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[Australia] Most smokers can't identify more than two cancers linked to smoking

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,
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Feb 8, 2015 13:08

Health effects associated with waterpipe smoking [FREE FULL TEXT]

Contrary to the widely held misconception, WPS is associated with a variety of adverse short-term and long-term health effects that should reinforce the need for stronger regulation. In addition, this review highlights the limitations of the published wor
Tobacco Control
added Feb 7, 2015 03:29

[Florida] VIDEOS: McMannis v. R.J. Reynolds, et al.

McMannis claims defendant tobacco manufacturers R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris concealed the dangers of smoking and furthered Barbara McMannis' addiction to cigarettes, which caused her smoking-related lung cancer that spread to her brain and ultimately
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Feb 6, 2015 20:38

[Florida] Fatal Brain Cancer’s Cause Looms Over Wrongful Death Tobacco Trial

As trial opened Thursday in Donald McMannis’ suit against tobacco manufacturers R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris, attorneys...sparred over whether the brain tumor that killed McMannis’ wife, Barbara, stemmed from smoking-related lung cancer.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Feb 6, 2015 20:37

Americans Confused About Cancer Risks

people worry about cancer-causing claims that aren't back by scientific evidence -- such as stress or hormones in foods..."About half of cancer deaths in the U.S. could be prevented through lifestyle choices -- like not smoking, eating a healthy diet, get
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 6, 2015 15:55

Smoking Tied to Higher Death Risk After Colon Cancer

Compared to nonsmokers, cancer survivors who smoked were more than twice as likely to die from any cause or from colon cancer during the follow-up period, the study found. The findings were published online Feb. 2 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 6, 2015 15:51

[Asia, India] Raise tobacco tax and save lives: VHAA

on the eve of World Cancer Day today (February 4), the Voluntary Health Association of Assam (VHAA) appealed to the Assam Government to raise taxes on tobacco products in the ensuing State Budget.
The Sentinel (in)
added Feb 5, 2015 06:15

Colorectal cancer survivors who smoke have double risk of death

New research published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology finds that cigarette smoking among colorectal cancer survivors is tied to more than twice the risk of death compared to not smoking.
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Feb 4, 2015 14:36
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[UK] World Cancer Day 2015: Statistics, facts and 'Not Beyond Us' theme

This year, the campaign will focus on four key areas: choosing healthy lives, delivering early detection, achieving treatment for all and maximising quality of life. ..avoidable lifestyle factors. Smoking, insufficient physical activity, alcohol and obe
IBTimes (uk)
added Feb 4, 2015 14:25

Obesity, smoking cause half of cancer cases in Turkey

health officials, who released figures on World Cancer Day yesterday. Overall, 159,000 cases were diagnosed last year in the country. Officials from the Ministry of Health and non-governmental organizations held a press briefing on the occasion. Figures
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Feb 4, 2015 14:16
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