Headlines Tagged with Lung Cancer — 1,072 headlines found
Massachusetts federal judge on Friday partially denied a summary judgment motion from a class of cigarette smokers suing Philip Morris USA Inc. to try to force the cigarette maker to pay for medical monitoring to detect early signs of lung cancer, ruling
Dec 15, 2014 Law360
added Dec 16, 2014 03:32
It made for an intensive review of the key aspects of the trial. An observant colleague pointed out to me that if there were one day of hearing to select as an overview of the trial, today was it.
Dec 8, 2014 Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Dec 12, 2014 03:52
Dear Concerned,....if your husband is between the ages of 55 and 80, is a current smoker or quit within the last 15 years, and has a smoking history of at least 30 pack years, he’s at high risk for lung cancer and should talk to his doctor about getting
Dec 8, 2014 Parsippany (NJ) Daily Record
added Dec 8, 2014 14:25
Through the Affordable Care Act and, if draft recommendations are adopted, soon through Medicare as well, many insured individuals will be eligible for a free CT exam that, for some at least, could be lifesaving.
Dec 8, 2014 New York Times Blogs
added Dec 8, 2014 14:23
misstated the comparative risk of contracting lung cancer for smokers and nonsmokers who use the product. The risk is 15 to 30 times greater, not 15 to 30 percent greater. The article also misstated the rates of smoking in the European Union and United S
Dec 7, 2014 New York Times
added Dec 7, 2014 13:04
system of scoring lung lesions observed in screening studies was reviewed here by researchers for the American College of Radiology (ACR) who hope the new tool will be as successful for lung cancer screening as ACR's BI-RADS has been for breast cancer.
Dec 5, 2014 MedPage Today
added Dec 7, 2014 12:56
Aside from the well-known dramatic increase it causes in the risk of lung cancer, smoking has now been found to obliterate a chromosome in blood cells that could offer vital protection against cancer growth elsewhere in the body.
Dec 4, 2014 New Scientist
added Dec 5, 2014 10:55
Men who smoke may be at greater risk for lung cancer than their female counterparts, according to a new study in the journal Science. That might be because smoking reduces the number of Y chromosomes in blood cells. Previous research has shown that when
Dec 4, 2014 TIME Magazine
added Dec 4, 2014 21:18
Women who have never smoked but are exposed to smoking in the home for more than 30 years are at an increased risk of developing lung cancer compared with women without this passive smoking exposure, suggest researchers.
Nov 18, 2014 News-Medical.net
added Dec 4, 2014 20:26
Local family promotes lung cancer awareness after non-smoking son diagnosed with stage four cancer... The two federal agencies providing most of the research money fund breast cancer research at a rate of $26,398 per death while spending $1,442 per lung
Dec 3, 2014 Monroe (LA) News-Star
added Dec 4, 2014 20:11