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[UK] Cancer treatment on NHS should get radical overhaul to save 30,000 lives a year

The task force’s report also sets out measures to improve cancer prevention – with a target to reduce smoking rates from today’s 18 per cent to less than 13 per cent by 2020, to improve patient experience of cancer treatment, provide better support for p
The Independent (uk)
added Jul 20, 2015 09:30

[UK] Cigarettes should cost £15 a packet to prevent thousands of deaths, say leading medics

Medics want the Government to consider big hikes in cigarette prices and a new “fat tax” to prevent 30,000 cancer deaths a year. Experts on the Independent Cancer Taskforce also said all patients should get their cancer test results within four weeks in
The Mirror (uk)
added Jul 20, 2015 09:29

[UK] Action urged on cancer strategy aiming to save 30,000 lives a year

A report by the Independent Cancer Taskforce has suggested six "strategic priorities" for the NHS to make "substantial improvements" in cancer care in England at a time when cancer cases are rising. It said 280,000 people were diagnosed with cancer in En
Press Association (uk)
added Jul 19, 2015 22:19

[UK] Cost of a packet of cigarettes could rocket to £15 as part of new measures in the fight against cancer

Measure is part of six health 'priorities' recommended in new report £2billion five-year plan will focus on prevention and early diagnosis Experts hope it could save 30,000 lives each year when implemented
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 19, 2015 22:17

Expert Witness Testimony Policy 2012 Revised October 2012 (PDF)

B. Physician expert witnesses should not adopt a position as an advocate or partisan in the legal proceedings. C. Within a reasonable time prior to testifying, physician expert witnesses should review all the appropriate medical information in the case a
American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery
added Jul 17, 2015 18:16

[Florida] Testimony by otolaryngologists in defense of tobacco companies 2009–2014 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Noble organizations in otolaryngology should take stands to resist tobacco industry manipulation of the legal process by enforcing ethical standards in expert testimony to insure that it is unbiased and based on fair and balanced interpretation of the sc
The Laryngoscope
added Jul 17, 2015 18:00

[Florida] Dr. Kim R. Jones, MD

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Jones Likelihood of recommending Dr. Jones to family and friends is 4.3 out of 5
added Jul 17, 2015 17:47

[Florida] University Experts Renew Denials of Links Between Tobacco and Disease

Willard E. Fee Jr....suggested Listerine mouthwash as an alternative cause of Ms. Hetzner’s cancer...Merrill A. Biel...Kim R. Jones...Philip Morris...suggested...Jackler has undisclosed ties to plaintiffs’ lawyers...president of the American Head and Neck
The Chronicle of Higher Education
added Jul 17, 2015 17:41

[Florida] Physicians testified for tobacco companies against plaintiffs with head, neck cancers

a small group of otolaryngologists have repeatedly testified, on behalf of the tobacco industry, that heavy smoking did not cause the cancer...The cases occurred between 2009 and 2014. One physician said he was paid $100,000 to testify in a single case
Stanford University School of Medicine
added Jul 17, 2015 11:12

[Florida] R.J. Reynolds Hammered with $8.5M in Punitives, $13.5M Total, in Suit Over Mouth Cancer

Jurors Monday found R.J. Reynolds liable for $8.5. million in punitive damages for its role in a tobacco industry conspiracy to conceal the dangers of cigarettes, which a Florida widower claimed led to his wife’s mouth cancer. Larkin v. R.J. Reynolds, 200
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jul 14, 2015 20:39
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