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Bristol-Myers Squibb: Advancing Research Across Thoracic Cancers with New Data at IASLC 18th World Conference on Lung Cancer

announced the presentation of 28 abstracts for Opdivo (nivolumab), alone and in combination with Yervoy (ipilimumab), targeted therapy or chemotherapy, at the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) 18th World Conference on Lung Can
Business Wire
added Sep 27, 2017 21:43
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Cancer in the LGBT Community

From increased smoking, which is a risk factor for mesothelioma, to being screened for cancer les soften, gay, bisexual, and transgender men and women carry several more risks for cancer and need to be aware of these to make the best choices for good heal
Mesothelioma.net
added Sep 24, 2017 14:24
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UN Global Compact exits tobacco companies

"On behalf of the global cancer community, UICC applauds the decision of the UN Global Compact to exclude tobacco companies from participating in their work at a time when the organisation is embarking on a set of new initiatives to support the delivery
International Union against Cancer (UICC)
added Sep 20, 2017 23:35
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U.S. Cancer Death Rate Continues to Fall

2017 Cancer Progress Report from the American Association for Cancer Research...cigarette smoking declined by nearly 39 percent from 2000 to 2015, which should mean fewer cases of lung cancer in the future, the report said.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 18, 2017 04:29
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[UK] Cancer survivors who quit smoking sooner can live longer

Lung cancer survivors who quit smoking within a year of diagnosis will live for longer than those who continue to smoke, according to new research led by the Universities of Oxford and Birmingham.
University of Oxford (uk)
added Sep 14, 2017 14:31
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Smoking cessation and survival in lung, upper aero-digestive tract and bladder cancer: cohort study [FREE FULL TEXT]

The aim was to examine the association between smoking cessation and prognosis in smoking-related cancer...conclusions: People with lung and possibly UAT cancer who quit smoking have a lower risk of mortality than people who continue smoking.
British Journal of Cancer
added Sep 14, 2017 01:04
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[UK] GPs 'don't bother persuading cancer patients to give up smoking'

GPs are not bothering to persuade cancer patients to give up smoking despite quitters enjoying double the life expectancy, new research reveals. A study by Oxford University found family doctors were almost twice as likely to offer cessation advice to p
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Sep 14, 2017 01:01
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American Association for Cancer Research Releases Cancer Progress Report 2017

Thanks to public education and policy initiatives, total U.S. adult cigarette consumption, which is the leading cause of lung cancer, decreased by 38.7 percent from 2000 to 2015.
PR Newswire
added Sep 13, 2017 15:31
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Cancer deaths are down — but new cases are on the rise, report says / Cigarette smoking rates have plunged, driving down lung cancer rates.

Cigarette use among adults fell nearly 39 percent between 2000 and 2015, which the report says has helped to drive down lung cancer rates. An estimated 15 percent of U.S. adults still smoke cigarettes.
statnews.com
added Sep 13, 2017 15:28
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[Connecticut] The Briefcase: Reynolds requests stay of Conn. legal ruling

filed Tuesday a stay of motion request for a federal judgment in favor of a Connecticut woman who claimed she got laryngeal cancer from smoking Salem Kings for 25 years. A three-judge panel for the Second Circuit Court sent the case back July 7 to the tr
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 9, 2017 21:11
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