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Women Catch Up With Men On Smoking Death Risks

A new study suggests there has been a sharp rise in the number of smoking-related illnesses among the female population.
Radio Free Europe
added Jan 25, 2013 12:25

Smoking Cessation More Successful for Cancer Patients Who Quit Before Surgery, Moffitt Cancer Center Researchers Say

Lung and head and neck cancer patients who smoked before surgery are more likely to relapse than those who had quit before surgery, Moffitt Cancer Center researchers say. They found that smoking-relapse prevention interventions are needed immediately afte
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute
added Jan 23, 2013 03:38

U.S. Lung Cancer Deaths Highest for Blacks in Segregated Areas: Study

The lung cancer death rates between 2003 and 2007 were about 59 percent for blacks and 52 percent for whites per 100,000 people, according to Dr. Awori Hayanga, of the University of Washington, Seattle, and colleagues.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 17, 2013 10:02

[UK] Cancer Death of Patient Given Smoker's Lung Reveals 40% of Transplanted Lungs Come From Smokers

The family of a UK cystic fibrosis patient who died of cancer after she was given a smoker's lung during a transplant operation is speaking out about her death for the first time.
Medical Daily
added Dec 17, 2012 18:31

Lung Cancer And African Americans: Know The Facts

Fortunately, there is also some good news: because of changes in smoking patterns, the rate of lung cancer has been declining among African American men since the mid-1980s and has been stable among African American women since 1990.
PR Newswire
added Dec 4, 2012 07:14

[UK-Northern Ireland] 39% of lung donations from smokers

More than one in three lung transplants in the last three years have been from donors who smoked, Health Minister Earl Howe has disclosed. In a written reply, Lord Howe said that between April 2009 and 2012, 39% of lung transplants were from donors "wi
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 23, 2012 18:20

Cancers cost UK economy £15.8bn

Lung cancer costs the UK economy £2.4bn each year, higher than any other form of cancer, new research shows. An Oxford University study presented at the National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) found that the total annual cost of all cancers to the UK
National Health Executive (NHE) (uk)
added Nov 8, 2012 09:36

[Canada] Lung screening a boon for smokers

Healthcare Centre's new Lung Cancer Screening Program is to provide early detection, and improved treatment outcomes, for people who are at increased risk of lung cancer. As described by Dr. Dennis Janzen: "early detection of lung cancer can have a major
Vancouver (BC) Sun (ca)
added Nov 4, 2012 12:26

Stigma of ‘Smokers’ Disease’ Stifles Fight Against No. 1 Killer, Lung Cancer

Yet while lung cancer remains largely a death sentence — just 15.9 percent of those diagnosed are alive five years later — the federal government funds far less research on the disease than on other common cancers. The discrepancy is starkest when death
added Nov 1, 2012 13:36

Cancer Now Leading Cause of Death in US Hispanics

Cancer has surpassed heart disease as the leading cause of death in the US Hispanic population, according to recent reports from the American Cancer Society.
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added Oct 19, 2012 15:24
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