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[France] Diesel fumes cause cancer, says WHO

Official label of 'carcinogen' means exhaust emissions should be treated in same league as passive smoking or UV radiation
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 12, 2012 13:51

[UK] Peter Lee

Lee worked until 1979 for the Tobacco Research Council,[1] after which he became a consultant. He has been frequently funded by tobacco companies undermine scientific studies linking health risks to tobacco use. (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Aug 5, 2016 18:44

Cancers Caused by Lifestyle Behaviors: Experts Urge Action

In launching the World Cancer Report 2014 earlier this week..."Decades of research have shown that cutting tobacco use is the single most powerful way to prevent many deadly cancers, especially in developing countries where smoking is most widespread. ..
Medical Tribune
added May 7, 2014 14:17

ARCHIVE: Second-Hand Smoke: Smoke Screen?

Judge William Osteen said the “EPA publicly committed to a conclusion before research had begun” ... CHARLES BLIXT: What the judge has found is that this is de facto regulation by the EPA. CAROL BROWNER: No. No. ... BLIXT: The EPA, according to our suppl
added Apr 24, 2014 11:21

Diesel Fumes Cause Lung Cancer, W.H.O. Says

Diesel fumes cause lung cancer, the World Health Organization declared Tuesday, and experts said they were more carcinogenic than secondhand cigarette smoke.
New York Times
added Jun 13, 2012 14:28

Diesel Engine Exhaust Causes Lung Cancer: WHO

Exhaust from diesel engines causes lung cancer, a World Health Organization agency said for the first time, citing a review of studies. Diesel exhaust also was linked to an increased risk of bladder cancer,
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Jun 12, 2012 13:49

Globocan 2012 - Home

Welcome to the GLOBOCAN project. The aim of the project is to provide contemporary estimates of the incidence of, mortality and prevalence from major type of cancers, at national level, for 184 countries of the world. The GLOBOCAN estimates are presented
International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC)
added Dec 13, 2013 09:58

Cancer deaths rise to 8.2 million, breast cancer sharply up

IARC's report, called GLOBOCAN 2012 ... found that the most commonly diagnosed cancers worldwide in men and women combined were lung, breast and colorectal cancers. The most common causes of cancer death were lung, liver and stomach cancers.
added Dec 13, 2013 09:56

Latest world cancer statistics Global cancer burden rises to 14.1 million new cases in 2012: Marked increase in breast cancers must be addressed (PDF)

The most commonly diagnosed cancers worldwide were those of the lung (1.8 million, ... The most common causes of cancer death were cancers of the lung (1.6 million, 19.4% of the total), liver (0.8 million, 9.1%), and stomach (0.7 million, 8.8%).
International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC)
added Dec 13, 2013 09:53

UPDATE 1-Diesel exhaust fumes cause cancer, WHO says (Adds details, quotes, background, reaction)

Christopher Portier, chairman of the IARC working Group, said the group's conclusion "was unanimous - that diesel engine exhaust causes lung cancer in humans".
added Jun 12, 2012 13:47
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