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Statement published on pairing smoking cessation with lung cancer screening

Researchers, including an associate professor from the Medical University of South Carolina Hollings Cancer Center, say smokers who go to a doctor to be screened for lung cancer should also be encouraged to quit smoking during their visit, according to a
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Mar 29, 2016 23:16
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[China] Effects of CYP3A5 genetic polymorphism and smoking on the prognosis of non-small-cell lung cancer

Conclusion: Our study demonstrated that the CYP3A5 rs776746 polymorphism and smoking may influence the prognosis of NSCLC patients undergoing chemotherapy and surgery.
Dove Medical Press (uk)
added Mar 15, 2016 22:07
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Former cigarette smokers may still need lung cancer screening

They found that patients in the largest subgroup were those with a smoking history of 30 pack-years or more, had quit between 15 years and 30 years ago and were aged 55 to 80 years, according to the abstract. “We were surprised to find that the incidenc
Healio.com
added Feb 15, 2016 20:21
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[Asia, China, New Hampshire] Lung Cancer Taking Toll on Chinese due to air pollution and smoking

Lung Cancer has emerged as the most common cancer in China as the country faces on an average 7,500 deaths per day due to cancer. As per a new report, 2.8 million people died in China in 2015 due to cancer. During 2015, 4.3 million new cancer cases were
New Hampshire Voice
added Feb 3, 2016 15:19
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Smokers who quit 15 years ago still at high lung cancer risk

In a new study, lead author Ping Yang, epidemiologist at Mayo Clinic Cancer Centre, and colleagues found that two-thirds of patients with newly diagnosed lung cancer would not meet the current USPSTF screening criteria, suggesting a need to adjust the de
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Feb 1, 2016 01:02
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[Israel] Smokers Diagnosed With Pneumonia At Higher Risk Of Lung Cancer

The new study, conducted by researchers at Tel Aviv University and Rabin Medical Center, proposes better screening for smokers admitted to the hospital with community-acquired pneumonia; their hope is that future screenings for heavy smokers diagnosed wit
ScienceWorldReport
added Jan 8, 2016 21:40
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[Jamaica, South America/Caribbean] STEPHENSON: The smoking ban and impact on lung cancer

We need to be more aggressive with anti-smoking campaigns. Graphic images and warnings on cigarette cartons are not enough. Whether the higher taxes on cigarettes are making a difference is yet to be found out. Parents have to instill in the youths the d
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Dec 2, 2015 19:02
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Smokers who have COPD may face increased risk of getting small cell lung cancer

a large worldwide study led by researchers at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health...The new study--the largest-ever epidemiologic study of SCLC--is the first to look at how much COPD, a progressive disease that makes it hard to breathe, increase
News-Medical.net
added Sep 26, 2015 23:04
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[Europe] Gene variant linked to smoking longer, getting lung cancer sooner

Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis led an analysis of 24 studies involving more than 29,000 smokers of European ancestry and found that smokers with a particular variation in a nicotine receptor gene were more likely to
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Apr 16, 2015 12:05
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[UK] Lung cancer, women and smoking: How disease surpassed breast cancer

American Cancer Society has announced. Releasing its report on World Cancer Day 2015, the charity found that lung cancer has overtaken breast cancer in terms of death rates in women. Researchers believe this reflects the uptake of smoking in women, whic
IBTimes (uk)
added Feb 4, 2015 14:23
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