The U.S. Surgeon General, Dr. Regina M. Benjamin, released a report last week describing in detail how tobacco smoke causes disease and death. A compendium of basic research, the 700-page report demonstrates that any exposure to tobacco smoke, either direct or secondhand, causes immediate damage to cells in the body and can lead to disease and death. Read more > >
The director of NCI’s Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis addresses the Institute of Medicine’s recommendations to improve NCI’s Clinical Trials Cooperative Group Program by consolidating the existing adult groups into a smaller number of groups that would function in a more closely integrated manner. Read more > >
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