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Patients with Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC) Who Have Never Smoked or Who Have Quit Smoking Have Lower Risk of Developing Secondary Primary Lung Cancers Than Current Smokers

according to research presented today at the American Society for Radiation Oncology’s (ASTRO’s) 56th Annual Meeting. The analysis studied the association between patients’ smoking histories and their risks of developing SPLC, which is defined as a new lu
Newswise
added Sep 17, 2014 20:02
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Smokers Have an Increased Risk of Developing Secondary Primary Lung Cancers

Survivors of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) who never smoked or who are former smokers at the time of diagnosis have a lower risk of developing secondary primary lung cancers (SPLC), according to a recent study.
University Herald
added Sep 17, 2014 20:00
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[Florida] Engle Progeny Review for the Week of September 8

Ellis v. R.J. Reynolds... The six-member panel ultimately rejected the contention that Owens was addicted to cigarettes and that it led to her cancer.... Morse v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Opening statements are expected Monday morning in the retrial of this
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 13, 2014 05:58
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[Florida] R.J. Reynolds Prevails in Engle Progeny Lawsuit as Jurors Find Against Plaintiff on Addiction and Causation Question

The six jurors answered “no” to the question of whether Betty Owens, who died after more than 40 years of smoking, was addicted to cigarettes and whether her addiction was the legal cause of her lung cancer
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 13, 2014 05:55
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[Florida] CVN Opening Statement of the Week: September 8

In this Engle progeny trial, Laura Shamp, representing plaintiff Ken Ellis, leads off her opening statement by describing the final days of Betty Owens, Ellis’s mother: Betty Owens died in a nursing home at the age of 57. Her lung cancer had spread to he
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 13, 2014 06:00
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LUNG FORCE Lung Cancer Call-In Day – 9/4/14

On September 4, we are taking action to reverse this trend, and increase funding for lung cancer research. You are invited to join a chorus of voices taking a stand in the fight against lung cancer. Join the American Lung Association's LUNG FORCE Lung C
American Lung Association
added Sep 3, 2014 16:19
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[UK] Terminally ill mother's emotional video plea for North-East smokers to quit

A 47-YEAR-OLD mother terminally ill with cigarette-related lung cancer has made an emotional video plea ... After completing six months of gruelling chemotherapy and radiotherapy treatment, the mum-of-one is now sharing her story as part of the Don’t be
Northern Echo (Darlington, UK)
added Aug 27, 2014 10:32
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[New York] Medical Monitoring Cause of Action Rejected in One of Three Stand-Out Cases

One of the most highly anticipated product liability decisions of the year came when the Court of Appeals considered in Caronia v. Philip Morris USA12 whether under New York law current or former longtime heavy smokers who had not been diagnosed with a sm
New York Law Journal
added Aug 22, 2014 20:07
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[California] $17.7 Million Dollar Verdict for Spouse of Lung Cancer Victim

A Los Angeles jury has rendered a $17.736 million dollar verdict for the spouse of a former smoker who died of lung cancer. / The jury was superb in their commitment to do the right thing based on the evidence and law.
PR Web
added Sep 11, 2014 10:34
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[UK] Nine facts about tobacco company lobbying

3. For decades after the link between smoking and lung cancer was scientifically proven, the tobacco industry deliberately caused public confusion about the health impacts of tobacco. In 1953, following advice from public relations firm Hill and Knowlto
Environmental Health News (The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health-CIEH) (uk)
added Aug 21, 2014 15:15
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