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[Maine] VIDEO: Diagnosis: Lung Cancer Part One

Deb decided to start her own foundation and in 2012, with some help from a few friends, Free ME From Lung Cancer was born. "I had to step up and do the fundraising and program development, but everything came along and we were successful over the last f
WABI-TV CBS 5 (Bangor, ME)
added Feb 28, 2018 17:20
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$19.5M Verdict Knocks R.J. Reynolds at Trial Over Its Part in Florida Pawn Broker's Lung Cancer Death

The award includes $4.5 million in compensatory damages to the widow and daughter of Frank Graffeo and a $15 million punitive verdict imposed against R.J. Reynolds for its role in a scheme to hide the dangers of cigarettes, which jurors concluded hooked
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Feb 23, 2018 18:51
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[Florida] $24 Million Awarded To Wife, Daughter Of Deceased Smoker ($$)

awarded a family of a deceased smoker $15 million in punitive damages in an Engle progeny suit bringing the total award to $24 million in a suit where they claimed that smoking was the cause of a man’s lung cancer and death (Rosemarie Graffeo v. R.J. Reyn
Lexis Nexis
added Feb 23, 2018 19:15
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[UK] Businesswoman, 55, who saw her GP 20 TIMES was only diagnosed with lung cancer after she threatened to COMPLAIN and then discovered her ribs had been eaten away like 'a caterpillar'

Now in remission five years later, Ms Cook, who believes her five-a-day 40-year smoking habit caused her illness, said: 'I never thought I'd be here today. Amazingly and against all the odds, here I am.'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 21, 2018 23:27
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Lung Cancer One of Many Reasons Not to Smoke

"It's hard to find a part of the body not affected by it," Foulds said in a college news release. Besides its link to lung cancer, smoking is also tied to heart attack, stroke, diabetes and other types of cancers, the news release noted. As for lung ca
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 18, 2018 20:12
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[UK] 'I don't want my children to be motherless': Non-smoker diagnosed with lung cancer at 37 admits she considered suicide - as she pleads for more funding for disease

Joanna Marshall, 40, from Scotland, has appealed for increased funding for lung cancer after battling the disease for three years, admitting she is terrified her two children could be left motherless
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 18, 2018 02:32
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Technology may be key to help patients quit smoking

with one group receiving a brief counseling session at time of lung cancer screening, which is the standard intervention. In addition to counseling, the other group will receive NRT and "gain-framed" text messaging which emphasizes the benefits of quittin
EurekAlert
added Feb 16, 2018 22:00
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[Florida] PHILIP MORRIS USA INC. and R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Appellants, v. ROBERT A. GORE, SR, Appellee (PDF)

To the extent the defendants now suggest on appeal that Dr. Proctor’s testimony went beyond a historical opinion and ventured into a scientific opinion (i.e., that adding ammonia to cigarettes increases their addictiveness), the defendants failed to p
Amazon CloudFront
added Feb 15, 2018 21:32
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[Florida] Fla. Appeals Court Affirms $2M Award For Smoker's Widower ($$)

affirmed a $2 million award to a man who sued tobacco companies R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris on behalf of his late wife who died of lung cancer, and allowed the widower to pursue punitive damages as well. A three-judge Fourth District panel rejected a
Law360
added Feb 15, 2018 21:21
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Estrogen Plays a Key Role in Lung Cancer Development

A link between hormones and smoking may provide insight as to why women are more likely to develop non–small cell lung cancer compared with men. Previous research shows that incidence rates of lung cancer are increasing among younger women in the United
CURE
added Feb 15, 2018 02:04
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