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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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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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[Georgia] Study: Second-Hand Smoke And Lung Cancer Not Clearly Linked

Researchers at Stanford University discovered during a study of over 75,000 women who smoke that there was no reasonable connection between passive exposure to cigarette smoke and the development of lung cancer. “The fact that passive smoking may not be
CBS Atlanta (CW69, WAOK, 92.9 The Game))
added Dec 14, 2013 18:16
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[Asia, Uae: Dubai] Indian 'cigarette snatcher' dies of lung cancer in Dubai

Abraham Samuel, 53, popularly known as ‘cigarette snatcher’ died on Sunday evening. Samuel is survived by his wife and two daughters aged 22 and 20. Samuel used to smoke two packets a day for 35 years and was diagnosed with lung cancer in 2010.
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Aug 1, 2013 08:38
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[Massachusetts] BU Today Never Smoked. Lived Right. Died of Lung Cancer.

“I’m absolutely convinced she had a genetic predisposition” to lung cancer, says Spira, a School of Medicine professor and chief of computational biomedicine. That conviction set him on a quest for the genetic key to a medical mystery: why some people wh
BU Bridge (Boston University)
added Jan 23, 2013 05:17
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In lung cancer, smokers have 10 times more genetic damage than never-smokers

Lung cancer patients with a history of smoking have 10 times more genetic mutations in their tumors than those with the disease who have never smoked, according to a new study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
ScienceDaily
added Sep 14, 2012 08:45
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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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[California] Why Do Healthy Non-Smokers Get Lung Cancer?

The Addario Lung Cancer Medical Institute (ALCMI), a partner organization of the San Francisco-based Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation (ALCF), is taking the lead on answering these questions. Later this year, ALCMI will launch the Genomics of You
The Atlantic Monthly
added Dec 4, 2013 05:24
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Indirectly estimated absolute lung cancer mortality rates by smoking status and histological type based on a systematic review

the results seem consistent with the literature, and provide additional information on variability by time and region, including evidence of a rise in never smoker adenocarcinoma rates relative to squamous cell carcinoma rates.
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Apr 10, 2013 14:36
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[Ireland] Video: Younger women ignore smoking message as lung cancer outstrips breast cancer - Health News, Health - Independent.ie

According to the report, launched in Dublin today by TD Alex White, one in two younger and more disadvantaged women are smokers. And women from poorer backgrounds are twice as likely to suffer from lung cancer.
Irish Independent (ie)
added Jan 10, 2013 10:23
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