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View Public Comments for Screening for Lung Cancer with Low Dose Computed Tomography (LDCT)

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
added Nov 10, 2014 23:31
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Proposed Decision Memo for Screening for Lung Cancer with Low Dose Computed Tomography (LDCT) (CAG-00439N)

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) proposes that the evidence is sufficient to add a lung cancer screening counseling and shared decision making visit, and for appropriate beneficiaries, screening for lung cancer with low dose computed tom
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
added Nov 10, 2014 23:27
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Medicare to Cover Lung Cancer Screening for Long-Time Smokers

Annual lung cancer screenings for long-term smokers may soon be covered by Medicare, the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced Monday. The reimbursement proposal would cover annual CT scans for people aged 55 to 74 with a smokin
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 10, 2014 22:02
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[Florida] Opening Statement of the Week: James Gustafson in Webb v R.J. Reynolds

James Gustafson, representing Dianne Webb, gives the opening statement in the retrial on damages ...Throughout his statement, he highlights the defendant’s culpability as a closed issue, while also delivering a powerful narrative of Horner’s bond with hi
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 10, 2014 16:05
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[North Carolina] NC Health Officials And Advisory Board Release Plan To Fight Cancer

Petersen says policymakers also need to pay attention to the risks of exposure to tobacco smoke and find ways to decrease it. She says a law passed by the General Assembly in 2010 making bars and restaurants smoke free was an important step. Petersen say
WUNC-FM (Chapel Hill, NC)
added Nov 7, 2014 22:49
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Cigars Expose Smokers to Harmful, Cancer-causing Agents

“Cigar smokers have higher levels of exposure to harmful constituents, including cotinine, NNAL, and toxic metals, than non-tobacco users,” Chen said. “Once differences are accounted for in frequency of use, the levels of NNAL, a strong carcinogen, are c
American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)
added Nov 7, 2014 11:34
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Cigars Loaded With Harmful Toxins, Study Shows

Even though they may not be inhaled, 'cloud' of smoke could be as dangerous as that from cigarettes
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 7, 2014 11:32
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[California] Lung cancer screenings help veterans breathe easier

Veterans are one of the highest-risk groups for lung cancer. Cigarette smoking is the No. 1 risk factor, and a history of smoking among veterans is estimated to be 40 percent higher than among the general population. Additional risk factors for veterans
Orange County (CA) Register
added Nov 7, 2014 08:11
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[New York] November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month / Screening Saves Lives, Say Mount Sinai Experts

Men and women with an increased risk of lung cancer – ages 55 or older, former and current smokers – should get screened annually. November is lung cancer awareness month, and the following experts are available to report on emerging trends in the field.
Newswise
added Nov 7, 2014 08:18
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[Pennsylvania] Lawyer Sanctioned $1M Over Smoking Reference

Defense attorney Nancy Raynor has been sanctioned for close to $1 million for allowing a defense expert to make a prohibited reference to smoking in a lung cancer-related medical malpractice case that resulted in a mistrial... no doctors informed her of t
The Legal Intelligencer
added Nov 6, 2014 15:44
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