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[UK] Stevens outlines new funding commitments to MPs

Funding from the NHS’s new settlement will be “earmarked” for cancer programmes including prostate, lung and colorectal cancer, the NHS England chief executive told MPs today.
Health Service Journal (uk)
added Jul 4, 2018 04:19
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] The unsurmountable battle against deadly lung cancer

In Malaysia, 90 per cent of cases are presented at stage three and four where possibility of being cured is extremely low. Every day, 10 Malaysians die of lung cancer. Smoking is by far the leading risk factor for lung cancer and the main cause for 80 p
New Straits Times (my)
added Jul 4, 2018 03:14
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$3M Verdict Hits R.J. Reynolds for Lung Cancer That Killed Florida Man Years After He Quit Smoking

Burgess v. R.J. Reynolds, 2009-CA-009060. The state court jury’s verdict, reached after more than six hours of deliberations, found nicotine addiction, and Reynolds’ concealment of smoking’s dangers, led to Johnny Burgess’ fatal lung cancer.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 29, 2018 21:15
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[UK] AUDIO: Cigarettes & Chimneys

medical historian Sally Sheard tells the story of a mysterious epidemic in the 1950s which forced the NHS to acknowledge its responsibility to not just treat disease, but prevent it too.
BBC Online
added Jun 29, 2018 14:33
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[UK] Smoking and health (1962)

This report highlighted the link between smoking and lung cancer, other lung diseases, heart disease and gastrointestinal problems...It created a media storm at the time, with an ambivalent, even hostile response from some parts of the media, government a
Royal College of Physicians (uk)
added Jun 29, 2018 14:33
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E-cigarettes disappoint in a workplace quit-smoking study

? In a large study of company wellness programs, e-cigarettes worked no better than traditional stop-smoking tools, and the only thing that really helped was paying folks to kick the habit. Critics of the study say it doesn’t close the case on vaping pro
Royal Oak (MI) Daily Tribune
added Jun 28, 2018 14:59
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[UK] Why non-smokers are getting lung cancer

Researchers aren’t sure why. But there is some science to suggest that women might react differently to nicotine, and that women’s DNA is damaged more easily and more profoundly by carcinogens in tobacco. The health risks to women also may be becoming a
BBC Online
added Jun 28, 2018 03:46
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] EDITORIAL: Lawmaker’s jeers directed at witness hurt dignity of Diet

We feel flabbergasted and enraged by his act of jeering, which disgraced the bastion of free speech, of which he is a part. Yoichi Anami, a Lower House member of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party, heckled a lung cancer patient who was speaking at the
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Jun 25, 2018 15:33
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[China] New York Confronts Rampant Smoking Among Chinese Men

Reflecting a global trend, Chinese men in New York City smoke at much higher rates than men or women in any other ethnic group — and deaths from lung cancer among them have soared. As a result, the city’s health department launched a public service ad ca
New York Times
added Jun 24, 2018 16:15
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[New Jersey] RUTGERS SCIENTIST HELPS ID NEW CANCER-CAUSING AGENT IN TOBACCO SMOKE

have found that chemicals called aldehydes — present in tobacco smoke in high quantities — are the primary cause of damage to DNA and suppress its ability to repair damage. And ongoing, related work at Rutgers suggests consumption of certain healthy foods
NJ Spotlight
added Jun 23, 2018 10:48
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