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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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Austrian new study shows smoking ranks as most deadly reason for lung cancer

Smoking is associated with about 90 percent of instances of lung cancer, and only about 15 percent of patients in Austria are able to be cured and the remainder's average life expectancy is about 16.4 months despite advances in medicine, the new Austrian
Xinhua Newswire
added Jan 14, 2015 10:36
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[UK] New Test Could Tell Smokers How Likely They Are To Develop Lung Cancer

Scientists have discovered that cells taken from the mouth and nose react differently to infrared light in people vulnerable to lung cancer. "Tobacco smoke exposure seems to cause a different type of injury to cells in those that go on to develop lung c
Huffington Post (blog)
added Dec 4, 2014 20:45
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[Korea - South] Work-relatedness of lung cancer by smoking and histologic type in Korea

the histologic types of lung cancer related to smoking were inconsistent with previous studies when work-relatedness was taken into account. Future studies are required to clarify the incidence of occupational lung cancer in agricultural workers exposed t
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Dec 1, 2014 07:18
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