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[Hawaii] Biomarkers of Tobacco Smoke Exposure in Racial/Ethnic Groups at High Risk for Lung Cancer

Racial/ethnic groups with higher rates of lung cancer had slower nicotine metabolism than Whites. The complex relationship between lung cancer risk and nicotine metabolism among racial/ethnic groups needs further clarification.
American Journal of Public Health
added Apr 17, 2015 12:11
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Invasive Cancer Incidence — Puerto Rico, 2007–2011

CDC's Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System data show that the prevalence of current cigarette smoking in Puerto Rico is low compared with U.S. states; only Utah is lower (6). Consistent with these data, National Health Interview Survey data show tha
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Apr 16, 2015 13:54
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[Canada] New therapeutic option now available for select treatment resistant lung cancer patients

On average, 72 Canadians will be diagnosed with lung cancer every day1; non-small cell lung cancer is the most common form of lung cancer2 making up 85 to 90 per cent of all cases3
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Apr 16, 2015 13:33
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AUDIO: Why Some Doctors Are Hesitant To Screen Smokers For Lung Cancer

That translates into thousands of lives each year, says Dr. Claudia Henschke...But as more and more people are getting screened for lung cancer, other doctors worry the test is doing more harm than good. "It's the two-edged sword," says Dr. H. Gilbert We
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Apr 13, 2015 12:18
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[Massachusetts] Group’s lawsuits aim to boost public health

there’s an intriguing twist to the suits filed in Middlesex Superior Court last month. They are the product of a new Boston group that seeks to promote public health through the courts. And these lawyers are working on several fronts, not just tobacco. T
Boston (MA) Globe
added Apr 12, 2015 12:39
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E-Cigarettes: Friend or Foe?

IASLC presents part two of this Smoking Cessation and Tobacco Control LIVE webinar series. This program will: Present an objective look at electronic cigarettes... Provide data on use of e-cigarettes including use by cancer patients Discuss how to addre
International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC)
added Apr 10, 2015 14:48
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[UK] HARFORD: Cigarettes, damn cigarettes and statistics ($$)

Correlation is not causation. Storks do not deliver children but larger houses have more room both for children and for storks... alternative hypothesis that people self-medicate with cigarettes in the early stages of lung cancer
Financial Times (uk)
added Apr 10, 2015 13:18
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[UK] Peter Stringfellow talks about becoming a father for the fourth time at 74 and his recent battle with lung cancer

'They found a little teeny sparkle on my chest which amazed me because I’ve never smoked in my life, I’ve done my fair share of drinking, never took drugs, apart from Aspirin and all that stuff and so smoking I was just like, "no no it’s a mistake".' Re
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 9, 2015 20:28
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FDA takes cautious tone in initial Swedish Match review

said on Tuesday it is concerned that a Swedish Match AB proposal to soften warnings on its snus smokeless tobacco products would not accurately reflect the risks associated with snus use.... In a preliminary review of the company's application on the FDA
Reuters
added Apr 8, 2015 10:58
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[Kentucky] Beshear Vetoes Part Of Tobacco Settlement Bill, Revenue Less Than Expected

The bill had set aside money to fill an estimated $26.6 million shortfall to fund agriculture, lung cancer research and early childhood programs. The governor deleted the line that would have appropriated $26.6 million, saying that the shortfall has grow
WKU Public Radio (Western Kentucky University)
added Apr 8, 2015 10:45
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