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UPDATE 1-Diesel exhaust fumes cause cancer, WHO says (Adds details, quotes, background, reaction)

Christopher Portier, chairman of the IARC working Group, said the group's conclusion "was unanimous - that diesel engine exhaust causes lung cancer in humans".
added Jun 12, 2012 13:47

Use of Smokers' Lungs for Transplant Has Pros, Cons

Study finds tapping such organs is better than leaving patients on waiting list, but there is a downside
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 1, 2012 10:25

Women who don't smoke can still get lung cancer

Detroit (MI) Free Press
added May 20, 2012 12:06

[UK] Mary Beith, the journalist who broke the 'smoking beagles' story

The People picture of smoking dogs that shocked the nation in 1975
The Guardian (uk)
added May 20, 2012 11:47

Donna Summer Died of Lung Cancer, Was Non-Smoker

"Ms. Summer was a non-smoker," the new family statement says
US Weekly Magazine
added May 19, 2012 10:48

[UK] Smoking and health (1962)

This report highlighted the link between smoking and lung cancer, other lung diseases, heart disease and gastrointestinal problems...It created a media storm at the time, with an ambivalent, even hostile response from some parts of the media, government a
Royal College of Physicians (uk)
added Jun 29, 2018 14:33

Pro-smoking Japanese lawmaker apologizes for heckling cancer patient

Yoichi Anami, a ruling party MP, shouted “Enough already!” at a hearing last week when Kazuo Hasegawa, a 47-year-old non-smoker with stage four lung cancer, was testifying about the danger of secondhand smoke. Anami’s jeer sparked widespread criticism o
added Jun 21, 2018 14:26

[UK] Lung cancer risk ‘drops dramatically within five years of quitting smoking’

However, even 25 years after quitting, their lung cancer risk remained over threefold higher compared to people who had never smoked. Author Hilary Tindle, professor of medicine at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, said: “The fact that lung
Health Insurance Daily (uk)
added Jun 5, 2018 16:11

Lung Cancer Rate Now Higher in Young Women Than Young Men

In a reversal of historical patterns, lung cancer is now more common among young U.S. women than men, a new study finds. The good news, researchers found, is that over the past two decades, lung cancer rates among 35- to 54-year-old Americans have droppe
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 24, 2018 15:31

Vast majority of heavy smokers not screened for lung cancer despite USPSTF recommendations

An analysis of 1,800 lung cancer screening sites nationwide found that only 1.9% of more than 7 million current and former heavy smokers were screened for lung cancer in 2016, despite United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) and ASCO screeni
Medical Xpress (
added May 18, 2018 15:24
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