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[Connecticut] Free lung cancer screening for veterans

Middlesex Hospital Cancer Center is offering a free screening to those who've served our country. You can't miss this welcome sign when you walk into Middlesex Hospital Cancer Center.
WTNH-DT Channel 8 (New Haven, CT)
added Nov 7, 2013 03:35

[UK-Northern Ireland] 900 lung cancer cases diagnosed in Northern Ireland annually

The agency estimates that smoking cigarettes is the single biggest factor in 90% of lung cancer cases. They also suggest that smoking one cigarette a day triples your risk of contracting the disease. Friday marks the start of lung cancer awareness month
BBC Online
added Nov 1, 2013 08:03

Outdoor air pollution a leading cause of cancer: WHO

"The air we breathe has become polluted with a mixture of cancer-causing substances," said Kurt Straif of the WHO's International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC). "We now know that outdoor air pollution is not only a major risk to health in general
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Oct 17, 2013 19:09

Gene Mutation May Help Predict Lung Cancer Survival in Nonsmokers

Researchers say they've identified a gene mutation that's associated with a higher risk of lung cancer in women who do not smoke, but a better chance of survival in female and male lung cancer patients.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 20, 2013 12:02

[UK] Lung diseases kill one in 10 Europeans, with greatest risk in Britain

A comprehensive study of mortality rates across the continent, carried out by the European Respiratory Society (ERS), concluded that respiratory diseases cost nearly a million lives and 400 billion euros every year. Conditions including lung cancer, chr
The Independent (uk)
added Sep 6, 2013 13:08

US Task Force Makes Recommendations for Lung Cancer Screening

Screening, however, is not a substitute for quitting smoking. The most effective way anyone can reduce their risk of lung cancer is to avoid tobacco. If you smoke and want help quitting, see the American Cancer Society Guide to Quitting Smoking or call u
American Cancer Society
added Aug 20, 2013 08:02

KRIS: VIDEO: Blame Smokers? Absolutely Not!

Only 16% of our patients today are current smokers. ... it is very important that people who have stopped smoking but develop lung cancer do not blame themselves, and that healthcare providers in particular and society in general do not blame them either.
Medical Tribune
added Aug 12, 2013 17:29

New Research Further Supports Cost-Effectiveness Of Lung Cancer Screenings Among High-Risk Populations

Cheryl G. Healton, DrPH, president and CEO of Legacy. "We need to move forward aggressively to ensure that high quality lung cancer screening for high risk populations is embedded into clinical guidelines and the public health infrastructure so that fewe
PR Newswire
added Aug 8, 2013 05:51

EDITORIAL: Mixed Blessings

Recommendations from both these groups come with uncertainties and unanswered questions. This will put the burden on patients, in consultation with their doctors, to decide whether to get early screening for various cancers and what to do based on the fi
New York Times
added Aug 5, 2013 08:49

[Minnesota] Secondhand smoke in bars, restaurants increases asthma, cancer risk

Taking exposure data from 65 restaurants and bars in Minnesota over an eight-month period in 2007, the researchers found that the lifetime excess risk of lung cancer death was 18 in a million for patrons visiting only nonsmoking sections and 80 in a mill
Medical Xpress (
added Aug 2, 2013 12:40
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