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CMS to weigh Medicare coverage of CT scans for smokers

Dr. Barry Kramer, director of the National Cancer Institute's Division of Cancer Prevention, once had doubts that using low-dose CT scans to detect early lung cancer is a good idea.In 2009, he co-authored a study that found one in three people who underg
Modern Healthcare Magazine
added Apr 21, 2014 21:55
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WULFFSON: E-cigarettes may pose cancer risk

If a link between e-cigarettes and cancer is proven, it will most likely be a lower risk than that of tobacco products. However, even a small increase in risk (e.g., 1%) is 100% if it happens to you. The increasing popularity of e-cigarettes among teens
Examiner.com (National)
added Apr 18, 2014 12:35
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Early Data in E-Cigarette Study May Raise Safety Concerns

However, the findings, which were presented in January at a meeting of lung cancer researchers, may attract the interest of federal officials who are considering how to regulate e-cigarettes. In a report to investors sent Tuesday, David J. Adelman, an in
New York Times
added Apr 15, 2014 23:10
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[New York] 2nd Circ. Tosses Smokers' Suit After NY High Court Answer ($$)

threw out a proposed class action by a group of smokers seeking to charge Philip Morris USA Inc. for medical tests, based on a December ruling by New York state’s highest court that their claims for such tests were not tied to actual injury.
Law360
added Apr 15, 2014 16:54
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ZUGER: HARD CASES Too Much Family Love

It could have been worse, I suppose, but it could have been much better. In the best of hindsight-enabled worlds, we would have had the sense (or, possibly, the correct phrase would be “the power”) to ease that mass of loving family away from the bed and
New York Times Blogs
added Apr 14, 2014 19:51
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Abstract B16: The effect of e-cigarette exposure on airway epithelial cell gene expression and transformation.

These studies will determine the impact of ECIG exposure on lung carcinogenicity and provide needed scientific guidance to the FDA regarding the physiologic effects of ECIGs.
Clinical Cancer Research
added Apr 10, 2014 18:41
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Cancer Facts & Figures 2014 (PDF)

American Cancer Society
added Apr 10, 2014 17:59
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[Korea - South] VIDEO: Korea's Supreme Court rules in favor of KT&G in 'tobacco suit'

The Supreme Court ruled Thursday against patients who claimed that their years of smoking had caused their cancer. The dispute dates back to 1999 when 36 people, including seven cancer patients and their families, filed lawsuits against KT&G and the coun
Arirang TV & Radio (kr)
added Apr 10, 2014 17:12
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[Korea - South] Korea's Supreme Court rules in favor of KT&G in 'tobacco suit'

A 15-year-long legal battle between cancer patients and Korean cigarette maker KT&G has come to an end, and the tobacco company has come out on top. The Supreme Court ruled Thursday against patients who claimed that their years of smoking had caused th
Arirang TV & Radio (kr)
added Apr 10, 2014 09:47
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E-cigarettes affect cells

Electronic cigarettes can change gene expression in a similar way to tobacco, according to one of the first studies to investigate the biological effects of the devices... The researchers found that the cells grown in medium exposed to the vapour of e-cig
Nature
added Apr 9, 2014 14:55
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