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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
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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
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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
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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
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[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
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[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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Environmental tobacco smoke exposure and lung cancer: A systematic review

Conflict-of-interest statement: Lee PN, Director of P.N. Lee Statistics and Computing Ltd., is an independent consultant in statistics and an advisor in the fields of epidemiology and toxicology to a number of tobacco, pharmaceutical and chemical companie
World Journal of Meta-Analysis
added Aug 5, 2016 18:37
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CT follow-up sufficient for some lung nodules

Annual low-dose computed-tomography (CT) screening can eliminate the need for biopsy or surgery in nonsolid lung nodules, according to a new study published online in the journal Radiology.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jul 6, 2016 02:19
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[UK] Gogglebox star Caroline Aherne has died of throat cancer

Award winning TV writer and actress Caroline Aherne was undergoing treatment for lung cancer related to a genetic form of the disease... The talented star who spent much of a career as recluse, was diagnosed with throat cancer in 2014. At the time she sai
Birmingham Mail (uk)
added Jul 3, 2016 10:52
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Pharmaceutical Companies to Pay $67 Million To Resolve False Claims Act Allegations Relating to Tarceva

Genentech and OSI Pharmaceuticals made misleading representations...of Tarceva to treat certain patients with non-small cell lung cancer...little evidence to show that Tarceva was effective ... unless they also had never smoked or
Ministry of Justice (nz)
added Jun 8, 2016 15:10
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