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Cigarettes linked to half of deaths from 12 common cancers

While the largest proportion of deaths associated with smoking were for cancers of the lung, bronchus, trachea and larynx, about half of fatalities from tumors of the oral cavity, esophagus and bladder were also tied to cigarettes...estimated that out of
added Jun 16, 2015 07:17

[Australia] Case studies in nanny state name-calling: what can we learn? [FREE FULL TEXT]

Nanny state rhetoric is closely allied to defending the economic interests of corporations that make money from health risks ...Hitchens' critique of Governor Michael Bloomberg would make perfect sense if no one ever died or got sick in New York City from
Public Health
added Jun 15, 2015 21:17

[Kentucky] Combined effects of tobacco smoke and radon put Kentuckians at heightened risk of lung cancer

In Kentucky, a trifecta of risk factors contributes to a high prevalence of lung cancer. High smoking rates and weak or nonexistent smoke-free laws in Kentucky are undeniably linked to high rates of lung cancer, but the soil underground also poses consi
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Jun 13, 2015 08:20

[Florida, New York] Philip Morris, RJR Say Settlement Bars Fla. Widow's Case ($$)

told a Florida appeals court Tuesday that it should reverse a nearly $2.6 million jury award for a smoker's widow, saying a previous settlement she entered into with Verizon Communications ... barred her claims against them..."agreed not to sue any other
added Jun 10, 2015 14:55

[California] UCLA Professor Finds Marijuana Is Safer to Smoke Than Tobacco

“the association would be negative, between lung cancer and the use of marijuana. The likelihood is, that despite the fact that marijuana smoke contains carcinogens, we don’t see the same heightened risks of cancers that we see in tobacco.” Tashkin also
LA Weekly
added Jun 9, 2015 03:32

PENNELL: View from the Podium: Lung Cancer Finally Gets Its Moment at ASCO15

after the last lung cancer sessions of this year’s ASCO Annual Meeting had ended, the atmosphere was jubilant...that 2015 had finally been a year where potential gave way to real change for lung cancer patients, and that we were all a part of it.
American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
added Jun 15, 2015 22:31

[Canada] VIDEO: Montreal epidemiologist calculated 'critical dose' of smoking for tobacco lawsuit

How much cigarette smoking causes lung cancer? Turns out that a pack a day for five years is the critical tipping point where smokers are twice as likely as non-smokers to get lung, throat and larynx cancers. This precedent-setting calculation figured p
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Jun 4, 2015 10:41

ASCO: Immunotherapy Ups Survival in Non-Small Cell Lung CA

The finding, from a randomized, controlled phase III trial, complements earlier research showing that nivolumab (Opdivo) is beneficial in patients with the squamous variety of the disease.
MedPage Today
added May 30, 2015 11:09

[UK] Deaths from cancer soar due to obesity, smoking and living longer:

The rise of smoking in developing countries accounts for lung cancer topping of the list of most new cases in 2013...The Global Burden of Disease, provides a comprehensive assessment of new cases of cancer, and cancer-related death and
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 29, 2015 13:01

LETTER: Using Science to Fight Climate Change

As a 20-year-old cigarette smoker, I told myself that medical research was likely to cure lung cancer by the time I was old enough to get sick; it took me two decades to quit. We are as addicted to carbon use as I was to cigarettes, and elevating geoengi
New York Times
added May 27, 2015 10:23
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