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[Texas] Christus offers lung scans without referral ($$)

A potentially lifesaving screening procedure is available to more people now at Christus Santa Rosa Hospital-New Braunfels, or CSRH-NB. Starting Monday, the hospital will allow people who don’t have referrals from a physician to receive low-radiation CT
New Braunfels (TX) Herald-Zeitung
added Feb 25, 2017 15:23
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[Canada] Prison Time Can Be Deadly … to Health

Being behind bars puts people at greater risk for both developing certain types of cancer and dying from their disease, Canadian researchers found.... "Specific strategies that could prevent cancer in this population include smoking cessation
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 24, 2017 21:57
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Finance Minister Aso questions cigarettes-lung cancer link

"Lung cancer is without a doubt increasing," Aso said. "I hear from various people who question whether there is really a relationship with cigarettes." Aso went on to encourage lawmakers’ use of electronic cigarettes while at work. "How about proposin
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Feb 22, 2017 19:45
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[UK] More women than men die of lung cancer ($$)

The death rate from lung cancer among young women will outstrip that of men for the first time this year...“The difference is not significant, but it reflects the similar smoking patterns in younger generations over recent decades and confirms that smoki
Times Of London (uk)
added Feb 22, 2017 17:09
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CESSATION OF CIGARETTE SMOKING AND THE IMPACT ON CANCER INCIDENCE IN THE D:A:D STUDY

Overall cancer incidence declined to that of non-smokers after one year quitting except for lung cancer incidence, which did not decrease even >5 years after quitting. Smoking cessation efforts should be a priority to reduce the risk of cancer, however,
Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI)
added Feb 22, 2017 16:20
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HIV Patients Who Quit Smoking Lower Cancer Risk

A year after quitting smoking, patients infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) have risk for most cancers that is about the same as non-smokers – the exception is lung cancer, which remains elevated through 5 years, researchers reported here. On
MedPage Today
added Feb 22, 2017 16:13
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A Warm Biography of the Fantastical, Feminist Angela Carter

The English writer Angela Carter (1940-1992)... Carter found an audience before she died, at 51, of lung cancer....She was a savage smoker of cigarettes. “When she was writing,” Gordon says, “smoke would curl out from the keyhole in her room.”
New York Times
added Feb 22, 2017 03:42
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[Florida] Smoker's Actions Justify Limited Punitives, Engle Jury Finds ($$)

A Florida jury awarded only $400,000 in punitive damages on Friday against Philip Morris and R.J. Reynolds after finding they concealed facts important to the health decisions of a smoker who died of lung cancer in 1995. The second-phase trial for puniti
Law360
added Feb 19, 2017 02:01
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[Netherlands] Living next to a busy road is as bad for you as passive smoking 10 cigarettes a day, warn scientists

Breathing in polluted air on busy roads is as harmful as passively smoking ten cigarettes a day, new research has found. Dutch scientists compared the effects of smoking with those of living near a busy road, looking at increased risks of heart disease,
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 18, 2017 21:44
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[Florida] $5.4M Verdict, Plus Potential Punitives, Slaps Tobacco Cos. for Woman's Lung Cancer Death

Jurors awarded $5.4 million in compensatory damages to the family of a 2-pack-a-day smoker who died of lung cancer, and found punitive damages potentially warranted after concluding the nation's largest tobacco companies concealed the dangers of the cigar
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Feb 17, 2017 04:30
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