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COUZIN-FRANKEL: Bad luck and cancer: A science reporter’s reflections on a controversial story

Given the furor, I wondered: Had I gotten it wrong? Had the authors? Answering these apparently straightforward questions proved surprisingly difficult, exposing the challenges that come with communicating science, and the desire by scientist-authors and
Science
added Jan 16, 2015 14:59
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IARC: Most types of cancer not due to "bad luck"

nearly half of all cancer cases worldwide can be prevented. This is supported in practice by rigorous scientific evidence ... Notable examples include drops in rates of lung cancer and other tobacco-related cancers after reductions in smoking
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Jan 16, 2015 10:43
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[UK] Five year action planned to help beat cancer

NHS England has announced a new independent taskforce to develop a five-year action plan for cancer services and a major new programme to test innovative ways of diagnosing cancer more quickly. The taskforce has been asked to deliver the vision set out
OnMedica Group (uk)
added Jan 12, 2015 09:11
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Gene mutations put some smokers at pancreatitis risk

"Our new study identifies gene variants, which when combined with lifestyle factors make people susceptible to chronic pancreatitis and may be useful to prevent patients from developing it," said David Whitcomb, chief of gastroenterology, hepatology and
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Jan 11, 2015 04:10
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[New York] Surgeon general reports that smoking causes cancer in 1964

published by the Daily News on Jan. 12 1964. ... In a hard-hitting, 150,000-word report, they indicted cigarettes as the chief cause of lung cancer in men, “the most important cause” of chronic bronchitis...10-man committee includes five smokers and five
New York Daily News
added Jan 11, 2015 03:07
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ASCO, AACR, Two Leading U.S. Cancer Organizations Call for Regulation of E-Cigarettes and Other Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems

[FDA] should regulate all ENDS that meet the statutory definition of tobacco products...ENDS packaging and advertising should be required to carry safety labels that include a warning regarding nicotine addiction. All youth-oriented ENDS advertising and m
American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
added Jan 8, 2015 22:27
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Cancer Groups Urge More Regulation of E-Cigarettes

American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) and the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) together issued a list of recommendations on Thursday aimed at bringing e-cigarette regulations more in line with those of traditional cigarettes.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 8, 2015 22:21
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Sticking to Lifestyle Guidelines May Reduce Risk for Certain Cancers and for Overall Mortality

lead author Geoffrey Kabat..."Adherence to the guidelines had a slightly bigger effect in never smokers than in former or current smokers," said Dr. Kabat. "But the bottom line is that, even if you smoke...it's worthwhile to adhere to the guidelines."
PR Newswire
added Jan 8, 2015 08:51
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Cancer’s Random Assault

Although the article focused on factors in cancer beyond people’s control, Dr. Offit said that about half of cancer deaths could be avoided...the most powerful interventions to decrease the burden of cancer are to stop smoking, know your family history a
New York Times
added Jan 6, 2015 18:42
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[UK] SMITH: Yes, sometimes developing cancer is just bad luck - but that doesn't mean you should keep smoking

front pages today have given a good airing to research that says developing cancer can be simply down to bad luck...Making healthier choices is not a fail-safe guarantee against cancer, but it can stack the odds in our favour
The Independent (uk)
added Jan 5, 2015 15:30
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