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Examining the Prevalence of Lung Cancer Among Female Never-Smokers

Lung cancer among women who never smoked is twice as common than in men who never smoked — a statistic that alarms Andrea Wolf and her colleagues at Mount Sinai Hospital. Though lung cancer kills more women than breast, ovarian and uterine cancers combi
CURE
added May 13, 2016 19:51
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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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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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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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Why Non-Smokers (Like Donna Summer) Die Of Lung Cancer

Blisstree (ca)
added May 21, 2012 16:46
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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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Smokers respond well to antibody trials for non-small cell lung cancer

New results from a trial of an antibody, which helps the immune system to specifically recognise and attack cancer cells, have shown particular progress in patients who smoke or are former smokers. Smoking is one of the major causes of lung cancer, whic
The Information Daily (formerly eGov monitor - A Policy Dialogue Platform) (uk)
added Oct 1, 2013 07:44
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[Ireland] 1 in 10 lung cancer cases in non-smokers

According to Dr Judith Lyons and Dr Finbarr O'Connell, both of St James's Hospital in Dublin, the cause of lung cancer in people who have never smoked is unclear, however 'a number of risk factors have been identified'. These include exposure to radon,
IrishHealth.com (ie)
added May 4, 2013 13:37
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[Ireland] Passive smoking in youth can increase lung cancer risk

Non-smokers who were exposed to passive smoking in early life are at an increased risk of getting lung cancer, but only if they have genetic factors, a conference on cancer has been told. This risk was also associated with an earlier onset of the diseas
Irish Times (ie)
added Oct 17, 2016 18:19
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[Europe, Malta] Growing minority of non-smokers developing lung cancer – research

Smoking may be the major cause of lung cancer. However, the standard western diet of processed foods can double the risk in people who have never smoked.
Times of Malta (mt)
added May 8, 2016 17:39
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