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[Florida] 2014 Legal Trends in Tampa

Florida litigation set plenty of new precedents this past year...Laura Grossman was diagnosed with lung cancer in 1993 and died just two years later at age 38. She had been a smoker since she was 15. The verdict included $22.5 million in punitive damages
added May 27, 2014 13:13

HERPER: E-Cigarettes: Let's Not Make The Same Mistake Twice

It took our country way too long to learn that cigarettes can cause lung cancer. We can’t afford to give e-cigarette companies a pass and let them market their products to a new generation the same way cigarettes once were. If we truly want to protect th
added May 23, 2014 17:56

GRANDO: Connections of nicotine to cancer

The list of cancers reportedly connected to nicotine is expanding and presently includes small-cell and non-small-cell lung carcinomas, as well as head and neck, gastric, pancreatic, gallbladder, liver, colon, breast, cervical, urinary bladder and kidney
added May 16, 2014 10:19

Stepped-Up Screening Would Uncover More Lung Cancers, Study Says

Projections show that implementing the guidelines will detect nearly 55,000 more lung cancer cases during a five-year period, most of which would be potentially curable early stage cancers. But, the cost to Medicare for lung cancer screening and subsequ
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 14, 2014 17:40

American Lung Association Teams Up with Valerie Harper and Kellie Pickler to Launch LUNG FORCE, National Public Health Initiative to Fight Lung Cancer in Women

in partnership with national presenting sponsor, CVS Caremark, unveiled LUNG FORCE, a new initiative to make lung cancer in women a public health priority, drive policy change and increase research funding. According to the Lung Association’s inaugural W
PR Newswire
added May 13, 2014 12:04

Smoking Cessation Is Followed by Increases in Serum Bilirubin, an Endogenous Antioxidant Associated With Lower Risk of Lung Cancer and Cardiovascular Disease

Conclusions: Smoking cessation is followed by increases in bilirubin concentration that have been associated with lower risk of lung cancer and cardiovascular disease.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 9, 2014 04:48

Valerie Harper headlines hearing on cancer research

The U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging held a hearing on Wednesday to examine federal funding needs for advancing cancer treatment and research to keep up with the graying health care system. Headlining the witness list was Valerie Harper, the 74-ye
added May 7, 2014 19:36
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Valerie Harper Talks to Her Cancer, Engages in Visualization and Acupuncture

Harper, 74, said she was told at the time that she had three to six months left to live. The "Rhoda" actress testified before the Senate on Wednesday to urge senators to commit more funding to lung cancer research and treatments.
ABC News
added May 7, 2014 19:33
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VIDEO: Valerie Harper testifies about cancer research

fied before the Senate Special Committee on Aging about her battle with lung cancer that spread to her brain, and she asked Congress to allocate more dollars toward cancer research. (May 7) Video provided by AP Newslook
USA Today
added May 7, 2014 19:32

National Coverage Analysis (NCA) for Lung Cancer Screening with Low Dose Computed Tomography (CAG-00439N)

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Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
added May 6, 2014 11:04
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