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Bristol-Myers Squibb: Advancing Research Across Thoracic Cancers with New Data at IASLC 18th World Conference on Lung Cancer

announced the presentation of 28 abstracts for Opdivo (nivolumab), alone and in combination with Yervoy (ipilimumab), targeted therapy or chemotherapy, at the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) 18th World Conference on Lung Can
Business Wire
added Sep 27, 2017 21:43
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New Path for Lung Cancer Treatment?

Targeting inflammation linked to fewer lung cancer deaths
MedPage Today
added Sep 20, 2017 03:38
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HIV sufferers who smoke are more likely to die from lung cancer than from HIV itself

Experts recommend doctors to focus on helping their patients stop smoking as a treatment option when dealing with HIV
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 19, 2017 14:09
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Risk of Lung Cancer Death by Smoking Status Among Patients with HIV

More than 40 percent of people living with HIV in the United States smoke cigarettes, more than double the prevalence in the general population. Among people living with HIV and undergoing antiretroviral therapy, smoking now reduces life expectancy more
JAMA/Archives Media Relations
added Sep 18, 2017 23:55
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Ohio Court To Define ‘Smoker,’ Medical Report Status In Asbestos-Lung Cancer Case ($$)

Supreme Court on Sept. 13 agreed to decide whether the state requires a medical expert to weigh in on whether a lung cancer plaintiff qualifies as a “smoker” or whether the law simply requires those already recognized as smokers to submit an opinion regar
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 14, 2017 15:47
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[UK] Cancer survivors who quit smoking sooner can live longer

Lung cancer survivors who quit smoking within a year of diagnosis will live for longer than those who continue to smoke, according to new research led by the Universities of Oxford and Birmingham.
University of Oxford (uk)
added Sep 14, 2017 14:31
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[UK] A restatement of the natural science evidence base concerning the health effects of low-level ionizing radiation

Radon in the home increases the risk of lung cancer, particularly for smokers. ... Compared with other common health risks (obesity, tobacco smoking, exposure to ambient particulate air pollution), the number of years of life lost owing to radiation expo
Proceedings of The Royal Society B (uk)
added Sep 14, 2017 14:13
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[UK] Lung cancer—moving in the right direction

SBRT, sometimes referred to as stereotactic ablative radiation therapy, is a focused way of delivering radiation in high-dose fractions. It can be preferred to surgery when patients have comorbidities or are considered too frail to undergo surgery. By co
The Lancet (uk)
added Aug 18, 2017 04:27
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[North Carolina] Gene mutations may play role in blacks' higher cancer death rates

Gene mutations may play a pivotal role in why African-Americans are more likely to die from smoking-related cancers than whites, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center researchers said Monday....Researchers found the black patients had an increased mutation
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 7, 2017 13:31
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ARCHIVE: PRASAD: Why cancer screening has never been shown to “save lives”—and what we can do about it

The claim that cancer screening saves lives is based on fewer deaths due to the target cancer. Vinay Prasad and colleagues argue that reductions in overall mortality should be the benchmark and call for higher standards of evidence for cancer screening
British Medical Journal
added Aug 5, 2017 22:51
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