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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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[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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[UK] My mother has early-stage lung cancer, but won't give up smoking

I struggle both with the smell of her cigarette smoke and her refusal to contemplate the prospect that stopping smoking might increase her longevity, just as the radiotherapy might. How should I deal with this? • If you would like to respond to this week
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 18, 2012 23:29
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[UK] Lung cancer rates soaring for women after tobacco manufacturers target them by saying smoking helps you stay slim

Lung cancer rates have surged in women after tobacco manufacturers encouraged them to smoke to stay slim, experts warn. The number of cases is increasing far more quickly compared to men and is likely to overtake them within the next decade. Researcher
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 11, 2012 22:02
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[Canada, California] Radon, the second leading cause of lung cancer after Smoking

CNW/ - It is a normal reaction to try and avoid danger when we see it. When faced with a hazardous object it is reasonable to stay away from it or, if possible, to remove it. When we smell smoke, we know to check for a fire and call for help. But what if
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Nov 10, 2012 21:34
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Drive to stop teenagers smoking as cost of lung cancer to the UK economy tops £2.4 billion each year

There is an 'urgent' need to reduce the number of teenagers taking up smoking, after experts estimated that the cost of lung cancer to the UK economy is £2.4 billion each year. The figure, which is to be presented at the NCRI Cancer Conference in Liver
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 7, 2012 11:51
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[California] Red States More Smoker-Friendly with Higher Lung Cancer and Mortality Rates, Says SmartSign.com

SmartSign.com launches new research and accompanying maps today examining smoking by state--in keeping with November's Lung Cancer Awareness Month. The maps show where it may be easiest and hardest to light up. The research examines smoking by state; fro
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Nov 2, 2012 14:11
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[New York] Upstate University Hospital offers lung cancer screening to smokers, ex-smokers

So when Upstate recently asked if any employees wanted to volunteer to test out its new lung cancer screening program that uses low-dose CT scans, Case jumped at the chance.
Syracuse (NY) Post-Standard
added Sep 25, 2012 12:44
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In lung cancer, smokers have 10 times more genetic damage than never-smokers

Lung cancer patients with a history of smoking have 10 times more genetic mutations in their tumors than those with the disease who have never smoked, according to a new study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
ScienceDaily
added Sep 14, 2012 08:45
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Radioactive particles in cigarette smoke cause lung cancer

a new study most recently published in Nicotine & Tobacco Research reveals that a major cause of the deadly disease is a type of radioactive particles. Hrayr S. Karagueuzian, Ph.D. of David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California Los Angel
foodconsumer.org
added Sep 8, 2012 22:46
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