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Lung Cancer Screening and Smoking Cessation: Never Too Early or Too Late [FREE FULL TEXT]

In this issue, Tindle et al. (9) present findings relating lifetime smoking history to the risk of lung cancer, with an emphasis on exploring the relative risk reduction for incident lung cancer in former vs current smokers. The authors evaluated a total
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added May 19, 2018 18:57
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Lifetime Smoking History and Risk of Lung Cancer: Results From the Framingham Heart Study

Among heavy former smokers, lung cancer risk drops within five YSQ relative to continuing smokers, yet it remains more than threefold higher than never smokers after 25 YSQ. Four of ten lung cancers occurred in former smokers with more 15 YSQ, beyond the
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added May 19, 2018 18:55
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A cancer screening flop: Few smokers seek free lung scans

ive years after government and private insurers started paying for it, less than 2 percent of eligible current and former smokers have sought the free scans, researchers report. The study didn't explore why, but experts say possible explanations include
AP - Associated Press
added May 18, 2018 04:39
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Lung Screening Risk Models Vary Widely

When the investigators...evaluated nine risk calculators in two large cohorts of ever-smokers in the U.S., they found large between-model differences in the number of people selected for screening, with screening populations ranging from 7.6 million to 26
MedPage Today
added May 15, 2018 14:44
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[Italy] Cancer-hit smoker loses suit

The family of a smoker who died of lung cancer on Thursday lost a damages suit against big tobacco and the Italian tobacco monopoly. The supreme Court of Cassation said smoking was "an act of free will" and ordered the family to pay costs of 20,000 e
ANSA (it)
added May 11, 2018 19:28
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[Florida] Camel Cigarettes & Tobacco Conspiracy to Blame for Man's Fatal Cancer, Atty Argues in Trial Against RJR

Attorneys battled Friday over whether nicotine addiction and a conspiracy to hide smoking’s dangers caused a Florida man’s lung cancer death as trial opened against R.J. Reynolds. Morse v. R.J. Reynolds, 2008-CA-006848. “It’s almost a 50-year conspiracy
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 9, 2018 01:20
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American Lung Association's LUNG FORCE Heroes Share Their Stories to Inspire Action During National Women's Lung Health Week (May 6-12)

This May, the American Lung Association's LUNG FORCE initiative – nationally presented by CVS Health® – is highlighting the many faces of lung cancer. By sharing stories of LUNG FORCE Heroes – lung cancer patients, survivors and their loved ones – LUNG FO
PR Newswire
added May 8, 2018 15:24
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[UK] From lung cancer to Cabinet in just four months: How James Brokenshire MP had a deadly tumour and a third of his organ removed, then went back to work

But it's clear he thinks the NHS focuses too much on stopping people smoking and not enough on treating what many campaigners say is an overlooked 'Cinderella cancer'. Last year there were 46,400 cases... He is now campaigning for a national screening pr
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 7, 2018 15:02
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[UK] Are YOU at risk of lung cancer? This online calculator reveals how likely you are to get the killer disease in the next 6 or 16 years

scientists have now developed a new online tool that can calculate your risk of developing lung cancer. The handy calculator, which tests have shown is nearly 90 per cent accurate, has been branded a 'great idea' by charities. It has been hailed as th
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 4, 2018 21:23
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[Florida] MORSE V. R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO UPCOMING Trial 05/01/18 –

claims defendants fraudulently concealed the dangers of smoking and furthered her husband's addiction to cigarettes, which ultimately caused her husband's lung cancer and death.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 1, 2018 22:54
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