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Martin Pion / Florissant, Missouri

Pion, Martin 81, March 27, 2018. Memorial visitation Thursday, March 29, 4-7 p.m. at HUTCHENS Mortuary, 675 Graham Rd, Florissant. www.hutchensfuneralhomes.com
Legacy.com
added Mar 31, 2018 14:27
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[Missouri] LETTER: Campaigner for clean indoor air will be missed

Martin Pion was not just a good friend to me; he was a good friend to most of the people in the St. Louis area. Martin, who had lost a sister to lung cancer, tirelessly worked to reduce the impact...he had Stage 4 lung cancer...He never smoked. He will
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Mar 31, 2018 00:40
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More Women Die of Lung Cancer in 2 U.S. 'Hot Spots'

The first cluster or "hot spot" comprises 669 counties in Appalachia and the Midwest, and the second is 81 counties in the northern Midwest, according to the analysis of U.S. National Cancer Institute data. Nationwide, the rate of lung cancer death amon
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 31, 2018 20:26
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Lung Cancer Death Declines Among Women Show Regional Differences

mortality reductions have lagged in areas where smoking rates have remained high...identified central Appalachia and specific parts of the Midwest as lung cancer "hot spots" that could most benefit from targeted tobacco-control programs. It is no coincid
MedPage Today
added Mar 31, 2018 14:18
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Capture of tobacco use among population‐based registries: Findings from 10 National Program of Cancer Registries states

Studies to evaluate the validity of specific tobacco‐related variables and the ability of cancer registries to capture this information from the medical record are needed to gauge the usefulness of collecting these variables through cancer surveillance sy
Cancer
added Apr 13, 2018 15:59
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[California, District of Columbia] DRESBACH: There's plenty to do in the battle against lung cancer

One of the hardest things I’ve ever had to say to my family was the words “I have lung cancer.” Now I’m on a mission... That’s why on March 14, I went to Capitol Hill, in Washington, D.C., as part of the American Lung Association’s LUNG FORCE Advocacy D
Palm Springs (CA) Desert Sun
added Mar 25, 2018 18:08
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[UK] Four in 10 cancer cases could be prevented by lifestyle changes

New figures from Cancer Research UK (CRUK) show that more than 2,500 cancer cases a week are avoidable, with exposure to tobacco smoke the leading factor, accounting for just over 15% of cancer cases.
The Guardian (uk)
added Mar 23, 2018 15:10
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[Florida] Philip Morris Hit with $4M Compensatory Award, But Avoids Punitives, for Building Contractor's Cancer Death

handed down the $4 million compensatory award to Jo Freeman, after concluding her husband David’s nicotine addiction and his 30 years of smoking Philip Morris’ Marlboro and Benson & Hedges cigarettes caused his lung cancer...60% of responsibility for Free
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Mar 16, 2018 21:17
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[Florida] VIDEO: Verdict reached in tobacco company lawsuit

A jury awarded Alachua County resident, Jo Freeman, $4 million in damages, after her husband, David, died of lung cancer. He had smoked Philip-Morris cigarettes for thirty years. The jury found Philip-Morris was 60% responsible for David Freeman's death
WCJB TV20 (Gainesville, FL)
added Mar 15, 2018 18:50
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[District of Columbia] Lung Cancer Advocates Join American Lung Association on Capitol Hill to Support Everyone Facing Lung Cancer, the Leading Cancer Killer

The American Lung Association and LUNG FORCE Heroes – those personally impacted by lung cancer – from all 50 states have come together today at the U.S. Capitol to urge Congress to support policies that will help save lives during the American Lung Associ
PR Newswire
added Mar 14, 2018 21:21
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