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[Florida] "Stubborn" Soldier Was Responsible for His Own Smoking, Defense Says as Trial Opens Over Lung Cancer Death

A former military man described as hard-headed, stubborn, and having a short fuse, was completely responsible for his own smoking and could not have been dissuaded from his 3-pack-a-day habit, the defense claimed in opening statements last week in the tri
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 27, 2016 02:21

New Research from American Lung Association's LUNG FORCE Finds Lung Cancer Awareness Remains Critically Low, Despite Being #1 Cancer Killer

To kick off Lung Cancer Awareness Month this November, the American Lung Association's LUNG FORCE initiative, nationally presented by CVS Health, today released the findings from its 3rd annual Women's Lung Health Barometer. The Barometer revealed that de
PR Newswire
added Oct 25, 2016 14:01

[Florida] RJ Reynolds Caused Man's Cancer Death, Widow Tells Jurors ($$)

The widow of a smoker who died of lung cancer urged a Florida jury Friday to find R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. liable for his death, saying it conspired with other tobacco companies to hide the dangers of cigarettes until it was too late.
added Oct 22, 2016 18:15

CT scans can be effective in spotting lung cancer early

The best way to prevent lung cancer, all agree, is to stop smoking. From 80 to 90 percent of lung cancers occur in persons who smoke or have been exposed to secondhand smoke. If you are a 30-year smoker, you should talk to your doctor about whether you s
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Oct 21, 2016 21:46

[Austria] 17th World Conference on Lung Cancer

I cordially invite you to attend the World Conference 2016 in Vienna. The Conference motto “WCLC 2016 Together against Lung Cancer” captures the collaborative spirit of the Conference ... covering three major topics: Active Prevention, Accurate Diagnosis,
International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC)
added Oct 21, 2016 00:11

[Florida] RJ Reynolds Caused Woman's Cancer Death, Jury Told ($$)

The family of a former hairdresser who died of lung cancer after smoking up to three packs a day for decades, even while undergoing chemotherapy, urged a Florida jury Thursday to find R.J. Reynolds liable for her death, saying the tobacco giant hid the da
added Oct 20, 2016 23:58

[Florida] Court orders oral arguments in smoking death case

The Florida Supreme Court, which accepted jurisdiction this May, will hear the case March 8, court filings show. At trial, a jury found smoker James E. Schoeff 25 percent at fault in his death. He had “died from lung cancer caused by his addiction to ci
added Oct 20, 2016 19:44

[Florida] Fla. Appeals Court Upholds Defense Verdict In Smoker Suit ($$)

affirmed a defense verdict in favor of Philip Morris USA Inc. and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. in an Engle progeny suit, concluding that the issues raised in an appeal brought by the daughters of a smoker who died of lung...
added Oct 19, 2016 21:06

Lung Cancer Research Foundation Announces 2016 Scientific Grant Program Awards

announced the awardees of its 2016 Scientific Grant Program at the Eleventh Annual Lung Cancer Awareness Luncheon...In another record-breaking year, LCRF awarded $2.2 million in research grants to 15 researchers as part of the LCRF Scientific Grant Progra
PR Newswire
added Oct 18, 2016 19:02

Exposure of Human Lung Cells to Tobacco Smoke Condensate Inhibits the Nucleotide Excision Repair Pathway [FREE FULL TEXT]

our findings indicate that inhibition of NER is another mechanism by which smoking may contribute to development of lung cancer. Therefore, it may be prudent to consider measuring individual DNA repair capacity as a means of evaluating lung cancer risk, p
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Oct 17, 2016 19:02
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