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[Canada] VIDEO: Montreal epidemiologist calculated 'critical dose' of smoking for tobacco lawsuit

How much cigarette smoking causes lung cancer? Turns out that a pack a day for five years is the critical tipping point where smokers are twice as likely as non-smokers to get lung, throat and larynx cancers. This precedent-setting calculation figured p
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Jun 4, 2015 10:41
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[Asia, India] 27% of Pune’s population at risk of oral cancer: Study

Stress-induced tobacco consumption and youngsters taking up smoking and chewing tobacco are among the major reasons why 27% of the city's population is at risk of developing oral cancer, revealed a study conducted by a Pune-based preventive healthcare org
Times of India
added Jun 3, 2015 21:59
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[UK, USA] Obesity will cause more cancers than smoking in ten years: Being overweight already causes 32,000 cancer-related deaths annually

Growing problem: Within the next ten years in the US and the UK obesity will cause more cancers than smoking, the Harvard University academics said
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 30, 2015 12:57
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Smoking and Mortality — Beyond Established Causes

We pooled data from five contemporary U.S. cohort studies including 421,378 men and 532,651 women... A substantial portion of the excess mortality among current smokers between 2000 and 2011 was due to associations with diseases that have not been formal
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added May 29, 2015 13:28
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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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