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[New York] Surgeon general reports that smoking causes cancer in 1964

published by the Daily News on Jan. 12 1964. ... In a hard-hitting, 150,000-word report, they indicted cigarettes as the chief cause of lung cancer in men, “the most important cause” of chronic bronchitis...10-man committee includes five smokers and five
New York Daily News
added Jan 11, 2015 03:07
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[Canada, USA] Global Cancer Diagnostics Grants First International License for The Lung Cancer Test™ to Bertech Pharma Ltd.

The Lung Cancer Test™ is recommended for annual screening for Lung Cancer in current and former smokers. The Test has been clinically proven to detect Lung Cancer in its early stages. With early detection comes early treatment and higher survival rates.
PR Newswire
added Jan 8, 2015 08:50
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Cancer’s Random Assault

Although the article focused on factors in cancer beyond people’s control, Dr. Offit said that about half of cancer deaths could be avoided...the most powerful interventions to decrease the burden of cancer are to stop smoking, know your family history a
New York Times
added Jan 6, 2015 18:42
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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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[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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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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Lung Cancer Patients Say Don't Blame Us, Fund Us

For Paterson, who has far deadlier lung cancer, so much pink can be hard to accept. “I get mad pretty easily about the funding,” said Paterson, 34, who was diagnosed in 2011. “How come in November everything doesn’t turn white for lung cancer?”
Bloomberg News
added Jan 2, 2015 21:57
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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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