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[UK-Wales] Lung cancer cases in Welsh women jump by a third in just 10 years, with numbers now the third highest in Europe

Wales now has the third highest cancer rate in women in the whole of Europe, the report estimates. The rise has been blamed on an increase in women smokers in the 1970s, 80s and early 90s, with numbers peaking in the 1980s. In contrast, the figures for
WalesOnline (uk)
added Jan 6, 2015 14:38
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Smoking tied to cancer: Jan. 11, 1964

But the release of a report by U.S. Surgeon General Luther Terry saying that smoking cigarettes could cause lung cancer is expected to have huge repercussions—so huge that President Lyndon Johnson had ordered that the announcement be delayed until this Sa
HealthCentral.com
added Jan 5, 2015 19:25
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CHAPMAN: With a little help from his friends ... Joe Cocker's early death

pulled carcinogenic smoke deep into his lungs 3.39 million times. And that’s saying nothing of the smoke-filled venues ... It takes about six minutes to smoke a cigarette. So at 30 a day, Cocker would have been smoking for three hours each day, a cumulati
The Conversation (au)
added Jan 6, 2015 15:26
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Two-thirds of adult cancers largely ‘down to bad luck’ rather than genes

The other nine cancers occurred more often than the random mutation rate would predict, suggesting that inherited genes or lifestyle factors were the main cause. They included lung cancer, where smoking is the major cause, and skin cancer, which can be tr
The Guardian (uk)
added Jan 2, 2015 22:48
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[UK] O'HARA/GRRLSCIENTIST: Bad luck, bad journalism and cancer rates | Please, journalists, get a clue before you write about science

examine one effect: that of smoking on lung cancer rates. The cancer risk is 18 times higher in smokers than non-smokers. Since roughly 18 percent of the adult US population are smokers (according to the CDC), this suggests that for lung cancer, about 75
The Guardian (uk)
added Jan 2, 2015 22:25
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[Korea - South] Second-Hand Smoke Recognized As Occupational Hazard For The First Time

The Korean Workers’ Compensation & Welfare Service ruled that Mr. Hyung, an employee with lung cancer, has an occupational illness after working for 35 years at a fire grill restaurant in Korea. This is the first case ever in Korea where a worker’s illne
Korea Bizwire (kr)
added Dec 30, 2014 08:32
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[Florida, Massachusetts] There's More to Tobacco Cases Than Engle

Newer cases are getting filed; law is still being made. Fresh evidence of this appears in a Dec. 5 decision of the First District Court of Appeal. In an action brought by an Alachua County woman who has lung cancer, the court reversed a directed verdict
floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added Dec 29, 2014 21:01
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[Kentucky] YETTER: State needs smoke-free law

Joining Westrom and Adams to speak on behalf of a smoke-free law were Wayne Meriwether, the CEO of Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center in Leitchfield, representing the Kentucky Hospital Association, and Brent Cooper, president of a Covington internet tech
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Dec 27, 2014 15:30
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Lung Cancers Caused By Smoking Exhibit Genetic Anomalies, According to Study

A recent study entitled “Transcriptome meta-analysis of lung cancer reveals recurrent aberrations in NRG1 and Hippo pathway genes” reports worse outcomes for lung cancer patients with higher incidence of gene fusions. The study was published in the journa
Lung Disease News (BioNews Services)
added Dec 28, 2014 21:52
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Sir Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr lead tributes to singer Joe Cocker after he dies aged 70 following battle with lung cancer

In a 2000 interview he said: 'I quit smoking cigarettes about seven or eight years ago. That's been the saving grace. That little "ooh-ooh" high-end falsetto was starting to get clogged up, and I was having trouble with my breathing. 'I'll never completel
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 22, 2014 19:06
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