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  1. General Cigar Discussion
    A self-explanatory title; I'm averaging 2-3 cigars/day. Seems like a lot, but I'm semi-retired and have the time to enjoy them. Not to be a killjoy (during a season of joy), but does anyone else worry a little about getting cancer from this pastime? :ask:
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    Cuba Announces Release of the World's First Lung Cancer Vaccine | Popular Science
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    Cuba Announces Release of the World's First Lung Cancer Vaccine | Popular Science By Clay Dillow Cohibas Cuba is known for exporting cigars, but it might soon be known for exporting a lung cancer vaccine researchers say can turn advanced lung cancer into a manageable chronic illness. M Turner...
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    Yesterday I got the call that my great friend and mentor passed. A yr ago Norm was diagnosed with brain cancer. Long story short, he can finally rest. He deserves it. Please keep Norm and his family in your prayers,,,,,,,,,,,,,Thanks, Al
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    I found this article tonight and thought it was really interesting. I've never really bought into the overhyped cancer scares from smoking, and this helps confirm that. It is also 1am, though, so I'll have to re-read it when I'm more awake :faint: http://www.lcolby.com/b-chap7.htm It's a good...
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    By drinking 4 cups of coffee a day. Saw this on the news the other day. Evidently, drinking 4 cups of coffee a day reduces your risk of contracting oral cancer by 39%. So next time someone gives you crap about smoking a cigar or a pipe, tell em "don't worry about it, I drink coffee" Four cups...
  7. Thoughts and Prayers
    Hey, Im not sure I wanted to post this but here goes. My mom was diagnosed with cancer a few weeks ago and because one spot was on her spine (she was vet close to being paralysed) she had the spot on her spine removed and is now in the hosptial for rehab and treatment for the cancer....there...
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    Hey folks, Noob that has been smokin about 6 mos now. I'm getting some flak from some family members about the dangers of cigars. They often cite the websites that point out that a churchill's has the nicotine of 2 packs of cigs. Also showing me some stats from the American Health Assoc...
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    I was reading this story which was pretty interesting in that we all participate in a hobby that can cause lung cancer in some people. Here is a partial report with the link for the whole thing: http://www.aolhealth.com/condition-c...nt-lung-cancer A drug that's already used to treat lung...
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    My wife has indured two different cancers in the last two years, ie Pancreatic & Breast cancer. Here's our take on it. The pancreatic cancer was sorted by doing an operation called a "Whipples Procedure" which is very involved. The breast cancer involved numerous operations which in the end...
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    Did you guys knew that silicia crystal but it's the only ingredient used in heartfelt beads is a known cancer agent ? Correct me if I'm wrong. Silicosis FYI - silica exposure, occupational safety, silicosis lawyers
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    Remy to take leave to recover from cancer For those of you who don't know, Jerry Remy was a former RedSox player and for a long time now has been the commentator for the RedSox on NESN (New England Sports Network). He is also the president of the RedSox Nation (fan club). He took a leave from...
  13. General Cigar Discussion
    I found the recent thread on cigar smoking and cancer quite interesting. Our Gorilla Cyanide, M.D. offered some eye-opening and educational insights. I do wonder however if cigar smokers like myself have even a greater risk of accquiring cancer. My smoking habits are such that I will only...
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    Based on everything I have read on cigars and cancer, I am now perplexed about why the majority of our sociey looks at a cigar and thinks evil but the stats point out that cancers from cigars are rare in occurence. Does anyone have knowledge of real numbers, like: the chace for an average...
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    I was wondering if anyone here has any knowledge about what we can expect when we go there. I am taking my Dad to MD Anderson sunday for specialized cancer treatment. He has been fighting cancer since Jan of this year and has had a recurrence so they reffered him to this Hospital. All google...
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    This is sad. It sucks to die so young. It even makes me a little bit angry. Daniel Miranda, Vice President and Director of Marketing of Miami Cigar & Company, passed away
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    Didn't know if you guys saw this... An excerpt from the article: Full article: http://news.aol.com/health/article/does-hot-dog-cancer-ad-go-too-far/149280?icid=200100397x1208145798x1200468025 If I removed all processed meats from my diet I would starve to death. OH... and did you notice...
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    Thousands of women and men come together, each raising at least $2,200 for Susan G. Komen for the Cure and the National Philanthropic Trust Breast Cancer Fund. Then they take their commitment to end breast cancer one step further and walk 60 miles over the course of three days. Eighty-five...
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    Does no one on here ever worry about mouth cancer. Cigars=mouth cancer you know.I mean wont it get us eventually.
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    Hi Everyone, Remember back when I did my Dogwatch Radio interview and I stated that I thought that some people are genetically pre-disposed to getting Lung Cancer? Well, apparently I'm not the only one who thinks that. Check out this article that came out today...
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