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Cigarette Smoking Does Not Cause Cancer III – Smokin’ Mirrors

Things are not always as they appear; but it appears smoking cigarettes does not cause cancer. It is the radiation that does that. “Glow dust”: The magic part of your cigarette that causes cancer. Uranium-238; Iodine-131; Radium-226; Cesium-137; Polonium-210; Thoriam-232, … Continue reading

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Cigarette Smoking Does Not Cause Cancer: II – Emitters Aren’t Quitters

Cigarettes emit ionizing radiation. Is this a good thing or bad thing? Oh, moral philosophy – so much harder when trying to be fair to a cigarette company and smoker equally. Free will … utilitarian greater good … freedom from … Continue reading

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Cigarette Smoking Does Not Cause Cancer: (Research Findings) I

Research suggests that cigarette smoking does not cause cancer. Pity about all the ionizing radiation. Cigarette induced cancers are from radiation exposure; ionizing radiation emitted from cigarettes accounts for 90% of all smoking related cancers (1) – but cancer risk … Continue reading

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“Experts” Find a Miracle Way to Eliminate Cancers [2013]

Sometimes I get accused of being jaded. But finally some good news everyone can get behind: “Experts find a miracle way to eliminate cancers”. Now, I don’t want to make this piece too “tech-y”, but in sales I believe the … Continue reading

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Experts Find a Miracle Way to Eliminate Cancers (NCI “Independent Expert Advice Panel”[2013])

Sometimes I get accused of being jaded. But finally some good news everyone can get behind: “Experts find a miracle way to eliminate cancers”. Now, I don’t want to make this piece too “tech-y”, but in sales I believe the … Continue reading

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Chronic Myeloid Leukemia in 2013 – Letter to a Friend

Hey. Where to start. Well you’ve done the rounds before. But some things have changed. The tyrosine kinase inhibitors have improved somewhat. The side effects lessened, for some. There are 2nd and 3rd line treatments and trials, though I am … Continue reading

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Medical, Mortuary and Military: Being Born in a Stampede and What to Do About It [Full/E-3]

Medical, Mortuary and Military: Being Born in a Stampede and What to Do About It As many of you will know, I spend all my time immersed in death. Well, we all do. But what I mean is actively, presently. … Continue reading

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Medical Psycho-Bio-Socio Ontology, its Epistemic Construction, & on the Phenomenological Nature of Remission (1)

Medical Psycho-Bio-Socio Ontology, its Epistemic Construction, & on the Phenomenological Nature of Remission (1) I BECAME INVOLVED WITH HOSPITALS SOMEWHAT early on in life (although I suppose that is undeniably true for most of us). And now, whilst studying part … Continue reading

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