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[Georgia] Study: Second-Hand Smoke And Lung Cancer Not Clearly Linked

Researchers at Stanford University discovered during a study of over 75,000 women who smoke that there was no reasonable connection between passive exposure to cigarette smoke and the development of lung cancer. “The fact that passive smoking may not be
CBS Atlanta (CW69, WAOK, 92.9 The Game))
added Dec 14, 2013 18:16
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[California] Why Do Healthy Non-Smokers Get Lung Cancer?

The Addario Lung Cancer Medical Institute (ALCMI), a partner organization of the San Francisco-based Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation (ALCF), is taking the lead on answering these questions. Later this year, ALCMI will launch the Genomics of You
The Atlantic Monthly
added Dec 4, 2013 05:24
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[New York] Anti-tobacco group to celebrate lung cancer awareness month

POW’R Against Tobacco, a coalition that serves Putnam, Orange, Westchester and Rockland counties focusing on reducing the risk of tobacco-related illnesses by lowering tobacco use, will be celebrating the Great American Smoke Out (GASO) and Lung Cancer A
Politics on the Hudson (The Journal News blog)
added Nov 19, 2013 17:54
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Smoking Long or Ultralong Cigarettes Increases Risk of Lung Cancer

"While the significant risks of smoking are well known and accepted, very little information exists on the health risks of different sizes of cigarettes," said Darcy Marciniuk, MD, FCCP and President of the ACCP. "This study indicates that there is an ad
MarketWired
added Oct 28, 2013 01:17
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Smokers respond well to antibody trials for non-small cell lung cancer

New results from a trial of an antibody, which helps the immune system to specifically recognise and attack cancer cells, have shown particular progress in patients who smoke or are former smokers. Smoking is one of the major causes of lung cancer, whic
The Information Daily (formerly eGov monitor - A Policy Dialogue Platform) (uk)
added Oct 1, 2013 07:44
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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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[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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