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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

VIDEO: TEDx: Wanda de Kanter en Pauline Dekker: replacement smokers

Smoking is an addiction, not a free choice. The only free choice is at your first cigarette and is mostly lit at puberty in a phase where the brain is not dealing well with free choice. Dekker says to the person in the coffin, 'You will not die in vain. '
You Tube
added Apr 13, 2013 16:12

Old Biomarker May Have New Role in Lung Ca

* Smokers with low bilirubin levels were at increased risk for lung cancer incidence and mortality compared with those who had the highest bilirubin levels, suggesting that serum bilirubin may be able to function as a potential biomarker for lung cancer
MedPage Today
added Apr 10, 2013 08:22

Smoking upon awakening raises cancer risk: 14 easy ways to cure tobacco cravings

Steven Branstetter, assistant professor of biobehavioral health at Penn State where the study was conducted explains smoking upon awakening is associated with higher levels of a particular carcinogen known as NNAL that is a metabolite of the tobacco-spec
added Mar 30, 2013 19:02

[India] NAIR: ‘Care’ and ‘cure’ for tobacco!

. Passive smoking is not just some “third person singular number” any more. It affects you, me and our family. We have to stop it before it kills us and maims our progeny. On October 2, 2008, the anti-smoking law came into effect in India. It prohibits s
The Hindu Online (in)
added Mar 10, 2013 13:07

New Lung Screen Criteria May Be More Sensitive

* Using different selection criteria for lung cancer screening may detect more disease than the currently recommended criteria. * Point out that the model used incorporated factors such as level of education, family history of lung cancer, and COPD stat
MedPage Today
added Feb 21, 2013 11:06

A smoking gun in lung cancer epigenetics

These results reveal a direct mechanism by which cigarette smoke-induced miRNA alterations promote lung carcinogenesis.
added Feb 16, 2013 16:48

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

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

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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