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Suicide Risk Quadruples After Lung Cancer Diagnosis

Second, lung cancer is a disease that many believe is the result of smoking, so there is a tremendous amount of guilt. Third, many lung cancer patients have other significant medical issues due to smoking, such as heart disease. So they feel overwhelmed
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 24, 2017 03:12
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[Canada] PREVENTION AS A CURE

The dramatic plunge in smoking rates since the 1960s has saved 800,000 lives in the United States alone and accounts for most of the recent drop in cancer mortality, a 2012 American study concluded. If any basic science or drug discovery had made even c
National Post (ca)
added May 24, 2017 02:30
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Cigarette Filter Ventilation and its Relationship to Increasing Rates of Lung Adenocarcinoma

Thus, the FDA should consider regulating its use, up to and including a ban. Herein, we propose a research agenda to support such an effort.
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added May 24, 2017 03:11
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Cigarette filters may increase lung cancer risk

In a review of research on changes in lung cancer rates, and changes in the types of lung cancer that are most common, the study authors argue that tiny ventilation holes in virtually all cigarettes sold today are creating a new health risk.
Reuters
added May 23, 2017 12:34
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[Florida] Philip Morris Smacked with $1.3M Punitive Award, $2.4M Total, for Cancer That Cost Smoker Her Lung

capping a $2.4 million total award to a Cuban immigrant who lost a lung after smoking the company’s cigarettes for more than a decade. Martin v. Philip Morris, 07-CA-34267.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 23, 2017 00:03
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Cigarette Filter Ventilation and its Relationship to Increasing Rates of Lung Adenocarcinoma [FREE FULL TEXT]

While there may be other cigarette design features that have contributed to the risk of smoking and the rise of adenocarcinomas compared...it is our belief...filter ventilation has contributed to at least some of the increased risk.
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added May 22, 2017 11:51
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[UK] 'Low tar' or 'light' cigarettes are 'MORE' likely to give smokers lung cancer

Experts investigated why rates of adenocarcinoma, a tumour that grows deep in the lungs, had gone up in recent years while cases of other lung cancers had dropped as more people gave up smoking. They found a link to cigarettes with tiny ventilation hol
The Mirror (uk)
added May 22, 2017 11:48
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[Florida] Smoker Who Lost Lung Wins $1.1M Verdict, Plus Possible Punitives, in Trial Against Philip Morris

A Cuban immigrant who lost a lung and suffers from emphysema won a $1.1 million verdict, plus possible punitive damages... Martin v. Philip Morris... jury in Dade County needed just two-and-a-half hours to find Philip Morris liable for hooking Martin to c
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 18, 2017 01:27
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[Florida] Cigarette Addiction Drove Trucker to Cancer Death, Atty Says as Trial Opens Against RJR

Attorneys Friday debated what drove a Florida trucker to smoke up to four packs of cigarettes a day for more than 40 years, as trial over his cancer death opened against R.J. Reynolds. Olson v. R.J Reynolds, 2008-CA-000396.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 17, 2017 16:07
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Secondhand smoke cost nonsmokers over 323 bil. yen in medical bills in FY2014: research

As a result, the estimated number of those who would develop lung cancer due to secondhand smoke stood at around 11,400, and they would have to pay an extra 33.5 billion yen in medical bills. In addition, an estimated 101,400 people would develop ischemi
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added May 16, 2017 13:57
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