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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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[UK] A restatement of the natural science evidence base concerning the health effects of low-level ionizing radiation

Radon in the home increases the risk of lung cancer, particularly for smokers. ... Compared with other common health risks (obesity, tobacco smoking, exposure to ambient particulate air pollution), the number of years of life lost owing to radiation expo
Proceedings of The Royal Society B (uk)
added Sep 14, 2017 14:13
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Larry King Reveals He Was Diagnosed With Lung Cancer

The talk show host was a smoker—but even if you've never touched a cig, you can still be at risk
Men's Health Magazine
added Sep 14, 2017 01:20
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American Association for Cancer Research Releases Cancer Progress Report 2017

Thanks to public education and policy initiatives, total U.S. adult cigarette consumption, which is the leading cause of lung cancer, decreased by 38.7 percent from 2000 to 2015.
PR Newswire
added Sep 13, 2017 15:31
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Cancer deaths are down — but new cases are on the rise, report says / Cigarette smoking rates have plunged, driving down lung cancer rates.

Cigarette use among adults fell nearly 39 percent between 2000 and 2015, which the report says has helped to drive down lung cancer rates. An estimated 15 percent of U.S. adults still smoke cigarettes.
statnews.com
added Sep 13, 2017 15:28
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[UK] Cancer survivors who quit smoking sooner can live longer

Lung cancer survivors who quit smoking within a year of diagnosis will live for longer than those who continue to smoke, according to new research led by the Universities of Oxford and Birmingham.
University of Oxford (uk)
added Sep 14, 2017 14:31
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Smoking cessation and survival in lung, upper aero-digestive tract and bladder cancer: cohort study [FREE FULL TEXT]

The aim was to examine the association between smoking cessation and prognosis in smoking-related cancer...conclusions: People with lung and possibly UAT cancer who quit smoking have a lower risk of mortality than people who continue smoking.
British Journal of Cancer
added Sep 14, 2017 01:04
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‘Epigenetic’ Changes From Cigarette Smoke May be First Step in Lung Cancer Development

say they have preliminary evidence in laboratory-grown, human airway cells that a condensed form of cigarette smoke triggers so-called “epigenetic” changes in the cells consistent with the earliest steps toward lung cancer development.
Johns Hopkins Medicine
added Sep 26, 2017 23:58
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Chronic Cigarette Smoke-Induced Epigenomic Changes Precede Sensitization of Bronchial Epithelial Cells to Single-Step Transformation by KRAS Mutations

We define how chronic cigarette smoke-induced time-dependent epigenetic alterations can sensitize human bronchial epithelial cells for transformation by a single oncogene. The smoke-induced chromatin changes include initial repressive polycomb marking of
Cell
added Sep 12, 2017 11:16
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