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Pharmaceutical Companies to Pay $67 Million To Resolve False Claims Act Allegations Relating to Tarceva

Genentech and OSI Pharmaceuticals made misleading representations...of Tarceva to treat certain patients with non-small cell lung cancer...little evidence to show that Tarceva was effective ... unless they also had never smoked or
Ministry of Justice (nz)
added Jun 8, 2016 15:10

VIDEO: CVS Health Launches In-Store Fundraising Campaign in Support of American Lung Association’s LUNG FORCE Initiative to Increase Lung Cancer Awareness and Research

Celebrity LUNG FORCE partners Valerie Harper and Patti LaBelle urge customers to make a donation at CVS Pharmacy locations to fight the #1 cancer killer of women through June 11
PR Newswire
added May 16, 2016 17:39

Waterpipe smoking and cancer: systematic review and meta-analysis

support a positive association between waterpipe smoking and cancer risk. However, high-quality studies with standardised exposure measurements are needed to clarify the contribution of waterpipe smoking to chronic diseases. More investments in initiative
Tobacco Control
added May 11, 2016 00:14

Review: Jenny Diski’s ‘In Gratitude,’ an Uphill Life on and Off Cancer Road

Diski has two particularly unpleasant diseases, lung cancer and pulmonary fibrosis...wrote frequently about her long-term love affair with smoking. This topic is not discussed ...Yet there she is on this book’s cover, stylishly wielding a cigarette.
New York Times
added May 2, 2016 04:37

Drugs, drink, obesity, smoking and suicide: Why rural America's white women are now dying up to 48 percent faster than 25 years ago

And then there's smoking: lung cancer now kills more women than breast cancer, and the lead that American men once had on women in terms of smoking disappeared in the 1960s and '70s, as men quit the habit in droves.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 11, 2016 22:24

[UK] Johan Cruyff dies aged 68 after Holland and Barcelona legend loses cancer battle as tributes pour in for one of football's icons

Cruyff was a heavy smoker until undergoing major heart surgery in 1991 while manager of Barcelona...After that scare he observed: 'Football gave me everything in this life, tobacco almost took it all away.'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 29, 2016 19:35

[UK] Knowledge of genetic risk doesn't prompt behavior changes

Telling patients about their genetic risk for disease doesn’t usually lead to healthy behavior changes like eating better or exercising more, according to a new analysis of existing studies. Researchers selected 18 studies that tracked seven potential be
added Mar 23, 2016 15:01

Study finds racial differences in smoking patterns, screening

Holford found that while African Americans are less likely than whites to start smoking in their late teen years — when most smoking habits start — they are also less likely than whites to quit as they get older. In addition, African Americans who smoke
Yale News
added Mar 18, 2016 20:05

Lung Cancer Advocates from Every State Take to Capitol Hill to Fight for More Research Funding

the first ever LUNG FORCE Advocacy Day. Following recent advances in combating lung cancer, these lung cancer advocates are pushing for robust, sustained federal research funding increases that will result in additional early detection methods and better
PR Newswire
added Mar 16, 2016 19:30

Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer, 1975-2012, featuring the increasing incidence of liver cancer

Ongoing reductions in both the incidence and mortality of cancer overall, and specifically deaths from the most common cancers (female breast, prostate, lung, and colorectal cancers) in most racial and ethnic groups, represent continued progress in speci
Wiley Online Library
added Mar 10, 2016 15:57
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