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Ohio Court To Define ‘Smoker,’ Medical Report Status In Asbestos-Lung Cancer Case ($$)

Supreme Court on Sept. 13 agreed to decide whether the state requires a medical expert to weigh in on whether a lung cancer plaintiff qualifies as a “smoker” or whether the law simply requires those already recognized as smokers to submit an opinion regar
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 14, 2017 15:47
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[UK] Cancer survivors who quit smoking sooner can live longer

Lung cancer survivors who quit smoking within a year of diagnosis will live for longer than those who continue to smoke, according to new research led by the Universities of Oxford and Birmingham.
University of Oxford (uk)
added Sep 14, 2017 14:31
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[UK] A restatement of the natural science evidence base concerning the health effects of low-level ionizing radiation

Radon in the home increases the risk of lung cancer, particularly for smokers. ... Compared with other common health risks (obesity, tobacco smoking, exposure to ambient particulate air pollution), the number of years of life lost owing to radiation expo
Proceedings of The Royal Society B (uk)
added Sep 14, 2017 14:13
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[UK] Lung cancer—moving in the right direction

SBRT, sometimes referred to as stereotactic ablative radiation therapy, is a focused way of delivering radiation in high-dose fractions. It can be preferred to surgery when patients have comorbidities or are considered too frail to undergo surgery. By co
The Lancet (uk)
added Aug 18, 2017 04:27
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[North Carolina] Gene mutations may play role in blacks' higher cancer death rates

Gene mutations may play a pivotal role in why African-Americans are more likely to die from smoking-related cancers than whites, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center researchers said Monday....Researchers found the black patients had an increased mutation
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 7, 2017 13:31
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ARCHIVE: PRASAD: Why cancer screening has never been shown to “save lives”—and what we can do about it

The claim that cancer screening saves lives is based on fewer deaths due to the target cancer. Vinay Prasad and colleagues argue that reductions in overall mortality should be the benchmark and call for higher standards of evidence for cancer screening
British Medical Journal
added Aug 5, 2017 22:51
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High-fat diet linked to lung cancer risk

For current and former smokers, the added risk of a high fat diet was 15 percent. While the best way to lower the risk of lung cancer is to not smoke, “a healthy diet may also help reduce lung cancer risk,” said study co-author Danxia Yu of Vanderbilt Un
Reuters
added Aug 5, 2017 21:30
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Lung Cancer Asbestos Victims Now Urges a Person with Lung Cancer to Call Them About Possible Substantial Compensation If They Had Significant Exposure to Asbestos at Work

The Lung Cancer Asbestos Victims Center is urging a person who has recently been diagnosed with lung cancer to call them anytime at 800-714-0303 if they had significant exposure to asbestos at work. The potential financial compensation for a lung cancer v
PR Newswire
added Aug 1, 2017 22:07
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A New Biography Looks at Sarah Vaughan, the Singer Known as Sassy

Her instrument, at least, had never let her down, and Vaughan took it for granted, smoking and snorting coke. In 1989, she learned she had lung cancer.
New York Times
added Jul 20, 2017 16:54
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[Denmark, UK] AHRR (cg05575921) hypomethylation marks smoking behaviour, morbidity and mortality [FREE FULL TEXT]

Self-reported smoking underestimates disease risk. Smoking affects DNA methylation... Conclusion AHRR (cg05575921) hypomethylation, a marker of smoking behaviour, provides potentially clinical relevant predictions of future smoking-related morbidity and
Thorax (British Thoracic Society)
added Jun 30, 2017 14:48
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