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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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[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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[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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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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