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WHO REPORT ON THE GLOBAL TOBACCO EPIDEMIC, 2013 – EXECUTIVE SUMMARY (PDF)

Since WHO introduced the six demand reduction measures (MPOWER) in 2008 in line with the WHO FCTC, the number of countries successfully establishing one or more of the measures at the highest level of achievement and the number of people covered by those
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jul 11, 2013 11:57
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[UK] Salford is first council to sign up to a smoke free future

The council has signed up to the Local Government Declaration on Tobacco Control, pledging to reduce the number of smokers in the city and tackle health inequalities. In Salford, 26% of the adult population smokes, but this figure rises to 38% for manua
LocalGov.co.uk (uk)
added Jul 11, 2013 07:20
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[UK] Public health statistics could cease to be published amid wave of budget cuts

A complete halt to the publication of politically sensitive official statistics on smoking, drinking, teenage pregnancies and infant mortality, is being considered for a programme of cuts being drawn up by the Office of National Statistics, documents sho
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 11, 2013 07:17
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[Europe] Mapping the tobacco lobby in Brussels: a smoky business

Around 97 full-time lobbyists defend the interests of the tobacco industry in Brussels, and the industry’s total annual lobbying budget in the EU capital exceeds €5.3 million, according to entries in the EU's voluntary Transparency Register and conservat
Corporate Europe Observatory (be)
added Jul 11, 2013 07:05
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WHO report on the global tobacco epidemic, 2013

The continued success in global tobacco control is detailed in this year’s WHO Report on the Global Tobacco Epidemic, 2013. The fourth in the series, this year’s report presents the status of the MPOWER measures, with country-specific data updated and ag
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jul 11, 2013 01:59
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[UK] Cancer Registration Statistics, England, 2011

Lung cancer was the second most common cancer among both men and women in 2011, accounting for 14% and 12% of all newly diagnosed cases respectively. Since 2002 the agestandardised incidence rate has decreased by 11% among males but has increased by 15%
Office for National Statistics (ONS) (uk)
added Jul 3, 2013 09:31
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[UK] Lifestyle cancers increase by 40% due to 'bad habits' and changes in fashion

Cancers caused by smoking, drinking and excessive sunbathing have soared ... The number of men diagnosed with lung cancer was 19,173 - a reduction of 11 per cent since 2002. However, among women, lung cancer increased by 15 per cent to 15,675.
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 3, 2013 09:15
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[UK] Women aged 35-44 have higher incidence of cancer than men

UK's Office for National Statistics showed that breast cancer remained the most common cancer among women (30.7pc of new cases, affecting 42,000), ahead of lung (11.6pc) and colorectal (11.2pc).
Irish Independent (ie)
added Jul 3, 2013 09:13
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[UK] Cancer Registration Statistics, England, 2011

* All malignant neoplasms (tumours): number of newly diagnosed cases, 2011 * All malignant neoplasms: incidence rates by sex and age group, 2011 ... * Cancer registrations: interpretation and data quality * Users and uses of cancer statistics
Office for National Statistics (ONS) (uk)
added Jul 3, 2013 09:08
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[UK] Latest Summaries

Animated Map of Cancer Incidence in England, 1995-1997 to 2009-2011 26-Jun-2013 This animated map presents cancer incidence rates for England from 1995–1997 to 2009–2011. It allows users to explore incidence rates by local authority for males and females
Office for National Statistics (ONS) (uk)
added Jul 3, 2013 09:06
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