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[Japan] VIDEO: Lung cancer group creates parody of 'PPAP' song for secondhand smoke awareness

Videos promoting the prevention of secondhand smoke using the internationally hit song "PPAP (Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen)" have been released by the Japan Lung Cancer Alliance (JLCA), a citizens' group whose members include lung cancer patients and their fa
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Dec 1, 2016 11:39

True Health Diagnostics Marks Lung Cancer Awareness Month with Call for Earlier-Detection, Smoking Cessation

True Health is supporting November's Lung Cancer Awareness Month by calling for a renewed effort for smoking cessation and greater awareness among high-risk patients for early lung cancer testing. More than 16 percent of U.S. adults are active smokers and
PR Newswire
added Nov 29, 2016 03:10

A Hot Souvenir From Cuba for Some Americans: Cancer Vaccine

Cimavax is a therapeutic vaccine developed not to prevent cancer, but to halt its growth and keep it from recurring in patients with non-small-cell lung cancer. Developed in Cuba and available to patients there since 2011, it works by targeting a protein
New York Times
added Nov 14, 2016 14:28

[UK] Cancer deaths among women to rise 60% by 2030, new reports warn

Two reports have warned of an explosion in cancer deaths among women... already killing one in seven women around the world, said the ACS report... All four of the deadliest cancers – breast, colorectal, lung and cervical cancer – are mostly preventable
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 5, 2016 19:52

CT scans can be effective in spotting lung cancer early

The best way to prevent lung cancer, all agree, is to stop smoking. From 80 to 90 percent of lung cancers occur in persons who smoke or have been exposed to secondhand smoke. If you are a 30-year smoker, you should talk to your doctor about whether you s
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Oct 21, 2016 21:46

Exposure of Human Lung Cells to Tobacco Smoke Condensate Inhibits the Nucleotide Excision Repair Pathway [FREE FULL TEXT]

our findings indicate that inhibition of NER is another mechanism by which smoking may contribute to development of lung cancer. Therefore, it may be prudent to consider measuring individual DNA repair capacity as a means of evaluating lung cancer risk, p
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Oct 17, 2016 19:02

Patient and Provider Groups Urge Medicare Not to Undercut Lung Cancer Screening

More than 80 patient advocacy groups, medical associations and health care systems are urging the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to abandon drastic low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) lung cancer screening reimbursement cuts in the 2017 Ho
PR Newswire
added Sep 6, 2016 21:41

Radon, Secondhand Smoke, and Children in the Home: Creating a Teachable Moment for Lung Cancer Prevention

There is a critical need to raise parental awareness on child health inequities related to the home exposure to radon and SHS. Public health nurses can create TMs for lung cancer prevention through greater awareness of the risks posed by radon and SHS al
Public Health Nursing
added Aug 31, 2016 14:31

[Florida] Jacksonville patient spreading the word: Yes, non-smokers can get lung cancer

Sharing his condition has produced support at work and beyond. He has received 80 or so visits from friends and many phone calls — including one from former Ambassador Andrew Young, who once sought out Mitchell after hearing of his community activism. Hi
Florida Times-Union
added Aug 11, 2016 14:30

[UK] EDITORIAL: Lung cancer: despite advances, prevention is still best

While smoking is decreasing in high-income countries, smoking rates are rising in low-and-middle-income countries.... Simple preventive measures, such as banning advertising, blank cigarette packaging, and increased awareness of the harms of smoking, migh
The Lancet (uk)
added Aug 8, 2016 13:10
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