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[Malta] Advocating a smoke-free world

Stephanie Fsadni learns that women are more prone to breathing problems than men. Respiratory consultant Josef Micallef explains why they are more predisposed to suffer from asthma, lung cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
Times of Malta (mt)
added Oct 10, 2014 13:46
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Call Widens for Medicare CT Lung Cancer Screening Coverage

More than 60 patient advocacy and medical organizations have joined a coalition headed by the Lung Cancer Alliance, the American College of Radiology and The Society of Thoracic Surgeons, in urging Medicare to cover low dose computed tomography (LDCT) scr
PR Newswire
added Sep 30, 2014 05:21
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Patients with Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC) Who Have Never Smoked or Who Have Quit Smoking Have Lower Risk of Developing Secondary Primary Lung Cancers Than Current Smokers

according to research presented today at the American Society for Radiation Oncology’s (ASTRO’s) 56th Annual Meeting. The analysis studied the association between patients’ smoking histories and their risks of developing SPLC, which is defined as a new lu
Newswise
added Sep 17, 2014 20:02
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ARCHIVE: Tobacco manufacturers' defence against plaintiffs' claims of cancer causation: throwing mud at the wall and hoping some of it will stick

The cigarette companies, through their public admissions and courtroom arguments, seem to be saying, “Yes, smoking causes lung cancer, but not in people who sue us”.
National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)
added Sep 13, 2014 05:54
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[USA] 10% of cancer SURVIVORS are still smoking a decade later - averaging 15 cigarettes a day

9.3% of U.S. cancer survivors smoked 9 years after they were diagnosed Vast majority smoked an average of 15 cigarettes a day, report says Worst offenders were survivors of bladder cancer, with 17% still smoking 15% of lung cancer and 12% of ovarian canc
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 7, 2014 10:48
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Lawmakers urge Medicare coverage for cancer test

More than 130 lawmakers are urging the Obama administration to expand coverage for a lung-cancer test under Medicare that could cost the program billons, calling the screening important for vulnerable seniors.
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 20, 2014 05:39
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Lung Docs Stunned by Coverage Decision

Note that, despite the evidence of a mortality benefit in the pivotal National Lung Screening Trial, the Center for Medicare Services has elected not to cover low-dose CT screening for at-risk individuals. Be aware that a final determination will not be
MedPage Today
added Jun 5, 2014 15:26
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Why Would An 18-Year-Old Who Never Smoked Get Lung Cancer? The Answer

identified amplification of RICTOR, a key component of the mTOR protein complex that regulates cell proliferation and cytoskeleton organization, as a new genomic alteration in an 18-year-old lung cancer patient who never smoked.
Science 2.0
added May 30, 2014 12:41
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GRANDO: Connections of nicotine to cancer

The list of cancers reportedly connected to nicotine is expanding and presently includes small-cell and non-small-cell lung carcinomas, as well as head and neck, gastric, pancreatic, gallbladder, liver, colon, breast, cervical, urinary bladder and kidney
Nature
added May 16, 2014 10:19
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National Coverage Analysis (NCA) for Lung Cancer Screening with Low Dose Computed Tomography (CAG-00439N)

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Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
added May 6, 2014 11:04
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