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[Texas] Tech Doc: Lung health: Early detection of cancer

Multiple professional societies and the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force now recommend annual screening with low dose CT for high-risk individuals. These are age 55-74 years and have a 30 pack-year smoking history, which is a calculation obtained by mu
Lubbock (TX) Avalanche-Journal
added Nov 8, 2016 20:01

Mutational signatures associated with tobacco smoking in human cancer [FREE FULL TEXT]

Consistent with the proposition that an increased mutation load caused by tobacco smoke contributes to increased cancer risk, the total mutation burden is elevated in smokers versus nonsmokers with lung adenocarcinoma, larynx, liver, and kidney cancers. H
added Nov 3, 2016 21:17

[UK] Cancer rates will rise for women but FALL for men over the next 20 years: Experts blame alcohol, smoking and obesity for soaring levels in females

Despite the fact smoking rates have now dropped again, for both men and women, the health impact of habits 40 and 50 years ago are now beginning to be seen. The effect can be seen in the lung cancer statistics detailed in the report, with annual cases e
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 12, 2016 22:35

new grants fund research linking cessation with lung cancer screening

Researchers at Truth Initiativeā€™s Schroeder InstituteĀ® for Tobacco Research and Policy Studies will work with investigators at Mayo Clinic and Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center on the NCI-funded projects, which will examine cost-efficient
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Sep 11, 2016 13:25

[Africa] Ten million Kenyans at risk of lung cancer

Exposure to the lit end of a cigarette, pipe or cigar or exhaled smoke mainly occurs in bars or nightclubs. Another three million are exposed to tobacco smoke at home. The survey says some Kenyans are so addicted to tobacco they inhale it within 30 minute
Daily Nation (ke)
added Sep 1, 2016 15:00

UofL research shows more awareness needed on home environmental exposures that cause lung cancer

found that the presence of children in the home did not motivate parents to test and mitigate for radon and secondhand tobacco smoke, both of which cause lung cancer. The findings highlight a need to raise awareness on these exposure risks and their long-
University of Louisville
added Aug 31, 2016 14:29

[California] Air pollution tied to shorter survival with lung cancer

Exposure to air pollution has long been associated with an increased risk of lung cancer, and a new study suggests it might also be tied to a faster death from the disease. Researchers examined cancer registry data on more than 350,000 people diagnosed w
added Aug 8, 2016 20:35

The RA-Lung Ca Connection Grows Stronger

at this point it is important for clinicians to judiciously monitor patients with rheumatoid arthritis for signs and symptoms of lung cancer and to aggressively encourage smoking cessation if warranted.
MedPage Today
added Jul 9, 2016 16:39

Lung Cancer Deaths in the National Lung Screening Trial Attributed to Nonsolid Nodules [FREE FULL TEXT]

It seems unlikely that patients with lung cancer as the COD occurred with solitary or dominant NSN as long as annual follow-up was performed. This lends further support that lung cancers that manifest as NSNs have an indolent course and can be managed wi
added Jul 6, 2016 18:11

Yearly Lung CT OK for Patients With Nonsolid Nodules / Risk of lung cancer death with annual CT very low

Yearly low-dose computed tomography (CT) appears to be an effective surveillance strategy for long-time current or former smokers with nonsolid nodules identified through initial CT screening, according to an analysis of data from the National Lung Cance
MedPage Today
added Jul 6, 2016 18:08
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