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[Japan] VIDEO: Lung cancer group creates parody of 'PPAP' song for secondhand smoke awareness

Videos promoting the prevention of secondhand smoke using the internationally hit song "PPAP (Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen)" have been released by the Japan Lung Cancer Alliance (JLCA), a citizens' group whose members include lung cancer patients and their fa
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Dec 1, 2016 11:39

[Missouri] Screening advances improve lung cancer detection

A less-than-five minute procedure and a few seconds of holding the breath can help catch the deadliest form of cancer for both men and women, and medical professionals are encouraging people not to ignore the risk factors. “This is a very simple, very q
St. Joseph (MO) News-Press
added Nov 30, 2016 04:32

[Asia] China’s Lung Cancer Epidemic is a Global Problem

China is going to need all the help it can get from international partners and institutions...Given the increasing importance to the world economy of a healthy and plentiful Chinese workforce, their success or failure in this endeavor is of global signifi
Modern Diplomacy
added Nov 29, 2016 03:52

True Health Diagnostics Marks Lung Cancer Awareness Month with Call for Earlier-Detection, Smoking Cessation

True Health is supporting November's Lung Cancer Awareness Month by calling for a renewed effort for smoking cessation and greater awareness among high-risk patients for early lung cancer testing. More than 16 percent of U.S. adults are active smokers and
PR Newswire
added Nov 29, 2016 03:10
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Future of Lung Cancer Tx: Oncotherapy Network & Cancer Network

Oncotherapy Network spoke to Memorial Sloan Kettering oncologist Alexander Drilon, MD, about key therapeutic targets for lung cancer.
MedPage Today
added Nov 24, 2016 22:25

[Asia, India] Lung cancer on the rise in non-smokers

"In the US, lung cancer in never-smokers is now considered the 6th most common cause of cancer deaths. While in India, we do not have any such consolidated estimates. In recent years, doctors have witnessed an increasing number of cases in which the pati
Times of India
added Nov 22, 2016 16:44
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[UK] 'I've got an embarrassment of cancer, the full English': Restaurant critic AA Gill reveals 'there is barely a morsel of him' which isn't affected by disease as his illness prompts him to propose to his partner of 23 years

AA Gill was diagnosed after concerns from his family about his weight loss / Doctors told him it was smoking-related cancer that spread from his lungs / Illness prompted him to propose to his partner of 23 years, Nicola Formby
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 20, 2016 21:03

Tobacco Cos.' Punitives Bump Lung Cancer Verdict To $6M ($$)

The punitive damages, $450,000 against Philip Morris and $200,000 against R.J. Reynolds, were a far cry from the $12.5 million that plaintiff Stanley Martin had requested a day earlier. "These companies, R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris, only know one th
added Nov 20, 2016 17:09
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[Australia] 'I have NEVER smoked a single cigarette, but I got lung cancer': Fit and active mum, 32, diagnosed with stage-four cancer during pregnancy

She has since joined a worldwide clinical trial and is doing well Ms Briggs now works passionately to change stigmas around the disease Through training and self belief, Ms Briggs says it's key to be positive
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 20, 2016 16:45

Potentially Preventable Deaths Among the Five Leading Causes of Death — United States, 2010 and 2014

Mortality from tobacco-related causes has decreased in conjunction with national decreases in tobacco use across the United States, but an estimated 40 million adults (16.8%) smoked in 2014 (8). Implementation of evidence-based tobacco control interventio
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Nov 19, 2016 01:53
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