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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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[Asia] Death caused by lung cancer soars in China

The number of deaths due to lung cancer in China has risen by 465 percent in the past 30 years, an official announced here on Tuesday. Lung cancer has replaced liver cancer to become the top killer among malignant tumors in China, Qi Xiaoqiu, an official
Xinhua Newswire
added Nov 6, 2013 14:36
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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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[Asia, China, Hong Kong] LETTER: Steep tobacco tax hike puts young people off starting to smoke

By failing to match international city taxation levels this pathetic Govt leaves tobacco affordable to inquisitive youth, ignores FCTC Treaty requirements & sentences the young nicotine addicts to a slow lingering death. Plain packs?
South China Morning Post
added Oct 29, 2013 15:08
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The effect of cigarette prices on brand-switching in China: a longitudinal analysis of data from the ITC China survey [FREE FULL TEXT]

One possible explanation is that smokers buffer themselves from rising cigarette prices by switching to cheaper cigarette brands. ... Tobacco pricing and tax policy can influence consumers’ incentives to switch brands. In particular, whereas ad valorem
Tobacco Control
added Oct 28, 2013 00:43
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[China] Air Pollution More Harmful Than Passive Smoking, Two Reports Find

“The air we breathe has become polluted with a mixture of cancer-causing substances,” the IARC’s Kurt Straif told the South China Morning Post. “We consider this to be the most important environmental carcinogen, more so than passive smoking.” According
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Oct 21, 2013 15:15
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What are the sales practices of internet cigar vendors in China?

Internet cigar vendors undermine tobacco control policies and pose many challenges for tobacco control advocates in China. New legislation and enforcement should address these issues.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 16, 2013 03:49
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[China] Association of body mass index and smoking on outcome of Chinese patients with colorectal cancer

no significant correlation between obesity and outcomes of patients with colorectal cancer. In addition, our findings support the claims that cigarette smoking may be partially responsible for the divergent mortality of patients with colorectal cancer.
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Oct 13, 2013 20:55
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