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[Asia] Indian 'cigarette snatcher' dies of lung cancer in Dubai

Abraham Samuel, 53, popularly known as 'cigarette snatcher' died on Sunday evening...An Indian cancer patient, who campaigned against smoking in unusual ways such as confronting strangers in public places and pleading with them to quit smoking, succumbed
DNA India (in)
added Oct 17, 2015 13:01
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[Florida] Trio of Tobacco Companies Cleared in $15M Lung Cancer and COPD Suit

Jurors answered “no” to the initial questions of whether Fannie Collar, a smoker for 50 years according to her attorneys, was addicted to nicotine and whether that addiction caused her lung cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Collar, 81, w
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 1, 2015 20:03
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Countries Unite for World Lung Cancer Day

American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST), alongside members of the Forum of International Respiratory Societies (FIRS), today launched its World Lung Cancer Day 2015: Honor, Unite, Inspire campaign. The global campaign aims to raise awareness about lu
PR Newswire
added Jul 31, 2015 12:26
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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Win Over Jury In Ex-Smoker's $15M Trial ($$)

won a defense jury verdict in a $15 million lawsuit brought by an ex-smoker who lost a lung to cancer, with the Florida jurors finding that nicotine addiction didn't legally cause her disease. The verdict in Vero Beach, Florida, comes after a more than t
Law360
added Jul 30, 2015 19:28
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[Florida] Jury Told Tobacco Cos. Should Pay $15M For Lost Lung ($$)

smoker who lost a lung to cancer urged a Florida jury to award her $15 million plus punitive damages during closing arguments… saying the companies hid the dangers … Collar developed lung cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, a degenerative di
Law360
added Jul 30, 2015 11:46
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Carbonyl Compounds in Breath Could Help Diagnose Lung Cancer

Six carbonyl compounds in exhaled breath effectively discriminate between lung cancer patients and healthy controls as well as in those with benign pulmonary nodules, according to a new study. This could be used to easily detect the presence of malignanc
Oncology News (CancerNetwork.com)
added Aug 5, 2015 12:16
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The 'LinkedIn' for Cancer

rchers have often wondered why a drug that failed for virtually all test patients will trigger a miraculous recovery for a tiny sample during some drug trials. The answers may lie in DNA, and with new genome-sequencing technologies
Newsweek
added Jul 28, 2015 12:27
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[Kentucky] The Cancer Epidemic in Central Appalachia

Smoking increases lung cancer risk by up to 14 times—not enough to account for all the cases in the region....The most likely explanation is that many carcinogens are mixing together: adding radon or asbestos to smoking pushes the risk up to 300 times hig
Newsweek
added Jul 28, 2015 12:21
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Lung Cancer in Non-Smokers is the Focus of New and Informative Page on Dandell.com

Danziger & De Llano Have Expanded their Practice Services to Victims of Lung Cancer who Contracted the Disease in Ways Other than Smoking... "If you are a nonsmoker with lung cancer and you believe it was caused by somebody else's negligence in exposing y
Accesswire
added Jul 28, 2015 12:16
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Attitudes and Perceptions About Smoking Cessation in the Context of Lung Cancer Screening

Health care professionals should be aware that the opportunity for early detection of lung cancer may be interpreted as a way of avoiding the harms of smoking. To promote cessation, discussions should focus on the emotional response to screening rather th
Archives of Internal Medicine
added Aug 1, 2015 22:37
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