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Lung Cancer Surgery Market Volume Forecast and Value Chain Analysis 2015-2025 - Medgadget (blog)

Thu, 2016-10-20 11:15

Lung Cancer Surgery Market Volume Forecast and Value Chain Analysis 2015-2025
Medgadget (blog)
The two major causes of lung cancer are inhalation of carcinogenic substances and genetic predisposition inherited from family members. Tobacco, arsenic, radiations such as X-rays and UV rays and asbestos are some of the examples of carcinogens.

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6 cancer prevention steps suggested in society's report - CBC.ca

Wed, 2016-10-19 03:00

CBC.ca

6 cancer prevention steps suggested in society's report
CBC.ca
Reducing exposure to environmental and occupational carcinogens: The International Agency for Research on Cancer has classified almost 200 agents as known or probable carcinogens, including radon, asbestos, air pollution, arsenic and many industrial ...

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Furfuryl Alcohol Added to California's Prop 65 List of Known Carcinogens - The National Law Review

Mon, 2016-10-17 10:00

Furfuryl Alcohol Added to California's Prop 65 List of Known Carcinogens
The National Law Review
Furfuryl alcohol was listed under the authoritative bodies listing mechanism based on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) 2014 report, “Cancer Assessment Document, Evaluation of the Carcinogenic Potential for Furfural and Furfuryl Alcohol.

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UK Study Finds a New Way That Tobacco Smoke Can Cause Cancer - SurfKY News (registration) (blog)

Mon, 2016-10-17 09:56

UK Study Finds a New Way That Tobacco Smoke Can Cause Cancer
SurfKY News (registration) (blog)
Many components of tobacco smoke are carcinogens that can damage DNA. This damage must be removed by DNA repair processes to prevent the development of genetic mutations. In this way, DNA repair processes such as NER are crucial for blocking ...

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UK Study Finds a New Way that Tobacco Smoke Can Cause Cancer - UKNow (press release)

Mon, 2016-10-17 02:11

UK Study Finds a New Way that Tobacco Smoke Can Cause Cancer
UKNow (press release)
Many components of tobacco smoke are carcinogens that can damage DNA. This damage must be removed by DNA repair processes to prevent the development of genetic mutations. In this way, DNA repair processes such as NER are crucial for blocking ...

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Letter: Greater use of biofuel can reduce exposure to carcinogens - Post-Bulletin

Fri, 2016-10-14 09:38

Post-Bulletin

Letter: Greater use of biofuel can reduce exposure to carcinogens
Post-Bulletin
October is breast cancer awareness month, and it is a great time for us to implement changes today that will reduce our exposure to toxic carcinogens. The fuel in your car right now contains 10 percent ethanol, a renewable biofuel that replaces many of ...

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Carcinogens or mutagens at work: Council agrees its position - EU News

Fri, 2016-10-14 02:26

Carcinogens or mutagens at work: Council agrees its position
EU News
On 13 October 2016 the Council reached agreement on its position on a directive to help protect workers from exposure to carcinogens or mutagens in the workplace. This now opens the way for discussions on the directive between the Council and the ...

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OUTCOME OF THE COUNCIL MEETING - EU News

Fri, 2016-10-14 02:26

OUTCOME OF THE COUNCIL MEETING
EU News
related to exposure to carcinogens or mutagens at work (12883/16 +COR 1). The proposed directive aims at increasing significantly the number of carcinogens for which occupational limit values are set, as compared to those of the 2004 directive. It ...

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Illegal Dumping at West Hills County Park Caused Severe Contamination - Patch.com

Thu, 2016-10-13 13:18

Patch.com

Illegal Dumping at West Hills County Park Caused Severe Contamination
Patch.com
PCB's, which are used as cooling agents for transformers and are considered a known carcinogen. Metals including copper, nickel, sodium, zinc and lead in concentrations at least double than what is normally found in soil. Semi volatile organic ...

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Heeding health risks in contraceptive measures - Grand Valley Lanthorn

Sun, 2016-10-09 21:58

Heeding health risks in contraceptive measures
Grand Valley Lanthorn
Recently, New York University welcomed revolutionary Meika Hollender to their business college's Entrepreneur Night. She, along with her parents, are the founders of one of two brands in the world that are removing a carcinogenic (cancer causing ...

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Link between alcohol and cancer is medically proven | Sunday ... - The Sunday Guardian

Sat, 2016-10-08 22:15

The Sunday Guardian

Link between alcohol and cancer is medically proven | Sunday ...
The Sunday Guardian
The truth about alcohol, unknown to many, is that it is listed as a “proven human carcinogen” by the International Agency for Research on Cancer, which is ...

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Firefighter cancer research: What's next - Fire Chief

Thu, 2016-10-06 14:39

Fire Chief

Firefighter cancer research: What's next
Fire Chief
Several groups have focused their research on understanding how firefighters are getting cancer by examining the presence of carcinogens in the environment, quantifying the presence of carcinogens on PPE and exploring effectiveness of cleaning ...

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Exclusive: US lawmakers to investigate funding of WHO cancer agency - Reuters

Thu, 2016-10-06 10:40

Reuters

Exclusive: US lawmakers to investigate funding of WHO cancer agency
Reuters
LONDON Oct 6 Officials from the U.S. government's health research agency are to be questioned by a congressional committee about why taxpayers are funding a World Health Organization cancer agency facing criticism over how it classifies carcinogens.
Glyphosate critic to be questioned by US congressional committeeHorticulture Week

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A Smoker's Legacy: Study Reveals Carcinogens From Tobacco Smoke Linger Months After Smokers Quit - Tech Times

Wed, 2016-10-05 04:31

Tech Times

A Smoker's Legacy: Study Reveals Carcinogens From Tobacco Smoke Linger Months After Smokers Quit
Tech Times
New research conducted by researchers at the San Diego State University shows that even six months after you've quit smoking, the residues penetrating the materials of your household still carry dangerous levels of carcinogens responsible for the high ...

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Study claims chemical found in State College drinking water - WTAJ

Tue, 2016-10-04 20:48

WTAJ

Study claims chemical found in State College drinking water
WTAJ
A Washington, D.C. advocacy group says tap water in State College contains a carcinogen linked to lung cancer. Environmental Working Group released a report in late September, claiming the borough is one of many places across the country with water ...

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Two-time breast cancer survivor launches non-toxic skincare line - Metro.us

Mon, 2016-10-03 12:52

Metro.us

Two-time breast cancer survivor launches non-toxic skincare line
Metro.us
Moreover, once she began to pay closer attention to cosmetics labels, she realized they were chock full of ingredients that are known carcinogens and hormone disruptors—red flags for anyone, much less a two-time cancer survivor. "I started to search ...

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The jobs putting Australian workers most at risk of exposure to carcinogens - 9news.com.au

Mon, 2016-10-03 01:18

9news.com.au

The jobs putting Australian workers most at risk of exposure to carcinogens
9news.com.au
The jobs putting Australian workers most at risk of exposure to carcinogens. 9NEWS. By. 9NEWS. More than half of all Australian workers are exposed to cancer-causing agents on a day-to-day basis. FTBAPGL. More than half of all Australian workers are ...

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