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Tobacco was never cool.Is vaping next?

F.D.A. Plans to Seek a Ban on Menthol Cigarettes

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As part of its campaign against flavored e-cigarettes and nicotine addiction, the Food and Drug Administration plans to seek a ban on sales of menthol cigarettes. It’s a measure long sought by health advocates, who said the products were marketed heavily to African-Americans.CreditCreditJeff Chiu/Associated Press
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7 Key Cancer Trends For 2018

Prevention is unfortunately absent from this list. Cancer prevention remains a personal priority: the best way to avoid cancer deaths, toxicity and costs of treatment, is to prevent the disease from happening

Few doctors, even oncologists who subspecialize, can keep up with developments in the field.

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Lifestyle Changes to Reduce Your Cancer Risk

Scientific KnowledgeThe World Cancer Research Fund estimates that about 20 percent of all cancers diagnosed in the U.S. can be attributed to lifestyle factors such as body weight, physical activity (or lack thereof), alcohol consumption and/or nutrition.

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Is cancer a hereditary disease?

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Many a time people confuse between genetics and heredity when it comes to cancer. Cancer is a molecular disease at the level of DNA sequence that holds the story of most processes including case of cancer.

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Cancer patients need better care, not just more technology : Nature News & Comment

Cancer patients need better care, not just more technology

Treating cancer with the latest drugs and techniques is costly and will not improve survival globally, warn Richard Sullivan, C. S.

Source: Cancer patients need better care, not just more technology : Nature News & Comment

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FDA Warns Ovarian Cancer Tests Not Reliable

According to the American Cancer Society, the most common screening test is called the CA-125 blood test. In many women with ovarian cancer, levels of this protein are high. But the problem with using it is that common conditions other than cancer can also cause high levels of CA-125, the cancer society says.

May delay preventive therapies for high-risk women, spur unnecessary procedures in some without cancer

Source: FDA Warns Ovarian Cancer Tests Not Reliable

The crucial FDA nutrition label battle you probably don’t know about, but should – The Washington Post

There’s sugar in just about everything today, and the vast majority of it is added during food production. Shouldn’t consumers know how much is in what they buy?

Source: The crucial FDA nutrition label battle you probably don’t know about, but should – The Washington Post

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Johnson & Johnson loses $72m ‘talcum powder’ cancer case

Breaking News: TALCUM POWDER CAUSES CANCER?? Woman blamed her fatal ovarian cancer on the company’s talcum powder. First damages award over claims firm knew of ovarian cancer risks decades ago, company still faces 1,200 suits

Source: Johnson & Johnson loses $72m ‘talcum powder’ cancer case