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Role of Smoking Cited in China's Rising Lung Cancer Deaths

deaths from lung cancer in China has increased by 465 percent over the past 30 years, doctors said at the Sixth China North-South Lung Cancer Summit, which brought together 300 experts. The theme of this year’s meeting: “Controlling tobacco and promoting
New York Times Blogs
added Nov 18, 2013 04:33
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[Asia] China could have 1 million lung cancer patients by 2025, experts warn

medical experts warned at a forum in Beijing on Saturday, refreshing calls for tobacco control in the world’s largest maker of cigarettes. Both the occurrence rate and the death rate of lung cancer have been on the sharp rise in past decades, doctors and
South China Morning Post
added Nov 17, 2013 13:11
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[Asia, Hong Kong] EDITORIAL: China must tackle effects of smog

The prevalence of smoking in China tends to fudge the contribution of air pollution to the growing incidence of respiratory disease. A couple of examples that emerged this month are timely reminders of the cost of China's rapid development. In one, an eig
South China Morning Post
added Nov 17, 2013 13:15
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[Asia, China, Hong Kong] EDITORIAL: Time to crusade for a smoke-free city

In the long run, Hong Kong stands a chance of being declared smoke-free - when the smoking population drops to just 5 per cent. While we are not far off, this can only be achieved with a more targeted approach. There are still 645,000 smokers. More than
South China Morning Post
added Nov 11, 2013 19:31
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[China, New York] Welcome, in Mandarin

Congee rice porridges. Smoking rooms. China has become the biggest travel spender in the world, and hotels are taking notice. ... At the Waldorf-Astoria New York, Robert Armstrong, the sales manager ... asks which guests need to stay on a smoking floor.
New York Times
added Nov 11, 2013 18:29
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China Smog Pollution: Sickens 8-year-old, Develops Lung Cancer; Environmental Hazard Becomes Threat to National Security

The sickly child has been found to reside near a busy major road her entire life in Jiangsu, a province east of mainland China. Doctors from the Jiangsu Cancer Hospital led by Dr. Jie Fengdong said the daily, constant exposure to dust and particles ultim
International Business Times (au)
added Nov 6, 2013 16:12
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China's air pollution blamed for eight-year-old's lung cancer

Beijing's air pollution has been blamed for causing cancer in an eight-year-old girl - the youngest recorded victim of lung cancer
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 6, 2013 14:39
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8-year-old becomes China’s youngest lung cancer patient, doctors blame pollution

The depth of the problem hit home on Monday when it was reported that an eight-year-old Chinese girl, from the eastern province of Jiangsu, became the country’s youngest person to contract lung cancer.
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Nov 6, 2013 14:33
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[China] An 8-Year-Old Girl's Lung Cancer Is Blamed on Air Pollution

An 8-year-old girl in Jiangsu Province is the youngest person in China to have received a diagnosis of lung cancer, which a doctor treating her has attributed to air pollution ... The report also said lung cancer is the leading form of cancer in China. …
New York Times Blogs
added Nov 5, 2013 14:41
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HUA: Jokes, Lies and Pollution in China

Hebei Province … is China’s top steel-producing province. ... Cangzhou’s answer ... is an anti-smoking campaign. ... With smoke billowing from the chimneys of factories in the distance, officials promoted the slogan: “Curbing air pollution starts with me!
New York Times
added Oct 29, 2013 16:43
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