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[California] Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.: Dangers and Stigma of Smoking Have Helped Snuff Lung Cancer's Lethal Toll -- But Still Not Enough

Perhaps even more troubling is the fact that more American men and women die from lung cancer than from any other form of the disease. This year alone, lung cancer is expected to claim the lives of 160,000 people.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jul 17, 2012 06:00
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[Trinidad And Tobago] Drug may guard against lung cancer death

AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Jan 24, 2011 00:00
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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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Lax Smoking Policies may be to Blame for Higher Lung Cancer Cases in Central Southern States

A recent study shows that there is a higher mortality rate in Central Southern states that's most likely due to smoking. The Central South-composed of such states as Alabama, Kentucky, Mississippi and Tennessee-may hold this title due to excessive smokin
ScienceWorldReport
added Dec 28, 2013 01:29
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[Japan] Time to first cigarette independently predicts lung cancer

Analysis of more than 3000 individuals found that TTFC, a marker of nicotine dependence, was associated with both adenocarcinoma and squamous/small-cell carcinoma, with the strength of association varying by histologic subtype.
MedWire News (uk)
added Oct 1, 2013 03:17
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[China] Smoking is the major cause of lung cancer: experts

More than 90 percent of lung cancers in Tianjin are caused by smoking and second-hand smoking, medical experts said at a recent symposium held in the municipality, people.com reported.
China Daily (cn)
added Dec 5, 2012 05:18
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Lung cancer CT scans: Just for older heavy smokers

New lung cancer screening guidelines from three medical groups recommend annual scans but only for an older group of current or former heavy smokers.
AP - Associated Press
added May 20, 2012 21:27
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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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Heavy smokers should get annual lung cancer screenings

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related death in the USA Doctors should do annual screenings for lung cancer in those at high risk About 85% of lung cancer cases are caused by smoking
USA Today
added Jul 30, 2013 04:46
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Fruit, eggs and tea lowers lung cancer risk, passive smoking ups the risk

Y. Lin and L. Cai from School of Public Health, Fujian Medical University, Fujian Province, People's Republic China conducted the study and found the inverse association between intake of fruit, eggs and tea, and risk of lung cancer.
foodconsumer.org
added Dec 16, 2012 00:27
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