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Technology may be key to help patients quit smoking

with one group receiving a brief counseling session at time of lung cancer screening, which is the standard intervention. In addition to counseling, the other group will receive NRT and "gain-framed" text messaging which emphasizes the benefits of quittin
EurekAlert
added Feb 16, 2018 22:00
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600 people diagnosed with cancer every year in Brunei: health minister

"Hence, chances of cancer can be reduced by avoiding risk factors and taking preventive measures such as stop smoking and avoiding exposure to second-hand smoke; maintaining a healthy weight from childhood and throughout life; ensuring that you take two
Xinhua Newswire
added Feb 5, 2018 16:25
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CT Scans Reduce Lung Cancer Deaths ... But Among Whom?

the question of who to screen is somewhat contentious, as two opposing articles in the Annals of Internal Medicine suggest...the benefit of saving one life in a higher-risk group is not the same as saving one life in a lower-risk group. It sounds cold, bu
MedPage Today
added Jan 10, 2018 18:28
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How air pollution causes lung cancer

Dr Latha Sharma, consultant pulmonologist states that risk factors like smoking can be avoided but the increasing air pollution is a cause of concern as it will increase the incidence further.
Asian Age (in)
added Dec 5, 2017 03:12
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Study calculates contribution of risk factors to cancer in the United States / Four in ten cancer cases & deaths linked to modifiable risk factors

A new American Cancer Society study calculates the contribution of several modifiable risk factors to cancer occurrence, expanding and clarifying the role of known risk factors...included in the analysis were: cigarette smoking; secondhand smoke; excess
EurekAlert
added Nov 22, 2017 02:25
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Lung cancer and smoking: It’s never too late to quit

IN Sarawak, lung cancer is our third most common cancer as statistics from the public Radiotherapy and Oncology Unit (RTU) at the Sarawak General Hospital (SGH) indicate it represents around 10 to 11 per cent of all new cancer cases in the state each yea
Borneo Post (my)
added Nov 18, 2017 22:05
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10 Frightening Lung-Cancer Statistics and 3 Top Companies Looking to Do Something About It

cancer immunotherapies, such as Merck's Keytruda...Another major cancer-immunotherapy player is Bristol-Myers Squibb with Opdivo and, to a lesser extent, Yervoy. ...A third company... is Swiss-based drug giant Roche
Motley Fool
added Nov 18, 2017 22:01
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[Florida] Does Smoking Play a Role in Mesothelioma Diagnosis?

smoking does play a role in the development of other asbestos-related diseases. In combination, smoking and asbestos exposure multiply the damage done to lung tissue. When it comes to lung cancer, it can be difficult to determine whether smoking or asbes
Asbestos.com
added Nov 15, 2017 22:38
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[Australia] 'Do You Smoke?': The Stark Question Lung Cancer Sufferers Face

It's a question addictions specialist Professor Nghi Phung, 49, used to ask her patients. Now she has lung cancer, she's asked the same thing by strangers. ..."I didn't feel at the age of 49 that I was old enough to have lung cancer and also being a non-s
Huffington Post (blog)
added Oct 27, 2017 17:05
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LUNG CANCER FROM ASBESTOS MAY BE COMPENSABLE

a cause of the vast majority of lung cancer cases is tobacco smoke. A small, albeit significant portion of lung cancer cases occur due to asbestos exposure. When a victim of lung cancer from asbestos files a lawsuit, companies and even former employers
Top Class Actions
added Oct 18, 2017 22:09
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