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[Europe] Lung cancer set to catch breast cancer as the deadliest cancer amongst women

the biggest cancer killer among women “within the next few years”, leading experts have said, as more women who began smoking in the 1960s and 1970s succumb to the disease in old age. Across Europe, lung cancer in women, and pancreatic cancer in both me
The Independent (uk)
added Apr 24, 2014 09:15
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Evidence that the lung adenocarcinoma EML4-ALK fusion gene is not caused by exposure to secondhand tobacco smoke during childhood

Conclusions: The EML4-ALK fusion gene is not enriched in tumors from individuals exposed to SHS during childhood. Impact: These data suggest that childhood exposure to SHS is not a significant etiologic cause of the EML4-ALK fusion gene in lung cancer.
Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention
added May 16, 2014 10:35
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CMS to weigh Medicare coverage of CT scans for smokers

Dr. Barry Kramer, director of the National Cancer Institute's Division of Cancer Prevention, once had doubts that using low-dose CT scans to detect early lung cancer is a good idea.In 2009, he co-authored a study that found one in three people who underg
Modern Healthcare Magazine
added Apr 21, 2014 21:55
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WULFFSON: E-cigarettes may pose cancer risk

If a link between e-cigarettes and cancer is proven, it will most likely be a lower risk than that of tobacco products. However, even a small increase in risk (e.g., 1%) is 100% if it happens to you. The increasing popularity of e-cigarettes among teens
Examiner.com (National)
added Apr 18, 2014 12:35
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Early Data in E-Cigarette Study May Raise Safety Concerns

However, the findings, which were presented in January at a meeting of lung cancer researchers, may attract the interest of federal officials who are considering how to regulate e-cigarettes. In a report to investors sent Tuesday, David J. Adelman, an in
New York Times
added Apr 15, 2014 23:10
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[New York] 2nd Circ. Tosses Smokers' Suit After NY High Court Answer ($$)

threw out a proposed class action by a group of smokers seeking to charge Philip Morris USA Inc. for medical tests, based on a December ruling by New York state’s highest court that their claims for such tests were not tied to actual injury.
Law360
added Apr 15, 2014 16:54
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ZUGER: HARD CASES Too Much Family Love

It could have been worse, I suppose, but it could have been much better. In the best of hindsight-enabled worlds, we would have had the sense (or, possibly, the correct phrase would be “the power”) to ease that mass of loving family away from the bed and
New York Times Blogs
added Apr 14, 2014 19:51
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Cancer Facts & Figures 2014 (PDF)

American Cancer Society
added Apr 10, 2014 17:59
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[Korea - South] VIDEO: Korea's Supreme Court rules in favor of KT&G in 'tobacco suit'

The Supreme Court ruled Thursday against patients who claimed that their years of smoking had caused their cancer. The dispute dates back to 1999 when 36 people, including seven cancer patients and their families, filed lawsuits against KT&G and the coun
Arirang TV & Radio (kr)
added Apr 10, 2014 17:12
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[Korea - South] Korea's Supreme Court rules in favor of KT&G in 'tobacco suit'

A 15-year-long legal battle between cancer patients and Korean cigarette maker KT&G has come to an end, and the tobacco company has come out on top. The Supreme Court ruled Thursday against patients who claimed that their years of smoking had caused th
Arirang TV & Radio (kr)
added Apr 10, 2014 09:47
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