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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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Lung Cancer for Nonsmokers Still Stained by Stigma

Lung cancer is the top cancer killer of women, and some medical experts say that they are seeing more patients in their 20s and 30s, many of them nonsmokers. But because lung cancer carries the stigma of smoking, experts say it is often overlooked in non
NBC News
added Nov 16, 2014 22:24
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[Montana] 'There is always a fear of getting lung cancer when you smoke,' says former smoker

St. Vincent Healthcare recently received a $42,600 grant from the Whedon Cancer Detection Foundation. The money is used to help those who would otherwise be unable to pay for the screening. Without financial assistance, the cost of the lung cancer scree
Billings (MT) Gazette
added Sep 24, 2014 18:26
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[New Zealand, Sweden] Cannabis smoking may increase risk of lung cancer

The studies suggest that more than the equivalent of one joint every two days for twenty years may increase the risk of lung cancer. The University of Otago’s Associate Professor Brian Cox, who worked on the international study, says, "Compared to other
HealthCanal.com
added Sep 19, 2014 20:24
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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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