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[Florida] Does Smoking Play a Role in Mesothelioma Diagnosis?

smoking does play a role in the development of other asbestos-related diseases. In combination, smoking and asbestos exposure multiply the damage done to lung tissue. When it comes to lung cancer, it can be difficult to determine whether smoking or asbes
Asbestos.com
added Nov 15, 2017 22:38
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[Texas] SWIFT: November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month

r, the effects of smoking and being around second-hand smoke still affect our population. Lung cancer can be an overwhelming diagnosis, making prevention and early detection a high priority.
Lufkin (TX) Daily News
added Nov 15, 2017 01:49
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[UK] Leicester nurses take e-cigarette message to shoppers

Specialist nurses in Leicester will be promoting e-cigarettes to the public later this month, as part of efforts to boost smoking cessation. Lung cancer specialist nurses at University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust will run a stall at Beaumont Leys Sh
Nursing Times
added Nov 14, 2017 12:44
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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
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[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
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[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
EurActiv
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
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[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
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