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Smokers who quit 15 years ago still at high lung cancer risk

In a new study, lead author Ping Yang, epidemiologist at Mayo Clinic Cancer Centre, and colleagues found that two-thirds of patients with newly diagnosed lung cancer would not meet the current USPSTF screening criteria, suggesting a need to adjust the de
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Feb 1, 2016 01:02
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[Europe] Gene variant linked to smoking longer, getting lung cancer sooner

Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis led an analysis of 24 studies involving more than 29,000 smokers of European ancestry and found that smokers with a particular variation in a nicotine receptor gene were more likely to
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Apr 16, 2015 12:05
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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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NET Website BEST OF 2012: Smoking key to closing racial gap in lung cancer

"When we talk about lung cancer, we have to talk about smoking," Clanton said. The most recent smoking data seem to show the origins of the disparity between white and black lung cancer rates. From 2009 to 2010, 22 percent of African Americans in Nebras
Nebraska Educational Telecommunications
added Dec 26, 2012 01:25
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[Taiwan] Genetic features associated with lung cancer in non-smoking Asian women

Hsiung Chao, head of the Institute of Population Health Sciences of Taiwan's National Health Research Institutes (NHRI), explained that the research conducted by scientists from Taiwan, the United States, China, Japan, South Korea and the Netherlands ide
Focus Taiwan
added Nov 27, 2012 12:38
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[Europe, France] More women and non-smokers being diagnosed with non-small cell lung cancer

The report, which will be presented today (4 September 2012) at the European Respiratory Society's Annual Congress in Vienna, also found an increase in the number of women being diagnosed with the condition.
News-Medical.net
added Sep 5, 2012 16:54
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[UK] Lung cancer victim's daughter in anti-smoking plea

ITV Network Limited (uk)
added May 15, 2012 10:19
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Annual Lung Cancer Screenings Still Lacking Among Heavy Smokers

From 2010 to 2015, the results of the study showed that the percentage of eligible smokers who reported LDCT screening in the past 12 months remained low and constant, from 3.3% in 2010 to 3.9% in 2015. Additionally, there was an even lower proportion of
Specialty Pharmacy Times
added Feb 15, 2017 14:47
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[Jamaica, South America/Caribbean] STEPHENSON: The smoking ban and impact on lung cancer

We need to be more aggressive with anti-smoking campaigns. Graphic images and warnings on cigarette cartons are not enough. Whether the higher taxes on cigarettes are making a difference is yet to be found out. Parents have to instill in the youths the d
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Dec 2, 2015 19:02
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[UK] Lung cancer, women and smoking: How disease surpassed breast cancer

American Cancer Society has announced. Releasing its report on World Cancer Day 2015, the charity found that lung cancer has overtaken breast cancer in terms of death rates in women. Researchers believe this reflects the uptake of smoking in women, whic
IBTimes (uk)
added Feb 4, 2015 14:23
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