ICYMI: November 11, 2016

November 11, 2016

by Maggie Klee

Feature Story

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Smoking declines dramatically but linked to 40 percent of cancer cases

Thursday, November 10, 2016 (The Washington Post) — In a pair of good news/bad news reports, the federal government said Thursday that cigarette smoking among adult Americans continues to decline sharply but that 40 percent of all cancer diagnoses now are linked to tobacco use. Those malignancies go beyond cancer in the lungs to include a dozen other parts of the body, including the throat, stomach, pancreas and liver.

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