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Cancer Patients Who Smoke, Drink May Face Longer Feeding Tube Use

Smoking and heavy drinking seem to increase the risk that patients with head and neck cancer will need a feeding tube for an extended time after treatment, new research suggests. The study included 104 patients with squamous cell cancer of the head and n
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 19, 2015 14:18

[Florida] RJ Reynolds' $8.5M Engle Loss Upheld By Fla. Appeals Court ($$)

Because we find that sufficient evidence existed for the jury to conclude that Mr. Ballard was addicted to Reynolds' cigarettes containing nicotine, and that this addiction was the legal cause of his bladder cancer, the trial court properly denied Reynold
added Mar 19, 2015 12:21
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[South Carolina] SC Tobacco Free Collaborative express the risk of Colon Cancer and smoking

With March being Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, concerns have risen about smoking and secondhand smoke exposure that can lead to cancer. “Colon cancer is the second leading cause of death in South Carolina behind lung cancer,” American Cancer Society
WMBF News (Myrtle Beach, SC)
added Mar 18, 2015 14:46

[UK] NCCN publishes new guidelines for smoking cessation

To meet the needs of patients who are smokers at the time of a cancer diagnosis, the National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®) has published the NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (NCCN Guidelines®) for Smoking Cessation. The NCCN Guideli
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Mar 18, 2015 09:01

Hydrazine Speculation Can End: It's Not In Snus, Snuff Or Chewing Tobacco

Hydrazine was reported once in a limited sample of cigarette tobacco and tobacco smoke over 40 years ago[1] but ever since then it has been assumed as fact that hydrazine must be present in smokeless tobacco products as well, without anyone actually ex
Science 2.0
added Mar 17, 2015 15:07

'Cancer-causing compound not prevalent in smokeless tobacco'

Hydrazine is used as a sucker growth inhibitor on tobacco crops.... "Our results indicate that hydrazine is not a prevalent contaminant of contemporary STPs. In the minority of cases where hydrazine might possibly be present, the levels are substantially
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Mar 17, 2015 14:50

Invasive Cancer Incidence and Survival — United States, 2011

By cancer site, rates were highest for cancers of the prostate (128 per 100,000 men), female breast (122 per 100,000 women), lung and bronchus (61 per 100,000 persons), and colon and rectum (40 per 100,000 persons) (Table 1). These four sites accounted f
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Mar 12, 2015 14:20

[Ireland] Plain Packaging FAQs

On this page you will find out about how tobacco branding works, what exactly standardised packaging is and how you can help the Irish Cancer Society's campaign.
Irish Cancer Society (ie)
added Mar 11, 2015 11:20

[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] MGA BABAE NAMAN | Women next target of tobacco companies - anti-smoking activist

In the view of Engr. Emer Rojas, president of New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP), now that they are no longer allowed to tag cigar sticks as “low tar” or “light” because it is false and misleading, the tobacco companies have resorted to creat (TV 5) (ph)
added Mar 8, 2015 15:12

[Asia, India] Patil's death spurs Maha to push for public ban on tobacco / The move comes after former state home minister RR Patil’s death on account of severe oral cancer

the government has created the Maharashtra Public Health Act, which will impose a complete ban on consumption of all forms of smokeless tobacco in public, making it the first in the country to pass such stringent regulations. Chief Minister Devendra Fadna (Times of India) (in)
added Mar 8, 2015 09:22
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