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WHITE: Leave smokers alone

smoking exposure 30 or 40 years in the past and are so unreliable they were rejected in the original 1964 Surgeon General’s Report. … In fact, in the 1964 Surgeon General’s Report the authors rejected the retrospective studies and focused on the remaining
The Commentator
added Jan 8, 2014 02:59
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Cancer Stats Show Progress, Hint at Challenges

* The magnitude of the decline in cancer death rates varies substantially by age, race, and sex; black men experienced the largest drop within every 10-year age group.
MedPage Today
added Jan 8, 2014 07:16

[Europe, Switzerland] OncoBlog: On a Smoke Break With Lung Cancer Docs

The last time I attended the European Lung Cancer Congress, I witnessed what I considered an odd ritual. ... People who routinely witness the biological, clinical, and pathological ravages of smoking … ventured out into weather ... to take a smoke break.
MedPage Today
added Jan 7, 2014 21:48

50 Years After Landmark Warning, 8 Million Fewer Smoking Deaths: Shots

And that Harvard statistician on the surgeon general's panel who smoked four packs a day was diagnosed with lung cancer within a year of the 1964 report, and died of the disease.
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Jan 7, 2014 21:44

Cancer statistics, 2014 - Siegel - 2014 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Lung cancer incidence rates began declining in the mid-1980s in men and in the late 1990s in women as a result of reduced smoking prevalence.[5] Differences in lung cancer incidence patterns between men and women (Fig. 3) reflect historical differences in
CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians
added Jan 7, 2014 21:12

GRAPHIC: Geographic Patterns in Lung Cancer Death Rates, US, 2005-2009 (PDF)

American Cancer Society
added Jan 7, 2014 21:10

Cancer Facts & Figures 2013

This annual report provides the estimated numbers of new cancer cases and deaths in 2013 as well as current cancer incidence, mortality, and survival statistics and information on cancer symptoms, risk factors, early detection, and treatment.
American Cancer Society
added Jan 7, 2014 21:08

Cancer Statistics Report: Deaths Down 20% in 2 Decades

rican Cancer Society shows the death rate from cancer in the US has declined steadily over the past 2 decades. ... The rate of new lung cancer cases has also continued to decline as fewer people smoke. Lung cancer incidence rates began declining in the m
American Cancer Society
added Jan 7, 2014 21:07

U.S. Cancer Deaths Decline Again: Report

decreased smoking has reduced the number of lung cancers, Jemal said. But some cancers, such as pancreatic cancer, for which there is no screening and for which treatment often comes too late, remain just as deadly, he said.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 7, 2014 21:05

Historic Smoking Report Marks 50th Anniversary

While the U.S. smoking rate has fallen by more than half to 18 percent, that still translates to more than 43 million smokers. Smoking is still far and away the leading preventable cause of death in the U.S. Some experts predict large numbers of Americans
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 4, 2014 13:14
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