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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

[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

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

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 (
added Jul 6, 2016 02:19

[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

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

VIDEO: CVS Health Launches In-Store Fundraising Campaign in Support of American Lung Association’s LUNG FORCE Initiative to Increase Lung Cancer Awareness and Research

Celebrity LUNG FORCE partners Valerie Harper and Patti LaBelle urge customers to make a donation at CVS Pharmacy locations to fight the #1 cancer killer of women through June 11
PR Newswire
added May 16, 2016 17:39

Waterpipe smoking and cancer: systematic review and meta-analysis

support a positive association between waterpipe smoking and cancer risk. However, high-quality studies with standardised exposure measurements are needed to clarify the contribution of waterpipe smoking to chronic diseases. More investments in initiative
Tobacco Control
added May 11, 2016 00:14

Review: Jenny Diski’s ‘In Gratitude,’ an Uphill Life on and Off Cancer Road

Diski has two particularly unpleasant diseases, lung cancer and pulmonary fibrosis...wrote frequently about her long-term love affair with smoking. This topic is not discussed ...Yet there she is on this book’s cover, stylishly wielding a cigarette.
New York Times
added May 2, 2016 04:37

Drugs, drink, obesity, smoking and suicide: Why rural America's white women are now dying up to 48 percent faster than 25 years ago

And then there's smoking: lung cancer now kills more women than breast cancer, and the lead that American men once had on women in terms of smoking disappeared in the 1960s and '70s, as men quit the habit in droves.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 11, 2016 22:24
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