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SECOND HAND SMOKE...SHOULD I BE CONCERNED? by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Mon 07 Jan 2013 12:00am OK, the snafu for publishing the blog has been remedied...for now.  Let's see if this gets everybody caught up and on the same page! The topics of smoking and second hand smoke still make appearances from time to time in the popular new media and various professional publications.  Helpful Buckeye suspects that we will probably rea ... Read on »
No One Deserves Lung Cancer by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Tue 15 Nov 2011 10:02pm Information from the American Lung Association Approximately 373,489 Americans are living with lung cancer and more than 221,000 new cases were diagnosed in 2011. This NovemberNational Lung Cancer Awareness Monththe American Lung Association aims to increase public awareness of this disease and encourage actio ... Read on »
Respiragene as a "Not So Useful" Lung Cancer Risk Test Comes to Market by Bruce Friedman Patient Expert Posted Thu 12 Nov 2009 10:02pm We are entering the golden era of diagnostics ushered in by new biomarkers with greater specificity, measured alone and in also in groups called IVDMIAs. For me, the value of any lab test is whether the integrated result provides key diagnostic or therapeutic information that is otherwise unobtainable. A recent story appropriately questioned th ... Read on »
It’s worth quitting smoking – even after developing lung cancer by Cancer Research UK Patient Expert Posted Tue 16 Mar 2010 12:00am Everyone knows that quitting smoking makes a huge difference to a person’s chance of developing lung cancer. But what about people who already have lung cancer? Does quitting make a difference if you’ve already developed the disease? A team of researchers from Birmingham University, led by Dr Paul Aveyard , has reviewed all the current ev ... Read on »
CANCER RATES IN MEN22 june 2009- ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted Mon 22 Jun 2009 11:37am CANCER RATES IN MEN 22 june 2009--Men are 16% more likely to develop cancer and 40% more likely to die from cancer than women, newspapers have reported. The BBC said, “there is no known biological reason for this but it may be because women take better care of themselves.” The Daily Mail reports a cancer expert as saying there is a divide be ... Read on »
HIV Infection and Cancer Risk by Cancer.gov Posted Sun 10 Jan 2010 9:00pm HIV Infection and Cancer Risk Key Points People infected with human immunodeficiency virus ( HIV ) have a higher risk of some types of cancer than uninfected people (see Question 1 ). A weakened immune system caused by infection with HIV, coinfection with other viruses , an ... Read on »
"Light" Cigarettes and Cancer Risk by Cancer.gov Posted Wed 27 Oct 2010 9:00pm "Light" Cigarettes and Cancer Risk Key Points On June 22, 2010, a law that bans tobacco manufacturers from using the terms “light,” “low,” or “mild” in tobacco product labeling went into effect. However, some manufacturers are using color-coded packaging (such as gold or silver packaging) on ... Read on »
Tea and Cancer Prevention: Strengths and Limits of the Evidence by Cancer.gov Posted Wed 17 Nov 2010 12:00am Tea and Cancer Prevention: Strengths and Limits of the Evidence Key Points Tea contains polyphenol compounds, particularly catechins, which are antioxidants and whose biological activities may be relevant to cancer prevention (see Questions 2 and 3 ). Few clinical trials of tea cons ... Read on »
Harms of Smoking and Health Benefits of Quitting by Cancer.gov Posted Wed 27 Oct 2010 9:00pm Harms of Smoking and Health Benefits of Quitting Key Points Tobacco smoke is harmful to smokers and nonsmokers (see Questions 1 – 3 ). Cigarette smoking causes many types of cancer, including cancers of the lung, esophagus , larynx (voice box), mouth, throat, kidney, bladder, pancrea ... Read on »
Formaldehyde and Cancer Risk by Cancer.gov Posted Tue 14 Jun 2011 10:25pm Formaldehyde and Cancer Risk Key Points Formaldehyde is a colorless, flammable, strong-smelling chemical that is used in building materials and to produce many household products (see Question 1 ). Formaldehyde sources in the home include pressed-wood products, cigarette smoke, and fuel-burning appliances (see Question ... Read on »