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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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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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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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[Michigan] CT scans for smokers offered for $99 in hopes of catching lung cancer early

Saint Mary’s Health Care this week introduced the program offering the low-dose lung CT in hopes of finding lung cancers at a stage early enough to cure. “The most reliable way to cure lung cancer is to remove the tumor,” said Dr. Thomas Gribbin, the m
Grand Rapids (MI) Press
added May 23, 2013 21:53
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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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[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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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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[Asia, Taiwan] Novel Serum Biomarker Bilirubin Predicted Lung Cancer Risk in Smokers

Smokers with low bilirubin levels were at increased risk for lung cancer incidence and mortality compared with those who had the highest bilirubin levels, making serum bilirubin a potential biomarker for lung cancer risk prediction, according to data pres
ScienceDaily
added Apr 8, 2013 09:06
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Many doctors do not provide tobacco cessation assistance to lung cancer patients

Physicians who care for lung cancer patients recognize the importance of tobacco cessation, but often do not provide cessation assistance to their patients according to a recent study published in the Journal of Thoracic Oncology (JTO).
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Mar 28, 2013 16:32
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Lung Cancer Asbestos Victims Center Now Urges Non Smokers To Call Them If They Now Have Lung Cancer And Were Exposed To Asbestos On The Job-Possible Major Compensation

The Lung Cancer Asbestos Victims Center says, "We are urging non smokers, who were exposed to heavy levels of asbestos decades ago, and now have been diagnosed with lung cancer to call us about possibly significant financial compensation." For more infor
PR Web
added Feb 10, 2013 21:02
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