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What Causes Lung Cancer in Non-Smokers?

While smoking is known to be the most prominent risk factor for lung cancer, people that do not have a history of smoking can still be affected by the disease. There are several other causes of lung cancer than can increase an individual’s risk of lung ca
News-Medical.net
added Jan 15, 2016 01:48
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[California] LETTER: Back anti-smoking efforts

My compliments to The Desert Sun and Barrett Newkirk for the front page article ... My late wife, a smoker for many years, contracted lung cancer in mid-1994 and passed away in September 1998. In conjunction with the American Cancer Society, I have waged
Palm Springs (CA) Desert Sun
added Jan 15, 2016 01:47
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[New York] Lung cancer isn't limited to smokers

Former Chief Judge Judith Kaye's death from lung cancer Thursday highlights a key misconception... Radon gas, air pollution, secondhand smoke and cancer-causing materials in some workplaces are also known causes. Older non-smokers are at higher risk than
Albany (NY) Times-Union
added Jan 9, 2016 11:39
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Cancer Rates Dropping in Rich Countries, Rising in Poorer Ones: Study

"But what's interesting is that in low- and middle-income countries, we are starting to see rising rates of the same cancers that have been common in high-income countries because of the uptake of Western lifestyles, like smoking and excess body weight,"
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 15, 2015 16:26
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FDA approves Portrazza to treat advanced squamous non-small cell lung cancer

approved Portrazza (necitumumab) in combination with two forms of chemotherapy to treat patients with advanced (metastatic) squamous non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) who have not previously received medication specifically for treating their advanced lu
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Nov 24, 2015 21:35
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SIEGEL: American Lung Association and CVS Campaign Downplays the Importance of Smoking in Preventing Lung Cancer

a campaign called "Lung Force." The campaign features a video ad with the theme of "Anyone Can Get Lung Cancer." Although the ad cites the fact that lung cancer incidence among women has increased over the past decades and mentions radon and air pollutio
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Nov 10, 2015 16:31
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GOP Candidates Get Personal on Addiction Struggles

Chris Christie...told a story of his late mother’s smoking addiction. "We know the lung cancer was caused by the smoking," Christie said. "But no one came to me and said, 'Hey, listen, your mother was dumb. She started smoking when she was 16. Then after
ABC News
added Nov 7, 2015 02:47
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[Asia, India] Global Cancer Diagnostics Grants International License for The Lung Cancer Test™ to Hemogenomics Pharma Ltd.

This agreement enables Hemogenomics to sell The Lung Cancer Test kits to medical laboratories in India. This partnership will continue GCDx's expansion. The Lung Cancer Test™ was introduced in late 2014.
PR Newswire
added Nov 4, 2015 22:53
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[Asia] Indian 'cigarette snatcher' dies of lung cancer in Dubai

Abraham Samuel, 53, popularly known as 'cigarette snatcher' died on Sunday evening...An Indian cancer patient, who campaigned against smoking in unusual ways such as confronting strangers in public places and pleading with them to quit smoking, succumbed
DNA India (in)
added Oct 17, 2015 13:01
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, India] Why Trans-Pacific pact is worrying health activists

tobacco has been carved out of this deal; but that is a disservice to health, as it makes other aspects of health vulnerable for companies to exploit, said Menghaney. Health is not just about tobacco, there are medicines for lung cancer, for example, that
Business Line (The Hindu)
added Oct 6, 2015 17:34
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