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Risk of Lung Cancer Death by Smoking Status Among Patients with HIV

More than 40 percent of people living with HIV in the United States smoke cigarettes, more than double the prevalence in the general population. Among people living with HIV and undergoing antiretroviral therapy, smoking now reduces life expectancy more
JAMA/Archives Media Relations
added Sep 18, 2017 23:55
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Smokers with HIV face higher risk from lung cancer than from AIDS

“Today, the number one killer of people with HIV on treatment in the U.S. is not the virus, it’s smoking,” said lead study author Dr. Krishna Reddy of Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School in Boston.
Reuters
added Sep 18, 2017 23:40
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HIV and Smoking a Lethal Combo for the Lungs

HIV patients who take their medication but also smoke are about 10 times more likely to die from lung cancer than from AIDS-related causes, a new study estimates. Lifesaving antiretroviral drugs have improved life expectancy to the point that patients no
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 18, 2017 23:34
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[Arkansas] Smoking cessation counseling successfully integrates into screening program

A majority of heavy smokers enrolled in University of Arkansas’s lung cancer screening program quit or decreased their tobacco use while undergoing tobacco cessation counseling, according to study results presented at International Association for the St
Healio.com
added Sep 18, 2017 22:56
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[UK-Northern Ireland] 50% Rise In Lung Cancer Cases Among Women - Report

The Queen's University research revealed a 37% increase in the number of lung cancer cases diagnosed since 2006... "Twice as many men than women had lung cancer in 1996 but fast-forward twenty years and a similar number of men and women are being diagnos
4NI-Northern Ireland on the Internet (uk)
added Sep 18, 2017 13:29
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U.S. Cancer Death Rate Continues to Fall

2017 Cancer Progress Report from the American Association for Cancer Research...cigarette smoking declined by nearly 39 percent from 2000 to 2015, which should mean fewer cases of lung cancer in the future, the report said.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 18, 2017 04:29
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[Florida] Case against Phillip Morris USA Inc., R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company brought by widow to be re-tried

"[SGR] reports did not constitute original research...rather, they summarized and compiled a mix of information, opinion and advocacy from outside sources.”...since the authors of the reports couldn’t be cross-examined, the reports were hearsay.
Florida Record (U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform)
added Sep 15, 2017 14:26
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Larry King reveals he has been battling stage 1 lung cancer in secret for nearly two months - despite not touching a cigarette for 30 YEARS

The cancer was spotted up during a routine screening when the doctor did a chest X-ray The 83-year-old has had a number of health issues in his past including a heart attack, diabetes and prostate cancer
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 14, 2017 16:01
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[Australia] Many women ‘unaware’ of lung cancer risk

Health authorities are urging women to be more aware of the risks of lung cancer as the disease continues to claim more lives than breast cancer. In New South Wales alone, 1288 women lost their lives from the disease last year.
ninemsn (au)
added Sep 14, 2017 13:55
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Ohio Court To Define ‘Smoker,’ Medical Report Status In Asbestos-Lung Cancer Case ($$)

Supreme Court on Sept. 13 agreed to decide whether the state requires a medical expert to weigh in on whether a lung cancer plaintiff qualifies as a “smoker” or whether the law simply requires those already recognized as smokers to submit an opinion regar
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 14, 2017 15:47
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