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Dear Abby: Losing a lung is no deterrent for man addicted to smoking

My husband, "Fred," lost a lung to cancer 14 years ago...Dear Miserable: There is nothing more you can do. Your husband is hopelessly addicted...It's not that he doesn't love you or that he loves his cigarettes more. He's HOOKED.
Alexandria (LA) Town Talk
added Jan 17, 2015 20:48
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IARC: Most types of cancer not due to "bad luck"

nearly half of all cancer cases worldwide can be prevented. This is supported in practice by rigorous scientific evidence ... Notable examples include drops in rates of lung cancer and other tobacco-related cancers after reductions in smoking
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Jan 16, 2015 10:43
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COUZIN-FRANKEL: Bad luck and cancer: A science reporter’s reflections on a controversial story

Given the furor, I wondered: Had I gotten it wrong? Had the authors? Answering these apparently straightforward questions proved surprisingly difficult, exposing the challenges that come with communicating science, and the desire by scientist-authors and
Science
added Jan 16, 2015 14:59
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As Altitude Rises, Lung Cancer Rates Seem to Fall

Americans who live in the mountains seem to have lower rates of lung cancer than those closer to the beach -- a pattern that suggests a role for oxygen intake, researchers speculate.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 13, 2015 10:02
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[New York] Surgeon general reports that smoking causes cancer in 1964

published by the Daily News on Jan. 12 1964. ... In a hard-hitting, 150,000-word report, they indicted cigarettes as the chief cause of lung cancer in men, “the most important cause” of chronic bronchitis...10-man committee includes five smokers and five
New York Daily News
added Jan 11, 2015 03:07
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[Canada, USA] Global Cancer Diagnostics Grants First International License for The Lung Cancer Test™ to Bertech Pharma Ltd.

The Lung Cancer Test™ is recommended for annual screening for Lung Cancer in current and former smokers. The Test has been clinically proven to detect Lung Cancer in its early stages. With early detection comes early treatment and higher survival rates.
PR Newswire
added Jan 8, 2015 08:50
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Cancer’s Random Assault

Although the article focused on factors in cancer beyond people’s control, Dr. Offit said that about half of cancer deaths could be avoided...the most powerful interventions to decrease the burden of cancer are to stop smoking, know your family history a
New York Times
added Jan 6, 2015 18:42
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[UK-Wales] Lung cancer cases in Welsh women jump by a third in just 10 years, with numbers now the third highest in Europe

Wales now has the third highest cancer rate in women in the whole of Europe, the report estimates. The rise has been blamed on an increase in women smokers in the 1970s, 80s and early 90s, with numbers peaking in the 1980s. In contrast, the figures for
WalesOnline (uk)
added Jan 6, 2015 14:38
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Smoking tied to cancer: Jan. 11, 1964

But the release of a report by U.S. Surgeon General Luther Terry saying that smoking cigarettes could cause lung cancer is expected to have huge repercussions—so huge that President Lyndon Johnson had ordered that the announcement be delayed until this Sa
HealthCentral.com
added Jan 5, 2015 19:25
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CHAPMAN: With a little help from his friends ... Joe Cocker's early death

pulled carcinogenic smoke deep into his lungs 3.39 million times. And that’s saying nothing of the smoke-filled venues ... It takes about six minutes to smoke a cigarette. So at 30 a day, Cocker would have been smoking for three hours each day, a cumulati
The Conversation (au)
added Jan 6, 2015 15:26
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