Safety of the smokeless tobacco product called into question after a study links it to increased prostate cancer mortality.
An analysis of population trends in England demonstrated that use of electronic cigarettes improves the rate of successful quit attempts, but results in less use of prescription nicotine-replacement therapy products.
When patients ask about safety and using e-cigarettes to stop smoking, doctors give varying advice.
Low aerobic capacity has greater effect on longevity than even high cholesterol, or high blood pressure.
Findings suggest a possible increase in the risk of oral disease caused by e-cigarette use.
Preoperative smoking is associated with increased risk for breast cancer events and distant metastasis in women treated with aromatase inhibitors (AIs). Hampering the utility of AIs, a common treatment for breast cancer, is yet another health risk associated with smoking.
Cigarette smoking is more common among survivors of AYA cancer than those without cancer, and smoking is associated with greater comorbidities and poorer general health.
A decreasing number of adolescents are smoking, but e-cigarette use and rates of distracted driving are on the rise for this group.
Swallowing the liquid nicotine appears to affect children under 6 the most, and calls to poison control centers about accidental ingestion have sharply increased.
E-cigarettes have a strong potential to improve population health by reducing or displacing cigarette use. A team of international experts urged the US FDA to have a broad perspective when it comes to regulating e-cigarettes.
Smokers who visit a clinician for lung cancer screening should also be encouraged to quit smoking at that visit. Evidence-based behavioral strategies should be used, at each visit, to motivate smokers to quit.
Lung Cancer Screening Criteria Need to Recognize Differences in Smoking Patterns of African AmericansApril 08, 2016
Screening for lung cancer may have a disparity between African Americans and whites due to differences in smoking habits.
Findings in waterpipe smokers include both biological and clinical abnormalities in greater numbers versus nonsmokers.
This fact sheet examines links between cigar smoking and cancer risk.
A pattern of mutations across several key cancer genes was found in patients with throat cancer who were exposed to both human papillomavirus (HPV) and tobacco smoke.
Patients with cancer, including those with a tobacco-related cancer, do not seem to be more likely to quit smoking than the general population.
Smokers have good reason to quit the habit both before and after a breast cancer diagnosis.
Smoke volumes are larger and levels of tobacco toxicants are higher in a single hookah smoking session compared with a single cigarette.
A California laboratory team tested two electronic cigarette products and found both products, and their nicotine-free versions, caused cell damage that could lead to cancer.
Exclusive smokeless tobacco users demonstrated higher levels of nicotine and carcinogenic tobacco-specific nitrosamines, compared with exclusive cigarette smokers.
Almost 4 percent of all adult Americans use e-cigarettes, a new survey shows, but use is highest among those in the 18- to 24-year age bracket.
Reduced-nicotine cigarettes were beneficial in reducing nicotine exposure and dependence, and also the number of cigarettes smoked per day, compared with standard-nicotine cigarettes in a 6-week study.
Nonsmokers more likely than smokers to be women and to have adenocarcinoma
This fact sheet explores the harmful effects of tobacco smoke, tobacco addiction, and the immediate and long-term benefits of smoking cessation.
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) urges PCPs to offer interventions to help adults, including pregnant women, stop smoking.
Large study explored the association between light to moderate drinking and increased risk for cancer.
A comprehensive lung cancer screening program that utilizes CT scan technology could offer smokers a more accurate way to detect possible lung cancer.
A new study identified several factors that inhibit the efforts of cancer survivors who smoke to quit.
Researchers estimate that 48.5% of the nearly 346,000 deaths from 12 cancers among adults 35 years and older in 2011 were attributable to cigarette smoking, according to a newly published study.
Many long-time smokers may have lung disease that is currently undiagnosed.
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