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New Lung Ca Screening Criteria Reduce False Positives

New criteria developed by the American College of Radiology for lung cancer screening with low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) reduced the false-positive rate by 75% compared with previous guidelines, researchers reported.
MedPage Today
added Feb 10, 2015 08:13
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[USA] Medicaere to cover lung cancer screenings for smokers every year

Conway said, “This is the first time that Medicare has covered lung cancer screening. This is an important new Medicare preventive benefit since lung cancer is the third most common cancer and the leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States.”lung
NVO-Northern Voices Online (in)
added Feb 9, 2015 10:04
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[Canada] SHATENSTEIN: My best friend was a smoker who died 10 years ago this week. It's time for big changes to tobacco regulations

For my best friend, the new adventures stopped 10 years ago this week. Daniel Feist was 51 when he died. Longtime readers will also remember the unflinching series of articles he and I co-wrote for the Gazette in fall 2004, after he was diagnosed with St
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Feb 8, 2015 18:07
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Medicare Lung Ca Screening Gets Down to Business

regs for CT screening easier to implement, but still need work.
MedPage Today
added Feb 11, 2015 17:36
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[Utah] Former Salt Lake City Mayor Deedee Corradini diagnosed with lung cancer

Corradini was diagnosed with non-small cell lung cancer last year in late July. "It came as a total, total shock," Corradini said in an interview with KSL Newsradio. "I never smoked a cigarette."
Deseret News
added Feb 7, 2015 00:08
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Health effects associated with waterpipe smoking [FREE FULL TEXT]

Contrary to the widely held misconception, WPS is associated with a variety of adverse short-term and long-term health effects that should reinforce the need for stronger regulation. In addition, this review highlights the limitations of the published wor
Tobacco Control
added Feb 7, 2015 03:29
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[Florida] Fatal Brain Cancer’s Cause Looms Over Wrongful Death Tobacco Trial

As trial opened Thursday in Donald McMannis’ suit against tobacco manufacturers R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris, attorneys...sparred over whether the brain tumor that killed McMannis’ wife, Barbara, stemmed from smoking-related lung cancer.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Feb 6, 2015 20:37
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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... a higher upper limit
MedPage Today
added Feb 6, 2015 12:05
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[Florida] VIDEOS: McMannis v. R.J. Reynolds, et al.

McMannis claims defendant tobacco manufacturers R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris concealed the dangers of smoking and furthered Barbara McMannis' addiction to cigarettes, which caused her smoking-related lung cancer that spread to her brain and ultimately
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Feb 6, 2015 20:38
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Jury Holds RJ Reynolds Accountable To Florida Widow Whose Husband Died From Nicotine Addiction

returned a verdict of $6 million against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company (“RJR”) for Ellen Gray, the wife of Henry Gray, who died at the age of 63 from lung cancer and other smoking-related diseases.
Business Wire
added Feb 6, 2015 16:14
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