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[Netherlands] Smokers bring case against the tobacco industry / Attempted murder, manslaughter, grievous bodily harm and falsification of documents

filed charges with the Dutch Public Prosecutor’s Office... The tobacco manufacturers are accused of attempted murder and manslaughter and/or premeditated attempts to cause grievous bodily harm and/or premeditated attempts to cause damage to health.
Stichting Rookpreventie Jeugd [Youth Smoking Prevention) (nl)
added Nov 3, 2017 18:01
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Chest Docs Balance Risks-Benefits of Lung Cancer Screening

Proposed guidelines for lung cancer screening are an attempt to balance the balance of benefit and harms associated with low-dose computed tomography (LDCT), experts said here.
MedPage Today
added Nov 3, 2017 17:51
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Shared Decision-Making Strategies for Lung Ca Screening Get High Marks

Two different strategies for conveying the risks and benefits of lung cancer screening to patients -- one physician-led and the other web-based -- proved equally helpful in terms of patient satisfaction and knowledge retention in a study reported here. Fi
MedPage Today
added Nov 3, 2017 17:50
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New Study from American Lung Association's LUNG FORCE Reveals Low Awareness of Lifesaving Lung Cancer Screening Among Those at Greatest Risk

"Saved By The Scan" is the first national public service advertising (PSA) campaign that educates Americans on the benefits of early detection through lung cancer screening and encourages high-risk individuals to take an online lung cancer screening elig
PR Newswire
added Nov 3, 2017 02:28
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[UK-Scotland] Cancer Mortality in Scotland (2016) (PDF)

Lung cancer is the most common cause of death from cancer in Scotland (4,035 deaths). A quarter of all deaths from cancer in Scotland are attributed to lung cancer. The number of deaths due to lung cancer is more than double that of colorectal cancer, the
Scottish Health Statistics / ISD Scotland
added Nov 1, 2017 15:48
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[UK-Scotland] Scottish cancer death rates 61% higher among poor

NHS Scotland found living in a poor area affected your chance of survival...the lung cancer death rate for men had dropped by 23%, compared with 6% for women, reflecting "historical trends in the prevalence of smoking".
BBC Online
added Nov 1, 2017 15:44
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Lung cancer doesn’t only affect men or heavy smokers

When 58-year-old Sim Siew Hong tells someone she has Stage 4 lung cancer, she is invariably asked if she smokes a lot. Unlike her husband, a heavy smoker who easily goes through a packet of cigarettes a day, Mdm Sim said she used to light up only once ev
Malay Mail (my)
added Oct 29, 2017 16:51
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Three new lung cancer genetic biomarkers identified

SNPs (single-nucleotide polymorphisms) are variations in our DNA that determine our susceptibility to developing some diseases. Using the largest genome-wide SNP-smoking interaction analysis reported for lung cancer, a research team has identified three n
ScienceDaily
added Oct 30, 2017 14:44
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[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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HILDEBRAND: One of Australia’s top doctors in cancer fight

“For people who don’t know me, say at the hospital counter where I come in not as a doctor but as a patient, I’ll say I’ve got lung cancer and I feel like I have to actually follow by saying I’ve never smoked,” she tells me. And yes, she’s still alive. “
News Interactive Network/News Limited/News.com (au)
added Oct 27, 2017 22:09
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