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A shorter time to the first cigarette of the day is associated with risk of lung cancer

another marker of addiction, time to first cigarette (TTFC) of the day, may also be associated with the risk of getting lung cancer in both heavy and light smokers, according to a study published June 19 in the JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institu
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Jun 20, 2014 05:42
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Time to Smoke First Morning Cigarette and Lung Cancer in a Case–Control Study

Lung cancer risk increases with shorter TTFC; this simple nicotine dependency measure increases lung cancer risk stratification beyond standard smoking measures. Assessing TTFC may improve lung cancer risk prediction and could be useful in lung cancer scr
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Jun 20, 2014 05:40
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Timing of Day's First Cigarette May Influence Lung Cancer Risk

The earlier smokers light that first cigarette of the day, the more likely they are to develop lung cancer, a new study finds. A research team, led by Dr. Fangyi Gu of the U.S. National Cancer Institute, interviewed more than 3,200 current and former smo
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 20, 2014 13:04
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[Italy] 'Time To First Cigarette' In The Morning Associated With Increased Lung Cancer Risk

Researchers reviewed data from the Environment and Genetics in Lung Cancer Etiology (EAGLE) study, examining current and former smokers in Italy. Participants were questioned about their smoking habits and history, as well as asked to respond to the ques
Medical Daily
added Jun 20, 2014 05:28
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Lawmakers urge Medicare coverage for cancer test

More than 130 lawmakers are urging the Obama administration to expand coverage for a lung-cancer test under Medicare that could cost the program billons, calling the screening important for vulnerable seniors.
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 20, 2014 05:39
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[Canada] ROBINSON: A Historian Writes a History of a Tobacco Company and Never Mentions Lung Cancer?

After we received the following article by Daniel Robinson, we asked Joanne Burgess if she would like to post a reply. She agreed and submitted the piece that appears below Robinson's article. Below her piece is Robinson's response.
History News Network
added Jun 17, 2014 07:38
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CVS/pharmacy Extends Commitment to Helping People Live Tobacco-Free Lives with New In-store Fundraising Campaign to Support the American Lung Association

n in-store fundraising campaign to help fight the #1 cancer killer of women - lung cancer. Funds raised through the campaign will benefit LUNG FORCE, a new initiative to make lung cancer in women a public health priority, drive policy change and increase
PR Newswire
added Jun 2, 2014 21:03
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[UK] Smokers with gene defect have one in four chance of developing lung cancer

Around a quarter of smokers who carry a defect in the BRCA2 gene will develop lung cancer at some point in their lifetime, a large-scale, international study reveals. Scientists announce a previously unknown link between lung cancer and a particular BRC
Institute of Cancer Research (Royal Cancer Hospital) (uk)
added Jun 9, 2014 17:06
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LETTER: Rare variants of large effect in BRCA2 and CHEK2 affect risk of lung cancer

provide further evidence for inherited genetic susceptibility to lung cancer and its biological basis. Additionally, our analysis demonstrates that imputation can identify rare disease-causing variants with substantive effects on cancer risk from preexist
Nature
added Jun 3, 2014 14:11
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[UK] Lung cancer mortality statistics

Mortality statistics for lung cancer by country in the UK, age and trends over time are presented here. There are also data by geography and socio-economic variation. The ICD codes for lung cancer are ICD-10 C33-C34. The latest mortality statistics avai
Cancer Research Campaign (UK)
added Aug 18, 2014 11:30
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