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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
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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
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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
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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
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[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 (PhysOrg.com)
added Aug 2, 2013 12:40
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USPSTF: Screen High-Risk Smokers for Lung Cancer

* Annual low-dose CT lung cancer screening got the thumbs-up from the USPSTF for adults ages 55 through 79 who have a 30 pack-year history of smoking or who have quit in the past 15 years. * Point out that under the Affordable Care Act, insurance compan
MedPage Today
added Jul 30, 2013 11:30
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Lung Cancer Alliance Announces $10.5 Million In Additional Federal Funding For Lung Cancer Research Has Cleared An Important Legislative Hurdle

an additional $10.5 million for lung cancer research has been included in the House Appropriations FY2014 Department of Defense (DOD) funding bill. This is the same House Appropriations Committee that in FY2009, at the request of Lung Cancer Alliance, es
PR Newswire
added Jun 17, 2013 14:41
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[Delaware] No smoking gun in cancer cluster study

Officials found more indoor than outdoor pollutants ... Smoking was also blamed for poor indoor air quality, Knearl said.
Cape Gazette Newspaper (Lewes, DE)
added May 14, 2013 12:55
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New Lung Cancer Guidelines Recommends Offering Screening To High-Risk Individuals

American College of Chest Physicians Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guidelines, recommends offering low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) scanning for lung cancer screening to people with a significant risk of lung cancer due to age and smoking history.
PR Newswire
added May 8, 2013 14:04
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Blood test could identify smokers most at risk of cancer

Some smokers have a low level of a DNA repair enzyme, which puts them at high risk of lung cancer. Although smoking is the major risk factor for developing lung cancer, only ten per cent of heavy smokers actually get cancer, suggesting that other factors
NewsFix (ca)
added May 8, 2013 13:57
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