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New Lung Cancer Test Helps Current, Ex-Smokers

National Cancer Institute's Paul Pinsky and colleagues reanalyzed what happened to the older participants in that original study. To prevent one lung cancer death required screening 245 seniors compared to 364 middle-aged people, those ages 55 to 64, the
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 9, 2014 15:07
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Study: Lung Cancer Screening May Benefit Heavy Smokers

Some current or former heavy smokers may benefit from a new lung cancer test even if they're 65 or older — although they experience more false alarms, suggests an analysis that comes as Medicare is debating whether to pay for the scans. Lung cancer kills
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 9, 2014 05:17
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[California] $17.7 million verdict in Los Angeles smoking lung cancer case

found that Lorillard Tobacco Co.’s cigarettes contributed to the 1998 death from lung cancer of smoker William “Earl” Major....the Brayton Purcell firm is best known for its work in the asbestos litigation; its past claims against Lorillard have focused o
Lexology (uk)
added Aug 19, 2014 15:50
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E-Cigarettes may Reduce the Risk of Lung Cancer from Tobacco Smoke, But Long-Term Risk is Still Unknown

The verdict on the dangers of e-cigarettes isn't quite out yet. Some data suggests that replacing tobacco products with vaporized smoke could help to reduce the risk of lung cancer. However, other findings note the uncertainty regarding the devices' safe
ScienceWorldReport
added Aug 3, 2014 15:36
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E-cigarettes and vaping 'may cause lung cancer like normal cigarettes'

research by Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo, NY, suggests the way particles are broken down in e-cigarettes may irritate lung tissue and cause disease. Particles in tobacco-based cigarettes have a median size of 0.3 to 0.5 microns, but in e-ciga
Metro Café (uk)
added Jul 29, 2014 10:53
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Study: Habitual Marijuana Smoking Does Not Increase Lung Cancer Risk

Subjects who regularly inhale cannabis smoke possess no greater risk of contracting lung cancer than do those who consume it occasionally or not at all, according to data published online ahead of print in the International Journal of Cancer.
The Daily Chronic
added Jun 24, 2014 20:19
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[Canada] New model estimates smoking's legal attribution to lung cancer cases

A newly developed model estimates smoking's attribution to lung cancer and finds that more than 90 percent of Quebec lung cancer cases can be legally attributed to smoking, according to a new study in the American Journal of Public Health published by Ja
HealthCanal.com
added Jun 17, 2014 07:58
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Spontaneous smoking cessation may be an early symptom of lung cancer, research suggests

Lead researcher Dr. Barbara Campling, professor in the Department of Medical Oncology at Thomas Jefferson University, believes these patients were able to successfully quit smoking due to the introduction of a substance interfering with nicotine addiction
Philly.com
added Mar 20, 2014 13:32
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[Florida, Maryland] Non-smoking Orioles PR director dies of lung cancer at 36

"I was blown away by the diagnosis. I was just 32. I had never been a smoker, I had no family history of cancer, and I had always maintained a healthy lifestyle," she wrote in a an article posted on American Association for Cancer Research last year. Ba
WTSP-TV Ch. 10
added Mar 1, 2014 17:57
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Lax Smoking Policies may be to Blame for Higher Lung Cancer Cases in Central Southern States

A recent study shows that there is a higher mortality rate in Central Southern states that's most likely due to smoking. The Central South-composed of such states as Alabama, Kentucky, Mississippi and Tennessee-may hold this title due to excessive smokin
ScienceWorldReport
added Dec 28, 2013 01:29
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