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Lung Cancer And African Americans: Know The Facts

Fortunately, there is also some good news: because of changes in smoking patterns, the rate of lung cancer has been declining among African American men since the mid-1980s and has been stable among African American women since 1990.
PR Newswire
added Dec 4, 2012 07:14

[UK-Northern Ireland] 39% of lung donations from smokers

More than one in three lung transplants in the last three years have been from donors who smoked, Health Minister Earl Howe has disclosed. In a written reply, Lord Howe said that between April 2009 and 2012, 39% of lung transplants were from donors "wi
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 23, 2012 18:20

Cancers cost UK economy £15.8bn

Lung cancer costs the UK economy £2.4bn each year, higher than any other form of cancer, new research shows. An Oxford University study presented at the National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) found that the total annual cost of all cancers to the UK
National Health Executive (NHE) (uk)
added Nov 8, 2012 09:36

[Canada] Lung screening a boon for smokers

Healthcare Centre's new Lung Cancer Screening Program is to provide early detection, and improved treatment outcomes, for people who are at increased risk of lung cancer. As described by Dr. Dennis Janzen: "early detection of lung cancer can have a major
Vancouver (BC) Sun (ca)
added Nov 4, 2012 12:26

Stigma of ‘Smokers’ Disease’ Stifles Fight Against No. 1 Killer, Lung Cancer

Yet while lung cancer remains largely a death sentence — just 15.9 percent of those diagnosed are alive five years later — the federal government funds far less research on the disease than on other common cancers. The discrepancy is starkest when death
added Nov 1, 2012 13:36

Cancer Now Leading Cause of Death in US Hispanics

Cancer has surpassed heart disease as the leading cause of death in the US Hispanic population, according to recent reports from the American Cancer Society.
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added Oct 19, 2012 15:24

Volume 32, Issue Supplement s1 - The Impact of the Reduction in Tobacco Smoking on U.S. Lung Cancer Mortality (1975-2000): Collective Results from the Cancer Intervention and Surveillance Modeling Network (CISNET)

Risk Analysis
added Sep 10, 2012 17:48

[New York] Report: More cancer, smoking upstate

NYC's lower rates due to cigarette taxes, anti-tobacco campaigns, group says
Ithaca (NY) Journal (OLD)
added Jul 24, 2012 18:13

[California] Lung Cancer Death Rates among Young and Middle-aged White Women Climb in Some States

New Analysis Points to Tobacco Control Efforts or Lack Thereof as Likely Cause
American Cancer Society
added Jun 27, 2012 13:17

EDITORIAL: Lung Cancer Screening, Radiation, Risks, Benefits, and UncertaintyLung Cancer Screening, Radiation, and Uncertainty

it is important to recognize, as do Bach et al1 in the final sentence of their abstract, that “uncertainty exists.”
added Jun 26, 2012 14:46
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