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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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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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