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Lung cancer's long hibernation may be its weak spot

sit dormant in a person's lungs for decades, waiting to diversify and spread. The discovery sounds scary but could actually be key to reducing the disease's devastating toll, raising the possibility of early detection, screening and maybe even preventativ
New Scientist
added Oct 10, 2014 10:48

Lung Cancer May Lie Dormant for 2 Decades

This dormancy can end when new, additional genetic mistakes occur and trigger rapid cancer growth, the researchers said. During this sudden growth, different genetic errors appear in separate parts of the tumor. Each of these areas evolves differently, a
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 9, 2014 15:56

The mediation of social influences on smoking cessation and awareness of the early signs of lung cancer

Conclusions: We suggest that future smoking cessation and lung cancer awareness campaigns could usefully capitalise on the influence of close social networks, and would benefit from taking a 'softer'approach.
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Oct 7, 2014 13:52
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Atul Gawande: "Being Mortal: Medicine And What Matters In The End"

stage four lung cancer...The other half was also given time with palliative specialists to have conversations about what their aims and goals were. That group...had less suffering at the end of life....They also lived 25 percent longer.
The Diane Rehm Show (WAMU 88.5)
added Oct 7, 2014 10:48

[Florida] Engle Progeny Review for the Week of September 29

Proctor...walked jurors through the history of tobacco manufacturing and marketing. Proctor detailed jurors of tobacco leaders’ decision in the 1960s to conceal the dangers of smoking while continuing to market their product. Proctor also described the t
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 4, 2014 10:43

Amal Alamuddin quit smoking for George Clooney.

reportedly went "cold turkey" after she started dating ... George previously admitted he is "a big non-smoker."... I had 10 great aunts and uncles on my father's side, and six of them died of lung cancer. Rosemary [Clooney's aunt] died of lung cancer, too (TVNZ)
added Oct 2, 2014 01:35

[Florida] Pathologist In Engle Suit Says Medical Evidence Is Sufficient to Show Smoker Died From Lung Cancer

Barbara Lourie’s “heavy history of smoking” likely caused her fatal lung cancer, a pathologist and cancer specialist testified yesterday in James Lourie’s Engle progeny tobacco suit. James Lourie v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 2, 2014 15:13

LETTERS: Screening Smokers for Lung Cancer

reducing the number of lung cancer deaths by 20 percent may be significant, but we already know how to reduce the number of lung cancer deaths by 90 percent — regulate cigarettes out of existence. All the steps required have been mapped out by the Centers
New York Times
added Sep 30, 2014 05:40

[Florida] Opening Statement of the Week: Stephen Kaczynski in Bryant v. R.J. Reynolds

Stephen Kaczynski tells jurors “When you leave the courthouse after rendering a verdict… you still won’t know what (Howard Bryant’s cancer) cell type was!” as he emphasizes the lack of key medical evidence in Bryant v. R.J. Reynolds.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 2, 2014 15:16

Call Widens for Medicare CT Lung Cancer Screening Coverage

More than 60 patient advocacy and medical organizations have joined a coalition headed by the Lung Cancer Alliance, the American College of Radiology and The Society of Thoracic Surgeons, in urging Medicare to cover low dose computed tomography (LDCT) scr
PR Newswire
added Sep 30, 2014 05:21
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