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Risk of Smoking-Related Deaths Among Women in United States Increased as Women Began to Smoke "Like Men"

A new study in The New England Journal of Medicine documents large, persistent increases in the risks of smoking-related deaths among female cigarette smokers in the United States during the 20th Century. In the U.S. starting in the 1950s, women began to
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids International
added Feb 14, 2013 20:02
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Study Links Segregation and Lung Cancer Deaths in Blacks

African-Americans who live in highly segregated counties are considerably more likely to die from lung cancer than those in counties that are less segregated, a new study has found.
New York Times
added Jan 17, 2013 07:07
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Legacy Supports American Cancer Society’s New Guidelines for Lung Cancer Screenings

By issuing these guidelines and endorsing responsible use of LDCT scans, these guidelines can positively impact many Americans who are at risk for lung cancer
American Legacy Foundation
added Jan 16, 2013 15:13
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[Ireland] Concern over number of women smoking

The Irish Cancer Society has said a third of Irish women now smoke and more women are dying from lung cancer than breast cancer. In a report published today, the society calls for action to tackle what it describes as a smoking epidemic among Irish wome
RTÉ Online [Radio Telefís Éireann] (ie)
added Jan 10, 2013 10:08
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Study probes why and how patients with lung cancer initially get diagnosed with the disease

UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers are looking into the widespread implementation of computed-tomography (CT) scanning for the early detection of lung cancer in a public heath setting, asking two key questions: Without screening, why and how do p
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Dec 23, 2012 22:56
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[UK] NATIONAL CHARITY CALLS FOR CONSISTENT CONSENT PROCESS FOR TRANSPLANT

The Cystic Fibrosis Trust is calling for greater consistency in the application of guidelines among transplant centres following the publication of Jennifer Wederell’s story on Facebook. All patients in need of a lung transplant should be given access to
Cystic Fibrosis Trust (uk)
added Dec 17, 2012 17:22
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[UK] Jennifer's Choice

Our aim is to make people aware of what a wonderful thing it is to help save someone’s life and give your healthy organs a second life.
Facebook
added Dec 17, 2012 17:18
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[Canada] EDITORIAL: Lung cancer poses a real threat to us all

for all we hear about Movember, we ought to know, and to remember, that November is also devoted to awareness of the biggest cancer killer of both men and women.
Vancouver (BC) Sun (ca)
added Dec 3, 2012 10:24
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New genes linked to lung cancer susceptibility in Asian women

An international group of scientists has identified three genetic regions that predispose Asian women who have never smoked to lung cancer. The finding provides further evidence that risk of lung cancer among never-smokers, especially Asian women, may be
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
added Nov 23, 2012 19:06
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[North Carolina] Op-ed: Zacharias - Tobacco steals joy, health

I begged my mother to quit smoking. Begged her. . . . . But I'm not angry, just terribly, terribly sad. . . . . Caring for a dying mother is hard, particularly so when one considers all the life missed out on, long before the illness struck.
Fayetteville (NC) Observer
added Nov 21, 2012 16:12
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