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In Memoriam - Lorraine Gail 'Lori' Monroe: 1958 - 2013

announces the passing of LCFA Co-Founder and Vice-President Lori Monroe. ... Lori was diagnosed with Stage IV lung cancer in September 2001, at age 42. Nobody suspected lung cancer because Lori had quit smoking at age 28. While the diagnosis was shocking
PR Newswire
added Dec 3, 2013 20:39
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[Florida] Detect Lung Cancer Early with a CT Health Screening

you can now order your own CT screening for lung cancer without a doctor’s order. Parrish Medical Center is offering the low-dose CT scans for lung cancer for $99, due at the time of service. Insurance companies will not be billed by PMC.
WFTV-Ch. 9 (Orlando, FL)
added Nov 15, 2013 17:26
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[California] Group to ‘shine light’ on lung cancer

When Mary Anne Rios helped bring the first “Shine a Light on Lung Cancer” vigil to Lompoc in 2010, she was just beginning her battle with the very deadly and much stigmatized disease.
Santa Maria (CA) Times
added Nov 7, 2013 03:42
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[New York] Letter: Veterans at Risk for Lung Cancer

As we salute the men and women who served our nation on Veterans Day, the American Lung Association wants veterans and their loved ones to know that those who served have a higher incidence of lung cancer ... Our Lung Helpline, at 1-800-586-4872 is avail
Anton Newspapers
added Nov 7, 2013 03:38
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[UK] TYLER: When I see people smoking outside Royal Derby Hospital I think why me? Why do I have cancer? I've never smoked

Cancer patient Shaun Burnett says he is sick of seeing people smoking outside the doors of the Royal Derby Hospital's cancer unit ... He said: "When I see people smoking outside I have to time it so I can hold my breath, otherwise I have a coughing fit
Derby Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 2, 2013 14:37
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[UK] Heart attack death rates halve from 2001-12 but cancer mortalities rise

Ischaemic or coronary heart disease was the biggest cause of death, killing 40,557 people in 2012, followed by lung cancer, which caused more than 30,000 deaths ... Better diets, reduced smoking especially after the ban in public areas, and more prompt a
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 24, 2013 10:00
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IARC Scientific Publication No. 161 Air Pollution and Cancer (ePub)

Assessment of the relatively modest effects of air pollution on risk of cancer has long been complicated by the high prevalence of tobacco smoking and the powerful effect that smoking has to increase the risk of cancer. To the extent possible, IARC Monog
International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC)
added Oct 17, 2013 19:42
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[Minnesota] Mayo Clinic Researchers Identify Biomarker for Smoker's Lung Cancer

researchers have shown that a specific protein pair may be a successful prognostic biomarker for identifying smoking-related lung cancers. The protein — ASCL1 — is associated with increased expression of the RET oncogene, a particular cancer-causing gene
Mayo Clinic
added Sep 20, 2013 10:49
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Who to screen for lung cancer ($$)

Guidelines recommend that low dose computed tomography (CT) screening is offered to people aged 55-74 years with a smoking history of at least 30 pack years and no more than 15 years since …
British Medical Journal
added Aug 29, 2013 06:30
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Lung Cancer

The Lancet and The Lancet Respiratory Medicine features a Series of papers on lung cancer ahead of the 2013 European Respiratory Society congress in Barcelona, Spain, on September 7–11. Topics include immunotherapy, screening for earlier diagnosis, patie
The Lancet (uk)
added Aug 23, 2013 02:38
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