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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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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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