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Lung Cancer No. 1 Cancer Killer of Women in Wealthy Nations

reflecting changing smoking patterns among females worldwide, a new report shows. Legions of women began smoking four decades ago, and the dire consequences are just being seen now in wealthy countries, the researchers explained.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 6, 2015 15:54
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[Kentucky] Retired U.S. Sen. Wendell H. Ford dies at 90

In 1998, just before his retirement, Ford said, “I tried to stop smoking once or twice -- but not for very long. The only health problems I’ve ever had are two hernia surgeries and an aneurysm. I’m in good health, and I have no intention of stoppin
Owensboro (KY) Messenger Inquirer
added Jan 22, 2015 19:33
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Wendell H. Ford, Kentucky Governor and Senator, Dies at 90

Mr. Ford learned he had lung cancer in July, she said. In Washington, Mr. Ford was best known for his defense of the tobacco industry
New York Times
added Jan 22, 2015 13:50
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IARC: Most types of cancer not due to "bad luck"

nearly half of all cancer cases worldwide can be prevented. This is supported in practice by rigorous scientific evidence ... Notable examples include drops in rates of lung cancer and other tobacco-related cancers after reductions in smoking
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Jan 16, 2015 10:43
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Global survey of more than 10,000 adults highlights misperceptions about lung cancer, a disease that kills 1.59 million people annually-

"Any One Any Lung" survey shows nearly six in 10 adults are unaware that lung cancer is responsible for most cancer-related deaths worldwide...smoking is the main cause of lung cancer, approximately 10 to 15 percent of people with the disease have never s
PR Newswire
added Nov 19, 2014 15:23
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New blood test can detect lung cancer

FRENCH cancer researchers say they have discovered a way to detect lung cancer through a simple blood test. The team, lead by Prof Paul Hofman at Nice CHU and the Inserm research centre at Nice Sophia-Antipolis university, say the “world first” test hig
The Connexion (fr)
added Nov 4, 2014 08:10
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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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