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[Florida] Fatal Brain Cancer’s Cause Looms Over Wrongful Death Tobacco Trial

As trial opened Thursday in Donald McMannis’ suit against tobacco manufacturers R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris, attorneys...sparred over whether the brain tumor that killed McMannis’ wife, Barbara, stemmed from smoking-related lung cancer.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Feb 6, 2015 20:37
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Medicare Will Cover CT Lung Cancer Screening

Current and former heavy smokers ages 55 to 77 can undergo annual low-dose CT screening for lung cancer paid by Medicare, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced Thursday. The decision finalizes a preliminary plan... a higher upper limit
MedPage Today
added Feb 6, 2015 12:05
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[Florida] VIDEOS: McMannis v. R.J. Reynolds, et al.

McMannis claims defendant tobacco manufacturers R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris concealed the dangers of smoking and furthered Barbara McMannis' addiction to cigarettes, which caused her smoking-related lung cancer that spread to her brain and ultimately
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Feb 6, 2015 20:38
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Jury Holds RJ Reynolds Accountable To Florida Widow Whose Husband Died From Nicotine Addiction

returned a verdict of $6 million against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company (“RJR”) for Ellen Gray, the wife of Henry Gray, who died at the age of 63 from lung cancer and other smoking-related diseases.
Business Wire
added Feb 6, 2015 16:14
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Medicare CT Lung Cancer Screening Coverage A Victory for Patients

Screening programs can also help lower smoking rates. The process may even lead to better understanding of addiction as well as lung cancer in those who have never smoked," said Laurie Fenton Ambrose... of the Lung Cancer Alliance (LCA).
PR Newswire
added Feb 6, 2015 15:57
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Lung Cancer No. 1 Cancer Killer of Women in Wealthy Nations

reflecting changing smoking patterns among females worldwide, a new report shows. Legions of women began smoking four decades ago, and the dire consequences are just being seen now in wealthy countries, the researchers explained.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 6, 2015 15:54
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Lower Lung Cancer Risk Seen in Nonsmokers on Metformin

But smokers taking the drug may have increased risk.
MedPage Today
added Feb 11, 2015 17:34
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[Europe, UK] Do low-tar cigarettes put women more at risk of aggressive lung cancer?

This year, death rates from lung cancer among European women are set to overtake those for breast cancer, according to a study of cancer rates in 28 EU countries… the trend is largely due to women in the UK and their long history of smoking. But cancer ex
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 3, 2015 07:20
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Anti-cancer drug may up risk for diabetic smokers

Among nonsmokers who had diabetes, those who took the diabetes drug metformin had a decrease in lung cancer risk, the findings showed. "Our results suggest that risk might differ by smoking history, with metformin decreasing risk among nonsmokers and in
New Kerala.com (in)
added Feb 2, 2015 17:28
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[Pennsylvania] Lawyer fights $1M fine over banned 'smoking' testimony that prompted new 4-week trial

Insurance defense attorney Nancy Raynor says her assets have been frozen and a lien put on her home because her witness had a slip of the tongue ... judge had ruled that jurors were not to hear that a deceased lung-cancer patient had been a smoker.
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 1, 2015 17:11
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