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Lung cancer rates in young US women exceed men, despite fewer smokers: study

researchers focused on the link between lung cancer and tobacco use, analyzing all diagnoses of lung cancer since 1995 and data on the number of smokers since 1970. Scientists hoped to find some link to explain why lung cancer rates among women born sinc
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added May 24, 2018 16:10
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U.S. Cancer Death Rate Declines Again, But Prostate Cancer Incidence Rises

Much of the decrease can be attributed to the decline in smoking, Cronin said. "I think it really reflects a decrease in smoking over the past five decades," Cronin said. "But even though lung cancer is still decreasing, which is really great news, it s
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 24, 2018 15:36
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Lung Cancer Rate Now Higher in Young Women Than Young Men

In a reversal of historical patterns, lung cancer is now more common among young U.S. women than men, a new study finds. The good news, researchers found, is that over the past two decades, lung cancer rates among 35- to 54-year-old Americans have droppe
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 24, 2018 15:31
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VIDEO: New Cases Of Lung Cancer Spreading To Younger Women

New research shows while lung cancer rates are declining overall in both men and women, women under age 50 are now more likely to get lung cancer than younger men. “All of the sudden within last 10 to 15 years, women are at greater risk of being diagnos
CBS New York - Ch. 2
added May 23, 2018 22:52
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Why Are More Young Women Getting Lung Cancer Than Young Men?

The trend can’t be explained by smoking behaviors, says one of the study’s authors, Ahmedin Jemal, PhD, vice president of surveillance and health services research at the American Cancer Society in Atlanta. “About 85 percent of lung cancer cases are cau
EverydayHealth.com
added May 23, 2018 22:51
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VIDEO: Lung cancer rates in young women raise concerns

"All of a sudden within the last 10 to 15 years, women are at greater risk of being diagnosed with lung cancer than men," Dr. Otis Brawley, chief medical officer of the American Cancer Society, told CBS News. "We really don't know why this is and we are
CBS News.com
added May 23, 2018 22:50
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Lung cancer rates in younger white and Hispanic women surpass those of men

Reversing a historic trend, rates of lung cancer among younger white and Hispanic women have surpassed those of men — and the change cannot be fully explained by gender differences in smoking behavior, researchers said Wednesday. Previous research point
Washington Post
added May 23, 2018 22:04
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[Florida] BREAKING UPDATE: $7M Verdict Hits RJR, Philip Morris for Smoker's Fatal Lung Cancer, Punitives to Follow

Attorneys sparred Monday over what, if any, responsibility the nation’s two largest cigarette makers bore for the lung cancer death of a long-time Florida smoker, as closings wrapped before the case went to the jury. Theis v. Philip Morris, et al., 2011-C
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 23, 2018 15:42
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[Florida] $12M+ Suit Against R.J. Reynolds, Philip Morris Over Smoker's Fatal Cancer Goes to Jury

Attorneys sparred Monday over what, if any, responsibility the nation’s two largest cigarette makers bore for the lung cancer death of a long-time Florida smoker, as closings wrapped before the case went to the jury. Theis v. Philip Morris, et al., 2011-C
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 22, 2018 15:49
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[Florida] Tobacco Giants Responsible for Woman's Lung Cancer Death, Atty Claims as Trial Begins

A tobacco industry scheme to undermine medical evidence of smoking’s risks led to a Florida woman’s fatal cancer, an attorney for the woman’s family said Friday, as trial opened against R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris. Landi v. R.J. Reynolds, et al. 2008-
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 22, 2018 15:48
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