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[UK-Scotland] Cancer Mortality in Scotland (2016) (PDF)

Lung cancer is the most common cause of death from cancer in Scotland (4,035 deaths). A quarter of all deaths from cancer in Scotland are attributed to lung cancer. The number of deaths due to lung cancer is more than double that of colorectal cancer, the
Scottish Health Statistics / ISD Scotland
added Nov 1, 2017 15:48
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[UK-Scotland] Scottish cancer death rates 61% higher among poor

NHS Scotland found living in a poor area affected your chance of survival...the lung cancer death rate for men had dropped by 23%, compared with 6% for women, reflecting "historical trends in the prevalence of smoking".
BBC Online
added Nov 1, 2017 15:44
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Lung cancer doesn’t only affect men or heavy smokers

When 58-year-old Sim Siew Hong tells someone she has Stage 4 lung cancer, she is invariably asked if she smokes a lot. Unlike her husband, a heavy smoker who easily goes through a packet of cigarettes a day, Mdm Sim said she used to light up only once ev
Malay Mail (my)
added Oct 29, 2017 16:51
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Three new lung cancer genetic biomarkers identified

SNPs (single-nucleotide polymorphisms) are variations in our DNA that determine our susceptibility to developing some diseases. Using the largest genome-wide SNP-smoking interaction analysis reported for lung cancer, a research team has identified three n
ScienceDaily
added Oct 30, 2017 14:44
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[UK] Lung cancer deaths will be slashed in half thanks to new NHS drug therapy

Pembrolizumab is the first immunotherapy drug to be used to treat lung cancer / It is being used as therapy to treat early-stage non-small cell lung cancer
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 30, 2017 14:20
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HILDEBRAND: One of Australia’s top doctors in cancer fight

“For people who don’t know me, say at the hospital counter where I come in not as a doctor but as a patient, I’ll say I’ve got lung cancer and I feel like I have to actually follow by saying I’ve never smoked,” she tells me. And yes, she’s still alive. “
News Interactive Network/News Limited/News.com (au)
added Oct 27, 2017 22:09
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[Australia] 'Do You Smoke?': The Stark Question Lung Cancer Sufferers Face

It's a question addictions specialist Professor Nghi Phung, 49, used to ask her patients. Now she has lung cancer, she's asked the same thing by strangers. ..."I didn't feel at the age of 49 that I was old enough to have lung cancer and also being a non-s
Huffington Post (blog)
added Oct 27, 2017 17:05
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Three new lung cancer genetic biomarkers are identified in Dartmouth study

In their study, three novel SNPs (single-nucleotide polymorphisms), or variations in our DNA that underlie our susceptibility to developing disease, were identified in the interaction analysis, including two SNPs for non-small cell lung cancer risk and o
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Oct 27, 2017 15:06
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'No one deserves this': Australian women, 35 and 38, reveal how they are BLAMED for having lung cancer because most people wrongly assume they were heavy smokers

Tamara Lindsey and Lisa Briggs both say they have never touched a cigarette But they are constantly asked by strangers and even doctors if they smoked New research finds people feel lung cancer patients 'got what they deserved'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 27, 2017 21:59
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[Florida] Kelley/Uustal Wins $5.3M Verdict in Rare Non-Engle Tobacco Case

“She started smoking after warnings were on the packs,” said Kelley/Uustal partner Eric Rosen... “But the the conspiracy to cast doubt and controversy over whether smoking was harmful and addictive that the cigarette companies created in the 1950s was ong
Law.com
added Oct 24, 2017 13:43
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