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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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MEDCAC Meeting 4/30/2014 - Lung Cancer Screening with Low Dose Computed Tomography

CMS has accepted two formal complete requests to initiate a NCA on Lung Cancer Screening with Low Dose Computed Tomography (LDCT), which is recommended with a grade B by the USPSTF for certain persons at high risk for lung cancer based on age and smoking
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
added May 6, 2014 11:02
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Panel Says No to Medicare Coverage for Lung Cancer Screening

The Medicare Evidence & Coverage Advisory Committee (MEDAC), composed mostly of clinicians, was asked to vote on a scale of 1 to 5 on whether they were confident that the benefits of such screening outweigh the harms in the Medicare population (persons o
Medical Tribune
added May 6, 2014 10:56
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Community Centers Take Up Lung Screening Torch

Action Points Lung cancer screening programs at community hospitals have seen a dramatic rise over the past year, which may be key to uptake among at-risk individuals. Note that most of the growth appears to be in anticipation that Medicare and other pa
MedPage Today
added Apr 29, 2014 18:02
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Lung Screening Registry: Useful or Unrealistic?

* The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will weigh coverage for a national registry for lung screening, but such a registry could amount to a delaying tactic that undermines life-saving potential. * Note that some advocates for a national
MedPage Today
added Apr 29, 2014 18:01
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ARCHIVE: Radon Control Activities for Lung Cancer Prevention in National Comprehensive Cancer Control Program Plans, 2005–2011

approximately half of cancer coalitions may not be aware of radon as a public health issue. CCC-developed cancer coalitions and plans should prioritize tobacco control to address lung cancer but should consider addressing radon through partnership with ex
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Apr 25, 2014 15:59
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Study examines increase in lung cancer risk from combined radon and tobacco smoke exposure

In the words of Dr. Ellen Hahn, professor in the University of Kentucky's colleges of nursing and public health, Kentucky has the "triple crown of lung cancer" - the country's highest rate of smoking combined with high rates of second-hand smoke exposure
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Apr 25, 2014 15:43
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[New York] 2nd Circ. Tosses Smokers' Suit After NY High Court Answer ($$)

threw out a proposed class action by a group of smokers seeking to charge Philip Morris USA Inc. for medical tests, based on a December ruling by New York state’s highest court that their claims for such tests were not tied to actual injury.
Law360
added Apr 15, 2014 16:54
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