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ARCHIVE: Tobacco manufacturers' defence against plaintiffs' claims of cancer causation: throwing mud at the wall and hoping some of it will stick

The cigarette companies, through their public admissions and courtroom arguments, seem to be saying, “Yes, smoking causes lung cancer, but not in people who sue us”.
National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)
added Sep 13, 2014 05:54

[USA] 10% of cancer SURVIVORS are still smoking a decade later - averaging 15 cigarettes a day

9.3% of U.S. cancer survivors smoked 9 years after they were diagnosed Vast majority smoked an average of 15 cigarettes a day, report says Worst offenders were survivors of bladder cancer, with 17% still smoking 15% of lung cancer and 12% of ovarian canc
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 7, 2014 10:48

Lawmakers urge Medicare coverage for cancer test

More than 130 lawmakers are urging the Obama administration to expand coverage for a lung-cancer test under Medicare that could cost the program billons, calling the screening important for vulnerable seniors.
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 20, 2014 05:39

Lung Docs Stunned by Coverage Decision

Note that, despite the evidence of a mortality benefit in the pivotal National Lung Screening Trial, the Center for Medicare Services has elected not to cover low-dose CT screening for at-risk individuals. Be aware that a final determination will not be
MedPage Today
added Jun 5, 2014 15:26

Why Would An 18-Year-Old Who Never Smoked Get Lung Cancer? The Answer

identified amplification of RICTOR, a key component of the mTOR protein complex that regulates cell proliferation and cytoskeleton organization, as a new genomic alteration in an 18-year-old lung cancer patient who never smoked.
Science 2.0
added May 30, 2014 12:41

GRANDO: Connections of nicotine to cancer

The list of cancers reportedly connected to nicotine is expanding and presently includes small-cell and non-small-cell lung carcinomas, as well as head and neck, gastric, pancreatic, gallbladder, liver, colon, breast, cervical, urinary bladder and kidney
added May 16, 2014 10:19

National Coverage Analysis (NCA) for Lung Cancer Screening with Low Dose Computed Tomography (CAG-00439N)

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Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
added May 6, 2014 11:04

MEDCAC Meeting 4/30/2014 - Lung Cancer Screening with Low Dose Computed Tomography

CMS has accepted two formal complete requests to initiate a NCA on Lung Cancer Screening with Low Dose Computed Tomography (LDCT), which is recommended with a grade B by the USPSTF for certain persons at high risk for lung cancer based on age and smoking
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
added May 6, 2014 11:02

Panel Says No to Medicare Coverage for Lung Cancer Screening

The Medicare Evidence & Coverage Advisory Committee (MEDAC), composed mostly of clinicians, was asked to vote on a scale of 1 to 5 on whether they were confident that the benefits of such screening outweigh the harms in the Medicare population (persons o
Medical Tribune
added May 6, 2014 10:56

Community Centers Take Up Lung Screening Torch

Action Points Lung cancer screening programs at community hospitals have seen a dramatic rise over the past year, which may be key to uptake among at-risk individuals. Note that most of the growth appears to be in anticipation that Medicare and other pa
MedPage Today
added Apr 29, 2014 18:02
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