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Adult Mortality Rate Highest In Tobacco-Friendly Southern States: Is Smoking To Blame?

adults in central southern states, which are notoriously tobacco-friendly, die more frequently than those in other states. A new study from Brown University suggests the shift in higher mortality rates to Alabama, Kentucky, Mississippi, and Tennessee may
Medical Daily
added Dec 28, 2013 01:27

[UK] Reduction in lung cancer deaths is lagging behind that in other common cancers

The proportion of UK people with diagnosed breast, prostate, or colorectal cancer who die from their cancer will have fallen by 44% by 2020, from the 1992 figure, while deaths from lung cancer will have fallen by only 16%, shows a new analysis by the cha
British Medical Journal
added Dec 9, 2013 20:14

LETTER: BRODEUR: Asbestos and Cigarettes

Mr. Nocera makes light of a claimant’s assertion that she was subjected to asbestos exposure because she lived in a house with relatives who worked with asbestos, but numerous studies link household exposure (often called “bystander exposure”) with asbes
New York Times
added Dec 6, 2013 23:05

[Europe, UK] Thorax roundtable 2013

the EUROCARE Working Group published results of cancer survival identifying the UK among the countries with the lowest survival rates for lung cancer ... Thorax recently hosted a multi-disciplinary round-table discussion. The meeting looked into recent ou
Thorax (British Thoracic Society)
added Nov 26, 2013 22:57

[Canada] Lung cancer top killer, but research dollars and donor support poor: oncologist

Lung cancer kills more Canadians each year than any other malignancy, but the disease receives a disproportionate amount of research and donation dollars compared with far less deadly cancers, says a national advocacy organization. Lung Cancer Canada s
Canadian Press
added Nov 15, 2013 17:33

New Immunotherapy Could Be 'Game Changer' in NSCLC

Medical Tribune
added Nov 10, 2013 18:39

[Connecticut] Free lung cancer screening for veterans

Middlesex Hospital Cancer Center is offering a free screening to those who've served our country. You can't miss this welcome sign when you walk into Middlesex Hospital Cancer Center.
WTNH-DT Channel 8 (New Haven, CT)
added Nov 7, 2013 03:35

[UK-Northern Ireland] 900 lung cancer cases diagnosed in Northern Ireland annually

The agency estimates that smoking cigarettes is the single biggest factor in 90% of lung cancer cases. They also suggest that smoking one cigarette a day triples your risk of contracting the disease. Friday marks the start of lung cancer awareness month
BBC Online
added Nov 1, 2013 08:03

Outdoor air pollution a leading cause of cancer: WHO

"The air we breathe has become polluted with a mixture of cancer-causing substances," said Kurt Straif of the WHO's International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC). "We now know that outdoor air pollution is not only a major risk to health in general
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Oct 17, 2013 19:09

Gene Mutation May Help Predict Lung Cancer Survival in Nonsmokers

Researchers say they've identified a gene mutation that's associated with a higher risk of lung cancer in women who do not smoke, but a better chance of survival in female and male lung cancer patients.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 20, 2013 12:02
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