Fewer people smoking, but cancer burden still high in the U.S.
This fact sheet examines links between cigar smoking and cancer risk.
Patients with cancer, including those with a tobacco-related cancer, do not seem to be more likely to quit smoking than the general population.
A recent study examined factors that impact patient preferences for web- and phone-based tobacco cessation programs.
Exclusive smokeless tobacco users demonstrated higher levels of nicotine and carcinogenic tobacco-specific nitrosamines, compared with exclusive cigarette smokers.
A significant behavior that increases the risk of developing cancer is cigarette smoking.
This fact sheet examines the relationship between secondhand smoke and cancer risk.
Synergistic effect of alcohol and tobacco almost doubles the risk of developing esophageal squamous cell carcinoma, according to research.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is proposing long-awaited regulations governing the fast-growing electronic cigarette industry.
Improved education, support for tobacco control policies, and more research were recommended by the American Society of Clinical Oncology.
Though researchers have explored which genes are mutated in each type of tobacco-associated cancer, until now no one had thought to look across these types for common genes that might predict patient outcomes.
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