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Nurture Tops Nature in Cancer Origin Analysis / Up to 90% of cancer risk potentially modifiable, study suggests

Employing four strategies to assess cancer risk, investigators concluded that random genetic mutations account for no more than 10% to 30% of cancer risk. The remaining risk involves extrinsic factors, including certain biological contributors such as in
MedPage Today
added Dec 17, 2015 14:57
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Nine out of ten cancer cases preventable, experts claim

UP to 90 per cent of cancers may be caused by poor lifestyle and environmental triggers such as sunlight, researchers claim. It could mean most of Britain's 330,000 cases a year are preventable. Scientists reported internal factors only made a "modest"
The Sun (uk)
added Dec 17, 2015 14:41
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Cancer is not just 'bad luck' but down to environment, study suggests

Cancer is overwhelmingly a result of environmental factors and not largely down to bad luck, a study suggests...used four approaches to conclude only 10-30% of cancers were down to the way the body naturally functions or "luck". Experts said the analysis
BBC Online
added Dec 17, 2015 14:40
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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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