diseases that have not been formally established as caused by smoking. These associations should be investigated further and, when appro
Feb 11, 2015 New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added Feb 11, 2015 17:22
During the approximately 10 years the cohorts were followed, there were over 180,000 deaths. ... In particular, smoking was associated with at least a doubling of risk of death from several causes including renal failure, intestinal ischemia, hypertensive
Feb 11, 2015 American Cancer Society
added Feb 11, 2015 17:19
The Cancer Council WA has launched a confronting anti-smoking campaign after fresh research revealed most people do not know smoking can cause cancer in areas of the body other than the lungs, mouth and throat. ...has launched the "16 cancers" campaign,
Feb 8, 2015 Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
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