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Could Losing Weight Lower My Risk of Cancer?

According to the latest data released by the American Cancer Society, cancer deaths have ... to try to prevent or diagnose it earlier. It serves people who are at higher risk for the cancer ... read more

State senator says $1-per-pack tobacco tax increase would save lives

The average cost of a pack in New Mexico is $6.17, said Sandra Adondakis of the American Cancer Society’s Action Network. In addition, Morales’ bill would increase taxes on cigars, smokeless tobacco . ... read more

American Cancer Society Says New York Should Up Funding for Tobacco Prevention Program

The American Cancer Society ... prevent and treat pain; access to palliative care and restrictions on tobacco ratings, or charging tobacco users up to 50 percent higher premiums for health coverage. “ ... read more

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Health advocates’ New Year wish: Higher tobacco tax

Dr. Rachel Marie Rosario, executive director of the Philippine Cancer Society ... The group said the higher tax on tobacco also helped prevent 40,000 smoking-related deaths in the country since 2013. ... read more


Wyoming lagging behind on cancer prevention efforts, national group says

Wyoming is lagging on efforts to prevent cancer, and that’s partially related to its low tobacco tax rate and decision ... grassroots manager for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, whi... read more

Florida Not Doing Enough To Prevent Cancer, Study Says

Florida is not doing enough to prevent cancer, according to a new report ... the American Cancer Society’s Cancer Action Committee in Florida. Tobacco is the leading cause of preventable death in Flor... read more

Report: Big tobacco is targeting the world's most vulnerable to increase profits

The report was released at the 17th World Congress on Tobacco OR Health in Cape Town, South Africa. In 2016 alone, tobacco use caused over 7.1 million deaths worldwide ... Health Policy Research at th... read more

State-by-state stats on smoking deaths

An investigation by a team of epidemiologists from the American Cancer Society ... you see higher rates of tobacco-related disease and deaths, including death from cancer.” Southern states have higher ... read more

US cancer death rate hits 25 years of decline, study says

The American Cancer Society ... say that this is the best data out there for the oncology community and those concerned with healthcare in America,” said Theodorescu, who was not involved in the study ... read more

Rich people are lowering cancer death rates in the US

The good news is, over the past quarter of a century, cancer deaths have been on the decline in the US. The bad news is, not everyone benefited equally. According a report published Tuesday (Jan. 8) b... read more

How Does Using Tobacco Cause Death from Cancer? Count the ways …

The best ways to do that are to prevent youths from starting, protect citizens from secondhand smoke with smoke-free and tobacco-free policies, and help smokers quit,” says ... makes cancer more expen... read more

Cancer risk can be cut with good habits such as exercise and healthful eating

A Harvard School of Public Health study described 44 percent of cancer deaths as avoidable in a report that ... after menopause," says Michael Thun, vice president emeritus of epidemiology and surveil... read more



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