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Prostate Cancer Patients Who Smoke Fare Worse, Study Finds

Smoking doubles the chances that a prostate cancer patient will see his disease spread and that he will eventually die from his illness, a new study finds. "Basically we found that people who smoke had a higher risk of their tumor coming back, of it spre
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 29, 2015 13:02

[Asia] India sees drop in cancer cases caused by tobacco

India witnessed a considerable decline in tobacco-related cancers between 1990 and 2004, according to the latest report by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR). The premier research body has also claimed that tobacco habits in females in India
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 29, 2015 10:58

Are electronic cigarettes a health threat? California health officials say yes, say strict regulations needed

California health officials Wednesday declared electronic cigarettes a health threat that should be strictly regulated like tobacco products, joining other states and health advocates across the U.S. in seeking tighter controls as "vaping" grows in popula
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 29, 2015 00:44

High-Voltage Vaping May Expose Users to Formaldehyde

More than 2% of solvent molecules in aerosol samples produced by "vaping" e-cigarettes converted into hemiacetal compounds known to spontaneously degrade into formaldehyde -- "reaching concentrations higher than concentrations of nicotine," they wrote in
MedPage Today
added Jan 28, 2015 13:31

Cigarette smoking during external beam radiation therapy for prostate cancer is associated with an increased risk of prostate cancer-specific mortality and treatment-related toxicity [FREE FULL TEXT]

at increased risk of biochemical recurrence, distant metastasis, and prostate cancer-related mortality after definitive RT to the prostate. Current and former smokers, regardless of duration and quantity of exposure, are at an increased risk of long-term
BJU International (British Association of Urological Surgeons)
added Jan 27, 2015 06:39

Smoking may increase risks for patients being treated for prostate cancer

have increased risks of experiencing side effects from treatment and of developing future cancer recurrences, or even dying from prostate cancer. The findings, which are published in BJU International, suggest that smoking may negatively affect the health
Medical Xpress (
added Jan 27, 2015 06:23

Will Cancer Society's Redo Be Its Undoing?

DeVita talked about ...the Society's ongoing "transformation plan," ....Topping his list of concerns is the ACS's traditional commitment to funding research explaining that that in 1945 Mary Lasker wanted 25% of all monies raised by ACS to go to research,
MedPage Today
added Jan 26, 2015 11:30

[UK] Some e-cigarettes may release more cancer causing chemicals than regular tobacco, study suggests

Certain electronic cigarettes used at high temperature settings could potentially release more formaldehyde, a cancer-causing chemical / However the research, done in test tubes, does not prove a health risk / Also does not mean e-cigarettes are better o
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 25, 2015 19:49

[Florida] Philip Morris Cleared In $29M Engle Trial ($$)

jury cleared Philip Morris USA Inc. on Friday of liability in one of the year's first Engle progeny trials, rejecting a former smoker's ... allegations the cigarette maker's product and actions caused his laryngeal cancer. Plaintiff Jose Vila Jr.'s case i
added Jan 24, 2015 18:35

[Florida] Engle Progeny Review for the Week of January 19

Jose Vila v. Philip Morris... The verdict, which jurors took more than six hours to reach, gives tobacco manufacturers the win in the first state court Engle progeny case to come to trial in 2015. On Wednesday, however, a federal jury in Jacksonville hit
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jan 23, 2015 17:25
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