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[Massachusetts] BREAKING: Healthy Marlboro Smokers Denied Lung Screening By Mass. Jury ($$)

California, Louisiana, Pennsylvania and Massachusetts have explicitly allowed this new type of claim; the latter’s high court ruled in 2010 that medical-monitoring claims can proceed under a tight set of guidelines. U.S. District Judge Denise Casper wil
added Feb 10, 2016 23:04

[Canada] Terry Fox's father Rolland has lung cancer

Terry Fox devoted his life to raising money for cancer research and now his father has been diagnosed...The family notes that lung cancer claims the lives of more Canadians than any other form of cancer, but because of the smoking stigma it is often negle
Canadian Press
added Feb 8, 2016 16:02

[Canada] Terry Fox's father, Rolland Fox, diagnosed with lung cancer

The family made the announcement Tuesday in a statement on the Terry Fox Foundation website.... Rolly Fox will turn 81 in March. The post states he started smoking at age 19 but quit 30 years ago.
CBC News (ca)
added Feb 8, 2016 16:01

[California] Ex-Smoker Says Jury Should Decide Lung Cancer Suit ($$)

An ex-smoker who claims that cigarettes made by Philip Morris USA Inc. and others caused her lung cancer on Thursday slammed the company’s bid to have a California federal judge end her trial early, saying that she has raised enough evidence to at least
added Feb 7, 2016 16:44


Between 2011 and 2014, the twin states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana recorded a whopping 3,05,172 new cases of cancer...Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)...indicates that 50% of all cancers among men is caused to due to smoking or chewing tobac
Times of India
added Feb 5, 2016 06:41

[Ireland] 'I thought I was safe from cancer after I quit smoking'

A bout of breathlessness and a niggle in her shoulder resulted in a diagnosis of lung cancer for Marion Keegan, who was lucky to catch the disease in its early stages
Irish Independent (ie)
added Feb 3, 2016 01:18

[Florida] Fla. Court Affirms $3M Engle Award For Smoker's Widow ($$)

The three-judge panel for Florida's First District Court unanimously affirmed the jury's verdict in favor of Gloria Bowden that came out of a 2014 trial in which each of the tobacco companies was found to be 30 percent liable for Bowden's pain and suffer
added Feb 2, 2016 23:48

[UK] Hard-hitting campaign hammers home dangers of the habit killing thousands across the North-East

Research published today shows smoking caused 3,077 new cases of cancer... Fresh’s Quit 16 campaign...highlight the toll smoking takes on families... a survey of North-East smokers showing one third of them could not name a cancer caused by smoking
Northern Echo (Darlington, UK)
added Feb 1, 2016 16:07

[Asia, Mid-east] Oman health: Cigarettes and shisha fuelling lung cancer rise

Lung cancer, a disease with which 97 per cent of the diagnosed are smokers, is expected to become the most common cancer in Oman in the next five years, said Dr. Basim Al Bahrani, director of oncology and head of medical oncology at the Royal Hospital.
Times of Oman (om)
added Feb 1, 2016 01:05

[UK] KENNY: Not only is cancer a lot more treatable, we can talk about it

When King George VI, father of the present Queen Elizabeth, died from lung cancer in 1952, it was not openly referred to at the time. When his brother, the abdicated Edward VIII, Duke of Windsor, died in 1972, also from cancer, neither was that made know
Irish Independent (ie)
added Feb 1, 2016 00:04
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