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[Asia, India] 90% of tobacco users suffer from lung cancer: Study

On the eve of World No Tobacco Day on Tuesday, doctors at SN Medical College said about 80-85% cases of lung cancer are caused due to smoking. Citing a study by his department, Dr Ashok Kumar Arya (radiotherapy) said, “In 2016, 1,300 lung cancer patients
Times of India
added May 30, 2017 22:04
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Florida Judge Declares Mistrial In Engle Progeny Lawsuit ($$)

in which a woman claimed that a tobacco company hid the dangers of smoking from her husband, which led to his lung cancer and death, because the judge gave contradictory jury instructions that may confuse the jury (Lorraine Olson v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco
Lexis Nexis
added May 25, 2017 21:11
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[UK] Aim for seven to seven-and-a-half hours sleep: Any more OR less raises your risk of lung cancer AND dementia

sleeping for less or more than seven or seven-and-a-half hours is associated with an increased risk of lung cancer. This is thought to be due to low levels of inflammation and disruptions to the secretion of the 'sleep hormone' melatonin, leading to tum
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 25, 2017 00:12
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Suicide Risk Quadruples After Lung Cancer Diagnosis

Second, lung cancer is a disease that many believe is the result of smoking, so there is a tremendous amount of guilt. Third, many lung cancer patients have other significant medical issues due to smoking, such as heart disease. So they feel overwhelmed
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 24, 2017 03:12
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Cigarette Filter Ventilation and its Relationship to Increasing Rates of Lung Adenocarcinoma

Thus, the FDA should consider regulating its use, up to and including a ban. Herein, we propose a research agenda to support such an effort.
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added May 24, 2017 03:11
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ARCHIVE: Nearly 800,000 deaths prevented due to declines in smoking; NIH study examines the impact of tobacco control policies and programs, and the potential for further reduction in lung cancer deaths

Twentieth-century tobacco control programs and policies were responsible for preventing more than 795,000 lung cancer deaths in the United States from 1975 through 2000, according to an analysis funded by the National Cancer Institute (NCI), part of the
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
added May 24, 2017 02:30
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[Canada] PREVENTION AS A CURE

The dramatic plunge in smoking rates since the 1960s has saved 800,000 lives in the United States alone and accounts for most of the recent drop in cancer mortality, a 2012 American study concluded. If any basic science or drug discovery had made even c
National Post (ca)
added May 24, 2017 02:30
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Cigarette filters may increase lung cancer risk

In a review of research on changes in lung cancer rates, and changes in the types of lung cancer that are most common, the study authors argue that tiny ventilation holes in virtually all cigarettes sold today are creating a new health risk.
Reuters
added May 23, 2017 12:34
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[Florida] Philip Morris Smacked with $1.3M Punitive Award, $2.4M Total, for Cancer That Cost Smoker Her Lung

capping a $2.4 million total award to a Cuban immigrant who lost a lung after smoking the company’s cigarettes for more than a decade. Martin v. Philip Morris, 07-CA-34267.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 23, 2017 00:03
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Cigarette Filter Ventilation and its Relationship to Increasing Rates of Lung Adenocarcinoma [FREE FULL TEXT]

While there may be other cigarette design features that have contributed to the risk of smoking and the rise of adenocarcinomas compared...it is our belief...filter ventilation has contributed to at least some of the increased risk.
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added May 22, 2017 11:51
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