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Early Data in E-Cigarette Study May Raise Safety Concerns

However, the findings, which were presented in January at a meeting of lung cancer researchers, may attract the interest of federal officials who are considering how to regulate e-cigarettes. In a report to investors sent Tuesday, David J. Adelman, an in
New York Times
added Apr 15, 2014 23:10
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[New York] Creepy or Cool? Portraits Derived From the DNA in Hair and Gum Found in Public Places

At 12:15 pm on January 6, 2013, Dewey-Hagborg collected a cigarette butt (above, right) on Myrtle Avenue (above, left) in Brooklyn, NY. Testing the sample’s DNA revealed the smoker to be a male of Eastern European descent with brown eyes. Photos courtesy
Smithsonian Magazine
added May 6, 2013 01:55
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[Massachusetts] BU Today Never Smoked. Lived Right. Died of Lung Cancer.

“I’m absolutely convinced she had a genetic predisposition” to lung cancer, says Spira, a School of Medicine professor and chief of computational biomedicine. That conviction set him on a quest for the genetic key to a medical mystery: why some people wh
BU Bridge (Boston University)
added Jan 23, 2013 05:17
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[UK] HARRISON: A cigarette with a tumour? If only cancer was that simple …

But all malignant tumours have the potential to spread. The best way to prevent this is to protect your DNA from mutation if you possibly can. It really is better not to smoke.
Financial Times (uk)
added Jan 11, 2013 15:53
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In lung cancer, smokers have 10 times more genetic damage than never-smokers

Lung cancer patients with a history of smoking have 10 times more genetic mutations in their tumors than those with the disease who have never smoked, according to a new study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
ScienceDaily
added Sep 14, 2012 08:45
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[Massachusetts] New Research Explores Role of Genetics in Smoking and Lung Cancer

In 2008, three different studies found that certain genetic variants associated with nicotine dependence and smoking were also associated with lung cancer. The findings raised a question: Were the variants linked with lung cancer only through their assoc
Harvard School of Public Health
added May 16, 2012 12:37
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[UK] Internal 'clock' makes some people age faster and die younger – regardless of lifestyle

The findings could explain the seemingly random and unfair way that death is sometimes dealt out, and raise the intriguing future possibility of being able to extend the natural human lifespan.
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 29, 2016 12:50
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[California] E-cigs damage DNA in lab study

Heavy exposure to electronic cigarette vapor damages DNA in cell cultures, causing genetic instability that could lead to cancer, according to a study by VA San Diego Healthcare System and UC San Diego researchers.
San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune
added Jan 1, 2016 01:07
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ARCHIVE: Tobacco Smoke Carcinogens and Lung Cancer [FREE FULL TEXT]

This review will attempt to provide the generally informed cancer scientist with a distillation of mechanistic information on the subject of tobacco smoke carcinogens and lung cancer and to convince the reader that we know a great deal about the mechanism
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Mar 29, 2015 02:39
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Lung Cancer May Lie Dormant for 2 Decades

This dormancy can end when new, additional genetic mistakes occur and trigger rapid cancer growth, the researchers said. During this sudden growth, different genetic errors appear in separate parts of the tumor. Each of these areas evolves differently, a
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 9, 2014 15:56
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