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People at High Risk for Lung Cancer Can Reduce Their Risk of Mortality by 20 Percent with Lung Screening

The National Cancer Institute has concluded that having a low-dose CT chest scan for patients at high risk for developing lung cancer can reduce their risk of mortality by 20 percent. Porter Adventist's Healthy Lung Screening Program offers free screening
PR Newswire
added Nov 14, 2017 03:07

[Maryland] Hometown Hero: Sheila Ross of Eastport — A lung cancer survivor who became a leading lung cancer advocate

retired in January and is preparing to write a book...“The Politics of Lung Cancer.”...Ross was involved in a filing an amicus brief in the U.S. Justice Department lawsuit against the big tobacco companies...
Baltimore (MD) Sun
added Nov 15, 2017 15:15

[USA] Lung cancer increasingly affects non-smokers, but stigma in Canada persists

The increase was seen across age, sex and ethnicity, leading researchers to conclude that the actual incidence in lung cancer among non-smokers has jumped. In Canada, doctors have noticed a similar trend. Dr. Rosalyn Juergens, chair of the Lung Cancer Dis
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Nov 14, 2017 03:02
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[Ohio] Lung cancer awareness the focus of upcoming Springfield dinner program

Tying in with Lung Cancer Awareness Month, the Mercy Health Springfield Regional Cancer Center will “Shine a Light on Lung Cancer” with a free dinner and discussion event, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Cancer Center, 148 W. North St.
Springfield (OH) News-Sun
added Nov 12, 2017 20:48
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[Europe] Huge inequality in access to cancer care across EU

A harmonised approach is required to tackle lung cancer, according to experts.... also stresses the importance of smoke-free policies in bars for the health of customers and workers, and points out that smoking bans in Ireland and Scotland have improved
added Nov 18, 2017 03:06
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GSK Consumer Healthcare and CVS Health Partner to Support the American Lung Association During Lung Cancer Awareness Month

Throughout November, purchases of Nicorette® and NicoDerm® CQ® at CVS Pharmacy will benefit American Lung Association's LUNG FORCE and the fight against lung cancer
PR Newswire
added Nov 7, 2017 22:19

[Italy] Measurements of electronic cigarette-generated particles for the evaluation of lung cancer risk of active and passive users [FREE FULL TEXT]

leading to the conclusion that electronic cigarettes are safer than traditional cigarettes, under the conditions described in this paper, while the variability in exposure and risk estimates due to the use of electronic cigarettes and liquids different th
Journal of Aerosol Science
added Nov 7, 2017 19:38

[Texas] GONZALEZ: Quit smoking for better health — November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month

Quitting smoking is not easy due to the highly addictive nicotine found in cigarettes but a healthcare professional can help connect you to resources to help you quit, which could save your life.
Mcallen (TX) Monitor
added Nov 7, 2017 03:52

Lung cancer can be sneaky

Interestingly enough, lung cancer is a disease that we know the biggest risk for: smoking. While other risk factors, such as radon and asbestos exposure, also increase your risk of developing lung cancer, smoking causes 80 to 90 percent of lung cancer ca
added Nov 6, 2017 16:24

[UK] Has the smoking ban had an effect on deaths from lung cancer dropping? - Saturday Briefing

THE figures suggest it has indeed had a beneficial effect. The ban was introduced in 2007 when the rate of lung cancer deaths in the UK was 66.2 per 100,000 deaths. In 2014, that figure was down to 61.4 per 100,000. Curiously, the decrease has been much
The [London, UK] Express
added Nov 6, 2017 15:43
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