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[UK] Teenager, 18, died of stomach cancer after doctors said she was only losing weight because she 'wanted to be a stick insect'

Around one in five stomach cancers are thought to be caused by smoking. Smokers have double the risk of stomach cancer compared to their non smoking peers. But scientists believe the risk falls if you stop smoking. Those smokers with an HP infection may
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 29, 2015 13:12
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[UK] Deaths from cancer soar due to obesity, smoking and living longer:

The rise of smoking in developing countries accounts for lung cancer topping of the list of most new cases in 2013...The Global Burden of Disease, provides a comprehensive assessment of new cases of cancer, and cancer-related death and
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 29, 2015 13:01
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Cancer Care: How Delaware Turned the Tide / Delaware once first in the nation for cancer mortality is now 15th

creation of the Delaware Cancer Consortium by then-Governor Ruth Ann Minner to reduce cancer incidence and mortality, which used tobacco settlement funds to finance initiatives.
MedPage Today
added May 29, 2015 12:30
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The Most Powerful Women In Science And Health

Melinda Gates (3) As co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Gates led $3.9 billion in donations in 2014 / Margaret Chan (62) After nearly a decade at the helm of the World Health Organization / Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw (85)...started the Biocon F
Forbes
added May 28, 2015 12:56
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[UK] Smoking is associated with pessimistic and avoidant beliefs about cancer: results from the International Cancer Benchmarking Partnership [FREE FULL TEXT]

Smokers held more pessimistic and avoidant beliefs about cancer, which could deter early-detection behaviour. A better understanding of these beliefs is needed to increase engagement in early diagnosis by this high-risk group.
British Journal of Cancer
added May 26, 2015 09:18
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[UK] Smokers more likely to think cancer is a death sentence

Smokers have more pessimistic attitudes about cancer and may be more likely to delay getting screened, according to a new survey from the UK. Smokers are less likely to engage in cancer screening programs and are less engaged with health services overall
Reuters
added May 26, 2015 09:14
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[UK] Smokers See Cancer as 'Death Sentence': Survey

Smokers have more pessimistic attitudes about cancer and may be more likely to delay getting screened, according to a new survey from the UK. Smokers are less likely to engage in cancer screening programs and are less engaged with health services overa
NewsMax
added May 26, 2015 08:57
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[Asia, India] Want proof on smoking and cancer? Here are 82 cases: State panel

Karnataka's High Power Committee on Tobacco Control (HPCTC), on May 14, shot a letter to the Centre, seeking an appointment to present 82 studies of Indian origin in order to prove the direct relation between tobacco and cancer. In his letter, Dr Vishal
BangaloreMirror.com (Times of India) (in)
added May 26, 2015 08:33
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[Asia] Nearly half of e-cigarettes sold in Japan produce carcinogen in vapor

A health ministry research group found Thursday that four of the nine electronic cigarettes sold in Japan produce vapor with high levels of formaldehyde, a known carcinogen. A panel at the Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry that received a report on the
Japan Times (jp)
added May 25, 2015 15:52
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[Asia] Nearly half of e-cigarettes sold in Japan produce carcinogen in vapor

four of the nine electronic cigarettes sold in Japan produce vapor with high levels of formaldehyde, a known carcinogen. A panel at the Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry that received a report on the findings said “negative health effects” cannot be rul
Japan Times (jp)
added May 23, 2015 16:54
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