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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%).
Dec 13, 2013 09:53 by International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC)

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".
Jun 12, 2012 13:47 by Reuters

[UK] DOMINIC LAWSON: Why persecuting smokers will cost us all more in the long run

I was editor of the Sunday Telegraph at that time, and I ran a story about this under the headline ‘Passive Smoking Doesn’t Cause Cancer: Official’, revealing that the WHO had initially kept back its research into passive smoking in seven countries which
Jan 26, 2015 16:36 by The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)

Cancer incidence predicted to increase 75 percent by 2030

The global cancer burden is set to surge more than 75% by 2030, according to new research published Online First in the Lancet Oncology. The rise is predicted to be even larger in the developing world, with the poorest countries experiencing a projected i
Jun 1, 2012 03:13 by Medical Xpress (

Disparities remain on how to tackle lung cancer in Europe, report says

Enhanced prevention measures, especially against tobacco and electronic cigarettes, combined with access to innovative treatments can help tackle rising lung cancer cases in Europe, a new study funded by the industry has found.
Dec 7, 2018 18:54 by EurActiv

European Commission: 12 ways to reduce your cancer risk.

1.Do not smoke. Do not use any form of tobacco. / 2.Make your home smoke-free. Support smoke-free policies in your workplace... Successful cancer prevention requires these individual actions to be supported by governmental policies and actions.
Oct 15, 2014 07:12 by International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC)

Effectiveness of tax and price policies in tobacco control

Volume 20, Issue 3 Tob Control 2011;20:235-238 doi:10.1136/tc.2010.039982
Apr 18, 2011 00:00 by Tobacco Control

HITCHENS: In Defence of Prohibition - and other matters

Mar 14, 2011 00:00 by Daily Record and Sunday Mail blogs (uk)

EDITORIAL: Publishing tobacco tar measurements on packets

Figures for tar, nicotine, and carbon monoxide are misleading and should be removed
Oct 8, 2004 00:00 by British Medical Journal

Multicenter Case-Control Study of Exposure to Environmental Tobacco Smoke and LungCancer in Europe

Oct 7, 1998 00:00 by ASH London (uk)
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