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Lung Cancer Screening's Downside Not Discussed Enough

Those risks include a high rate of false positives, which can lead to unnecessary follow-up procedures. And in some cases, screening can reveal lung cancer that, left untreated, would not have affected patients in their lifetime, the study authors said.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 15, 2018 17:08
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[UK] Lung cancer warning - why you should never ignore this symptom on your skin

Lung cancer is one of the most common types of cancer in the UK...Almost 45,000 people are diagnosed with lung cancer in the UK every year....But as it develops, it could lead to a number of tell-tale signs, including jaundice - where the skin turns a yel
Daily Express (uk)
added Aug 10, 2018 14:51
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Red Sox analyst Remy again diagnosed with cancer

Remy, 65, was first diagnosed with lung cancer in 2008, which he attributed to years of smoking cigarettes. Remy suffered a relapse in 2013 and again before spring training in 2017 before having yet another recurrence that July that led to him having sur
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 8, 2018 01:18
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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
Reuters
added Jun 21, 2018 14:26
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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
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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 (PhysOrg.com)
added May 18, 2018 15:24
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Lung Cancer Screening Rates Disappoint

But the first analysis of screening rates since those recommendations were issued shows they're having a very limited effect, Pham said at a press briefing prior to the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) annual meeting, where the study will be
MedPage Today
added May 18, 2018 15:15
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[UK] Are YOU at risk of lung cancer? This online calculator reveals how likely you are to get the killer disease in the next 6 or 16 years

scientists have now developed a new online tool that can calculate your risk of developing lung cancer. The handy calculator, which tests have shown is nearly 90 per cent accurate, has been branded a 'great idea' by charities. It has been hailed as th
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 4, 2018 21:23
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Utah ranks among U.S. states with highest rates of lung cancer caused by air pollution, report says

Though the absolute number of cases was relatively low, it represents a sizable portion of all lung cancers that occur in Utah, where the most common cause of lung cancer — smoking — isn’t particularly prevalent.
Salt Lake Tribune
added Apr 17, 2018 19:03
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Lung Cancer Death Declines Among Women Show Regional Differences

mortality reductions have lagged in areas where smoking rates have remained high...identified central Appalachia and specific parts of the Midwest as lung cancer "hot spots" that could most benefit from targeted tobacco-control programs. It is no coincid
MedPage Today
added Mar 31, 2018 14:18
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