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Y men are more likely to get cancer than women

Aside from the well-known dramatic increase it causes in the risk of lung cancer, smoking has now been found to obliterate a chromosome in blood cells that could offer vital protection against cancer growth elsewhere in the body.
New Scientist
added Dec 5, 2014 10:55

Why Smoking Causes Cancer In More Men Than Women

Men who smoke may be at greater risk for lung cancer than their female counterparts, according to a new study in the journal Science. That might be because smoking reduces the number of Y chromosomes in blood cells. Previous research has shown that when
TIME Magazine
added Dec 4, 2014 21:18

[UK] New test could give early warning of lung cancer

Patients with lung tumours were found to have subtle abnormalities in the cells of their mouth, lungs and nose
The Independent (uk)
added Dec 3, 2014 21:50
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Indoor pollution a bigger threat in winter

Modern, well-built homes are more air tight than they once were. While that helps keep energy costs down, an air tight dwelling keeps pollutants like mold, dust and tobacco smoke inside. The more time you spend indoors, the more exposure you have.
Consumer Affairs
added Dec 3, 2014 20:56

[Louisiana] Lung cancer not just a ‘smoker’s disease’

Local family promotes lung cancer awareness after non-smoking son diagnosed with stage four cancer... The two federal agencies providing most of the research money fund breast cancer research at a rate of $26,398 per death while spending $1,442 per lung
Monroe (LA) News-Star
added Dec 4, 2014 20:11

Only 1% of Women Know This About Lung Cancer

only 1% identified lung cancer as a “top-of-mind” cancer affecting women. The fact is, lung cancer is the number one cancer killer of women (and men, too). While new cases of lung cancer have dropped by 35% in men over the past 35 years, they’ve doubled
added Dec 2, 2014 06:31

Lung Cancer and African Americans: Questions and Answers

Christopher S. Lathan, M.D., Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, treats patients with the disease and discusses lung cancer among African Americans. Does lung cancer affect African American men more than other groups? Of all ethnic/racial and gender groups in
PR Newswire
added Nov 28, 2014 12:13

Asbestos, Smoking and Lung Cancer: Valuing the Venue and Verdict

interested parties may seek to lobby their respective legislatures to rethink the application of negligence, strict liability and apportionment of damages in the limited context of smoking lung cancer asbestos claims, or permitting evidence of contributor
added Dec 1, 2014 17:37

[Illinois] RSNA Looks Back at 100 Years Published: Nov 25, 2014 By Crystal Phend, Senior Staff Writer, MedPage Today save|AA CHICAGO -- History will be in focus, along with the future of lung cancer screening, as the Radiological Society of North America's centenn

History will be in focus, along with the future of lung cancer screening, as the Radiological Society of North America's centennial annual meeting kicks off here this weekend.
MedPage Today
added Nov 30, 2014 15:28

[Florida] Fort Lauderdale Law Firm Wins $4 Million Verdict Against 3 Cigarette Companies

jury found that Nicholas Perrotto was addicted to cigarette smoking and that smoking cigarettes manufactured by the companies were the legal cause of Perrotto's lung cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD.
added Nov 26, 2014 17:07
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