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Arizona Company Launches Lung Cancer Test For $99

Global Cancer Diagnostics Inc. today announced the availability of The Lung Cancer Test™ beginning, October 20, 2014. All required Clinical Validation studies are complete with excellent results. The Test detects the presence of the required biomarkers t
PR Newswire
added Oct 21, 2014 10:18
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Lung cancer leads all cancer deaths

Doctors believe smoking causes lung cancer by damaging the cells that line the lungs. When you inhale cigarette smoke, which is full of cancer-causing substances, changes in the lung tissue begin almost immediately. At first the body may be able to repa
The Spectrum (St. George, UT)
added Oct 21, 2014 09:31

Fashion Designer Oscar de la Renta Dead at 82

Oscar de la Renta, legendary fashion designer, has died at the age of 82. Variety reports he was battling lung cancer, which he was diagnosed with in 2006.
Jezebel (blog)
added Oct 23, 2014 09:55

[Australia] Sins of the smokers find them out 30 years later

A bump in the take-up of smoking among women in the early 1980s is now being echoed in lung cancer rates, which are rising for women while falling for men. The state's first comprehensive report on lung cancer, released by the Cancer Institute of NSW on
The Age (au)
added Oct 21, 2014 10:49

[Malta] Advocating a smoke-free world

Stephanie Fsadni learns that women are more prone to breathing problems than men. Respiratory consultant Josef Micallef explains why they are more predisposed to suffer from asthma, lung cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
Times of Malta (mt)
added Oct 10, 2014 13:46

Spatial and temporal diversity in genomic instability processes defines lung cancer evolution

Spatial and temporal dissection of the genomic changes occurring during the evolution of human non–small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) may help elucidate the basis for its dismal prognosis.
added Oct 10, 2014 10:50

Lung cancer's long hibernation may be its weak spot

sit dormant in a person's lungs for decades, waiting to diversify and spread. The discovery sounds scary but could actually be key to reducing the disease's devastating toll, raising the possibility of early detection, screening and maybe even preventativ
New Scientist
added Oct 10, 2014 10:48

Lung Cancer May Lie Dormant for 2 Decades

This dormancy can end when new, additional genetic mistakes occur and trigger rapid cancer growth, the researchers said. During this sudden growth, different genetic errors appear in separate parts of the tumor. Each of these areas evolves differently, a
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 9, 2014 15:56

The mediation of social influences on smoking cessation and awareness of the early signs of lung cancer

Conclusions: We suggest that future smoking cessation and lung cancer awareness campaigns could usefully capitalise on the influence of close social networks, and would benefit from taking a 'softer'approach.
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Oct 7, 2014 13:52
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Atul Gawande: "Being Mortal: Medicine And What Matters In The End"

stage four lung cancer...The other half was also given time with palliative specialists to have conversations about what their aims and goals were. That group...had less suffering at the end of life....They also lived 25 percent longer.
The Diane Rehm Show (WAMU 88.5)
added Oct 7, 2014 10:48
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