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[India] First superstar of Hindi cinema is no more

Rajesh Khanna, the man hailed as the first superstar of Hindi cinema, passed away at his Bandra residence on Wednesday afternoon. He was 69. . . . Kaka, as he was fondly called, was battling lung cancer for long now.
Mumbai Mirror (in)
added Aug 6, 2012 14:55

[UK] Cumbrian campaign diagnoses 46 with lung cancer

A lung cancer awareness campaign has seen almost 50 Cumbrians who were unaware they were living with the illness diagnosed.
News & Star (uk)
added Jul 25, 2012 09:39

CT Scans are a Critical Tool for Early Detection

An analysis just released in the Journal of American Medical Association (JAMA), recommends new screening guidelines . . . While a step forward, the guidelines could negatively impact all those above and below the age parameters - especially those with
American Legacy Foundation
added Jul 16, 2012 11:59

Heavy smokers should get annual CT screening, thoracic surgeons say

The scans have been shown to reduce lung cancer deaths by 20%. Concern about false positives, cost and insurance coverage hinder implementation of the recommendations.
American Medical News
added Jul 11, 2012 13:24

New Guidelines Expand Recommended Use of CT for Lung Cancer Screening

A lung screening and surveillance task force, established by the American Association for Thoracic Surgery (AATS), is strongly recommending new guidelines for lung cancer screening.
P\S\L Group (ca)
added Jun 27, 2012 14:29

Increasing Lung Cancer Death Rates Among Young Women in Southern and Midwestern States

The unfavorable lung cancer trend in white women born after circa 1950 in southern and midwestern states underscores the need for additional interventions to promote smoking cessation in these high-risk populations, which could lead to more favorable futu
Journal of Clinical Oncology
added Jun 26, 2012 15:38

Vitals - Donna Summer: One of thousands of nonsmokers killed annually by lung cancer

added May 19, 2012 18:26

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
added Nov 22, 2017 02:25

[UK] Has the smoking ban had an effect on deaths from lung cancer dropping? - Saturday Briefing

THE figures suggest it has indeed had a beneficial effect. The ban was introduced in 2007 when the rate of lung cancer deaths in the UK was 66.2 per 100,000 deaths. In 2014, that figure was down to 61.4 per 100,000. Curiously, the decrease has been much
The [London, UK] Express
added Nov 6, 2017 15:43

[UK] Lung cancer deaths will be slashed in half thanks to new NHS drug therapy

Pembrolizumab is the first immunotherapy drug to be used to treat lung cancer / It is being used as therapy to treat early-stage non-small cell lung cancer
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 30, 2017 14:20
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