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[UK] Terminally ill mother's emotional video plea for North-East smokers to quit

A 47-YEAR-OLD mother terminally ill with cigarette-related lung cancer has made an emotional video plea ... After completing six months of gruelling chemotherapy and radiotherapy treatment, the mum-of-one is now sharing her story as part of the Don’t be
Northern Echo (Darlington, UK)
added Aug 27, 2014 10:32
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China moving to curb staggering rates of lung cancer

Wang's team of surgeons operate on more than 2000 patients a year, but has to turn away thousands more who are inoperable, having discovered their illness too late. ..."Lung cancer is the leading form of cancer [in China], there are too many people, high
The Age (au)
added Aug 24, 2014 12:55
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[New York] Medical Monitoring Cause of Action Rejected in One of Three Stand-Out Cases

One of the most highly anticipated product liability decisions of the year came when the Court of Appeals considered in Caronia v. Philip Morris USA12 whether under New York law current or former longtime heavy smokers who had not been diagnosed with a sm
New York Law Journal
added Aug 22, 2014 20:07
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[UK] Nine facts about tobacco company lobbying

3. For decades after the link between smoking and lung cancer was scientifically proven, the tobacco industry deliberately caused public confusion about the health impacts of tobacco. In 1953, following advice from public relations firm Hill and Knowlto
Environmental Health News (The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health-CIEH) (uk)
added Aug 21, 2014 15:15
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[UK] Lung cancer mortality statistics

Mortality statistics for lung cancer by country in the UK, age and trends over time are presented here. There are also data by geography and socio-economic variation. The ICD codes for lung cancer are ICD-10 C33-C34. The latest mortality statistics avai
Cancer Research Campaign (UK)
added Aug 18, 2014 11:30
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[UK] Death rates in top four cancer killers fall by a third over 20 years

Research first revealed the deadly link between smoking and lung cancer 60 years ago. This led to falling smoking rates and an overall decline in mortality ...But as smoking rates began to fall later in women than in men, death rates have actually risen i
Cancer Research Campaign (UK)
added Aug 18, 2014 11:26
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[UK] Mortality rates of most common cancers drop by a third in 20 years ($$)

Mortality rates from breast, lung, bowel and prostate cancer combined have fallen by 30 per cent over the past 20 years, according to figures published today.
Times Of London (uk)
added Aug 18, 2014 11:08
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[South America/Caribbean] 24 Pct of people over 15 are habitual smokers in Cuba

and half the population is exposed to tobacco smoke at home, at work or in public places, official Cuban media reported. Among women, the percentage of smokers is around 16 percent, while among men it jumps to 31 percent, the coordinator of the working g
Fox News
added Aug 16, 2014 17:14
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U.S. Lung Cancer Rates Falling Overall, Study Finds

"The good news is that lung cancer rates are declining. However, it's not as clear for certain subtypes, and we are not exactly sure of the reasons... The increase in adenocarcinoma may be due to people smoking low-tar, low-nicotine -- so-called light --
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 11, 2014 13:06
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[USA] 10% of cancer SURVIVORS are still smoking a decade later - averaging 15 cigarettes a day

9.3% of U.S. cancer survivors smoked 9 years after they were diagnosed Vast majority smoked an average of 15 cigarettes a day, report says Worst offenders were survivors of bladder cancer, with 17% still smoking 15% of lung cancer and 12% of ovarian canc
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 7, 2014 10:48
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