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[Massachusetts] Debate over smoking breaks out at woman’s funeral

In Quincy, Mass., Carol Tan Wong died of lung cancer. During his eulogy for his mother, Adrian Wong said “she was not a smoker. Not exposed to secondhand smoke. Never worked with chemicals. She was simply unlucky.” That’s when David Small, who was not i
Minnesota Public Radio (MPR)
added Mar 29, 2017 19:20
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[Massachusetts] The funeral crasher: Stranger gives unsolicited 'racist' eulogy for woman who died of lung cancer by warning that illness was caused by 'incense at Asian churches'

Carol Tan Wong, 65, died of lung cancer on March 2 despite being a non-smoker... Adam Small, a local private investigator, stood up and gave his own eulogy He said that 'smoke in Asian churches' caused by incense was to blame
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 29, 2017 18:38
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[Florida] Trio of Tobacco Companies Accused of Responsibility for Woman's Fatal Cancer, as Trial Begins

A woman’s hopeless addiction to cigarettes was driven by tobacco deceit that led to her fatal lung cancer, an attorney for the woman’s widower said ...Santoro v. R.J. Reynolds, et al.,
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Mar 24, 2017 17:16
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Health coalition forms National Lung Cancer Roundtable to increase screening and reduce lung cancer deaths

coming together to form the National Lung Cancer Roundtable to accelerate the nation's efforts to reduce mortality from lung cancer. The group will focus on ensuring those at high-risk for lung cancer have access to high-quality screening, while also work
PR Newswire
added Mar 23, 2017 21:57
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Most Cancers Caused by Random DNA Copying Errors

But not all cancers have the same causation profile, and lifestyle and environment can still have a big influence on cancer risk. For example, in lung cancer, the leading cancer killer, 65 percent of mutations that cause the disease are environmental in
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 23, 2017 21:55
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The most common cause of cancer? Simple bad luck: Random mistakes in genetics are to blame, scientists say

"It is well-known that we must avoid environmental factors such as smoking".... Copying mistakes were linked to 77 per cent of pancreatic cancers but only 35 per cent of lung cancers. The latter was mostly triggered by smoking and other environmental fac
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 23, 2017 18:04
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[North Carolina, South Carolina] Levine Cancer Institute Launches Nation's First Mobile Lung CT Unit to Improve Care for Region's Underserved and Rural Patients

Carolinas HealthCare System's Levine Cancer Institute, in partnership with Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation, Samsung and Frazer, designed and created the nation's first mobile lung unit with a computed tomography scanner
PR Newswire
added Mar 23, 2017 01:56
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[Michigan] Effects of smoking more widespread than just lung cancer

Oncologist Michael J. Kraut led a tobacco prevention lecture on March 16 in the Oakland Center, where a former smoker shared her experience with an ongoing seven-year battle against cancer. Kraut discussed the causes and effects of tobacco use, starting
Oakland Post (Oakland University, Rochester, MI)
added Mar 22, 2017 16:54
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Heeding Presumption Rejected In Tobacco User’s New York Asbestos Lung Cancer Trial ($$)

refused to impose a heeding presumption in an asbestos trial in an opinion posted March 20, saying that absent evidence that a cigarette user who ignored tobacco warnings would have acted differently in the asbestos context, she would not impose such a st
Lexis Nexis
added Mar 22, 2017 02:23
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SBRT offers curative option for lung cancer patients age 80 and older

Highly targeted radiation therapy is well tolerated and effectively limits cancer spread for elderly patients with inoperable early stage disease...cancer specific survival (CSS)...rates were higher for patients who were not active smokers but lower for p
PR Newswire
added Mar 19, 2017 01:09
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