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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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[Canada, California] Radon, the second leading cause of lung cancer after Smoking

CNW/ - It is a normal reaction to try and avoid danger when we see it. When faced with a hazardous object it is reasonable to stay away from it or, if possible, to remove it. When we smell smoke, we know to check for a fire and call for help. But what if
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Nov 10, 2012 21:34
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[California] Red States More Smoker-Friendly with Higher Lung Cancer and Mortality Rates, Says SmartSign.com

SmartSign.com launches new research and accompanying maps today examining smoking by state--in keeping with November's Lung Cancer Awareness Month. The maps show where it may be easiest and hardest to light up. The research examines smoking by state; fro
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Nov 2, 2012 14:11
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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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[Ireland] Lung cancer not just a risk for smokers, studies show

Someone who has been exposed with high levels of radon gas will show signs of bronchitis or pneumonia, wheezing, heavy breath, and infections. Other risks include second-hand smoke but the "ban in all workplaces in Ireland should help to reduce the expo
Irish Independent (ie)
added May 14, 2013 17:22
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Tobacco use and lung cancer deaths

A new study in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute found the U.S. effort to reduce tobacco use by 2000 had helped prevent nearly 800,000 premature deaths from lung cancer in the country since the mid-1950s.
foodconsumer.org
added Aug 25, 2012 05:22
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Will New Lung Cancer Drug FDA Approval Encourage More Smoking?

The FDA said that it reviewed Gilotrif under its priority review program, which provides an expedited review for drugs that may provide safe and effective therapy when no satisfactory alternative therapy exists, or offer significant improvement compared
24/7 Wall Street
added Jul 14, 2013 10:29
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[UK] My mother has early-stage lung cancer, but won't give up smoking

I struggle both with the smell of her cigarette smoke and her refusal to contemplate the prospect that stopping smoking might increase her longevity, just as the radiotherapy might. How should I deal with this? • If you would like to respond to this week
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 18, 2012 23:29
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