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[Florida] Retrial Begins in Artery Disease Suit Against Tobacco Makers, Leads Engle Review for Week of March 16

As opening statements began this week in the retrial of Robert Gore’s suit to recover for his wife’s carotid artery disease and fatal cancer, attorneys argued over whether smoking or other risk factors caused her health problems.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Mar 27, 2015 12:48
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[Florida] Cause of Smoker's Death a Key Question in Trial Topping the Engle Progeny Review for the Week of March 9

Questions surrounding what killed Paul Pollari took center stage as the trial in his widow’s suit against Philip Morris and R.J. Reynolds opened Monday. Describing Pollari’s emergency trip to the hospital for a bleeding gastric ulcer just days before he
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Mar 14, 2015 15:37
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Invasive Cancer Incidence and Survival — United States, 2011

By cancer site, rates were highest for cancers of the prostate (128 per 100,000 men), female breast (122 per 100,000 women), lung and bronchus (61 per 100,000 persons), and colon and rectum (40 per 100,000 persons) (Table 1). These four sites accounted f
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Mar 12, 2015 14:20
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[Australia] BREHENY: A cigarette that could actually save lives

ELECTRONIC cigarettes may be the greatest tool in the fight against lung cancer that the world has ever seen. They’re cheap, convenient and they’re helping smokers everywhere to quit. And the best part about this health solution? It doesn’t involve gove
Daily Telegraph/Sunday Telegraph (au)
added Mar 14, 2015 16:31
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[Asia, India] Jammu & Kashmir Reports Highest Number of Smokers

About 26.6% population of Jammu & Kashmir is using tobacco products, as a result the state has emerged lung cancer capital of India, the Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) reported on Friday.
Medindia Health Network (in)
added Mar 9, 2015 10:18
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[Korea - North] There's a Push to Curb Smoking in North Korea, But Kim's Still Puffing Away

has one of the world’s highest lung cancer rates. To examine ways to cut the number of smokers, they’ve turned to one of the world’s leading anti-tobacco campaigners, Judith Mackay, who has counseled kings, presidents and vigilantes in a three-decade war
Bloomberg News
added Mar 6, 2015 13:13
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Decision Memo for Screening for Lung Cancer with Low Dose Computed Tomography (LDCT) (CAG-00439N)

the evidence is sufficient to add a lung cancer screening counseling and shared decision making visit, and for appropriate beneficiaries, annual screening for lung cancer with low dose computed tomography (LDCT), as an additional preventive service benefi
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
added Mar 6, 2015 12:11
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Lung Cancer Screening Registries

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a national coverage determination (NCD) for Medicare coverage of screening for lung cancer with low dose computed tomography (LDCT) if certain eligibility requirements are met, effective February
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
added Mar 6, 2015 12:10
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Medicare Will Cover CT Lung Cancer Screening

Current and former heavy smokers ages 55 to 77 can undergo annual low-dose CT screening for lung cancer paid by Medicare, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced Thursday. The decision finalizes a preliminary plan the agency released in
MedPage Today
added Mar 6, 2015 12:06
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Lung Cancer Treatment Using Immune System Wins F.D.A. Approval

The first immune-based treatment for lung cancer won approval from the Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday, and it could displace more conventional chemotherapy for certain patients, at least. The drug, Opdivo, from Bristol-Myers Squibb, is one of
New York Times
added Mar 5, 2015 11:10
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