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E-cigarettes affect cells

Electronic cigarettes can change gene expression in a similar way to tobacco, according to one of the first studies to investigate the biological effects of the devices... The researchers found that the cells grown in medium exposed to the vapour of e-cig
added Apr 9, 2014 14:55
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Monica Barlow, Lung Cancer Advocate and Former PR Director for the Baltimore Orioles, Honored as April's LUNGevity Hero

Monica was a vital voice for the lung cancer community. Her death in February saddened the lung cancer community, the Orioles, her friends and family, and all who came to know her.
PR Newswire
added Apr 8, 2014 23:28

VIDEO: Lysa’s Story

Lysa Buonanno is battling Stage 4 Lung Cancer despite having never smoked a cigarette in her entire life. Her hope is that her story will save lives.
Smokefree Casinos (Americans for Nonsmokers’ Rights)
added May 20, 2014 07:55

Slight Drop in Rate of Advanced Cancers, CDC Says

For the first time, lung cancer surpassed colorectal cancer to become the second most common invasive cancer in Hispanic men. Among Hispanic women, colorectal cancer remained more common than lung cancer, the CDC authors said.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 29, 2014 12:41

U.S. invasive cancer rates slightly down from 2009 to 2010

The 2014 Surgeon General's Report concluded that smoking can cause cancer almost anywhere in the body. Nearly all lung cancer—the number-one cancer killer of both men and women—is caused by smoking. For information on quitting smoking and preventing toba
PR Newswire
added Mar 29, 2014 12:28

Pollution is world's biggest killer, overtaking heart disease and even smoking ...

Air pollution killed about seven million people in 2012, making it the world's single biggest environmental health risk, the World Health Organisation (WHO) says. The toll, a doubling of previous estimates, means one in eight of all global deaths in 2012
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 26, 2014 17:14

[Asia, China] Women smokers on increase in Shanghai

The proportion of Shanghai women who smoke has risen significantly in recent years, delegates at a health conference heard over the weekend. According to the Shanghai International Lung Cancer Forum, while just 3.7 percent of Shanghainese women smoked i (cn)
added Mar 24, 2014 01:21

LETTER: Response to secondhand smoking debate

On March 12, Doug Kneibert contributed a column that appeared to change the discussion related to the health risks of exposure to secondhand smoke. ... First, the study was not done by the National Cancer Institute. The information came from a presentat
Illinois River Bend Telegraph
added Apr 1, 2014 20:37

[Missouri] LETTER: Response to secondhand smoking debate

facts of the new study discussed by Mr. Kneibert were not completely addressed. First, the study was not done by the National Cancer Institute. The information came from a presentation by a medical student, Ange Wang, at the June 2013 meeting of the Amer
Sedalia (MO) Democrat
added Mar 23, 2014 00:50
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LUNGevity Heroes Program to Celebrate Advocates in the Fight Against Lung Cancer

LUNGevity Foundation announces the LUNGevity Heroes program ... NBC4 Chief Meteorologist Doug Kammerer has shone the spotlight of public attention on lung cancer, using his post as NBC reporter to extend awareness of LUNGevity's mission and actions to a
PR Newswire
added Mar 6, 2014 17:48
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