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[Canada] New therapeutic option now available for select treatment resistant lung cancer patients

On average, 72 Canadians will be diagnosed with lung cancer every day1; non-small cell lung cancer is the most common form of lung cancer2 making up 85 to 90 per cent of all cases3
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Apr 16, 2015 13:33
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FDA takes cautious tone in initial Swedish Match review

said on Tuesday it is concerned that a Swedish Match AB proposal to soften warnings on its snus smokeless tobacco products would not accurately reflect the risks associated with snus use.... In a preliminary review of the company's application on the FDA
Reuters
added Apr 8, 2015 10:58
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CDC Grand Rounds: the Future of Cancer Screening

Grade B: USPSTF recommends annual screening for lung cancer with low-dose computed tomography for adults aged 55–80 years who have a 30 pack-year smoking history and currently smoke or have quit within the past 15 years. Screening should be discontinued
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Apr 2, 2015 14:58
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WILSON: New Jersey Judge Not Just Blowing Second Hand Smoke

The court found that Pulejo adequately made his case that the cancer was caused by exposure to cigarette smoke from co-workers. He had spent 21 years in an office with several people. He was the only non-smoker in the office, had never smoked, and his fa
WorkersCompensation.com
added Apr 2, 2015 14:07
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E-Cigarettes: Friend or Foe?

IASLC presents part two of this Smoking Cessation and Tobacco Control LIVE webinar series. This program will: Present an objective look at electronic cigarettes... Provide data on use of e-cigarettes including use by cancer patients Discuss how to addre
International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC)
added Apr 10, 2015 14:48
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Report Shows Progress in America's War on Cancer

Experts say the promising figures reflect success in both treating and heading off cancer in the body's four most vulnerable sites -- the lungs, colon, breasts and prostate. .. Advances in lung cancer are tied directly to fewer people smoking, while the
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 30, 2015 21:07
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[UK] Peter Stringfellow reveals his secret battle with lung cancer as he prepares to be a dad again

Doctors found a patch on his lung during a hospital scan and now he wants other men to have regular health checks
The Mirror (uk)
added Apr 2, 2015 14:33
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75th anniversary commentary: JNCI and Cancer Prevention [FREE FULL TEXT]

JNCI...with its broad coverage of bench research, epidemiologic studies, and clinical trials, has a long history of publishing practice-changing studies in cancer prevention and public health. These include studies of tobacco cessation,
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Mar 29, 2015 02:34
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Doll and Peto’s Quantitative Estimates of Cancer Risks: Holding Generally True for 35 Years [FREE FULL TEXT]

Doll and Peto listed cigarette smoking as the major single preventable cause of cancer in the United States, estimating that cigarette smoking accounted for about 30% of all cancer deaths in 1978...between 2005 and 2009 among those over age 35 years 84%
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Mar 29, 2015 02:26
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[Florida] Jury Awards $13M to Widow in Smoker Case

"Paul Pollari tried to quit many times and switched to light cigarettes, which he mistakenly believed were safer," McPharlin said. "He never knew all the things tobacco companies were doing to make cigarettes more addictive."
floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added Mar 28, 2015 06:59
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