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[Massachusetts] SUMMARY AND PERSPECTIVES: SUMMERLIN V. PHILIP MORRIS USA, ET AL.

The jury found that defendants, Hampden Automotive and Philip Morris USA, breached the implied warranty of merchantability for selling a defectively designed product, but neither were found to be a substantial contributing cause of Mr. Summerlin’s lung ca
Defense Litigation Insider (MG+M Law Firm)
added Oct 19, 2018 20:10
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[Denmark] Smoking Ups Risk of Myeloproliferative Neoplasms Overall and by Subtype

Previous studies linking smoking with MPNs were conducted in women's cohorts and with various definitions of MPNs. For this study, researchers conducted a cohort study with register-based follow-up of selected people from the general population from Denm
Oncology Nurse Advisor
added Oct 19, 2018 12:10
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[Massachusetts] RJ Reynolds Hit With $43M Verdict In Lung Cancer Trial ($$)

A Boston jury has awarded $43.1 million in damages after finding that the blame for a man’s fatal lung cancer lay with R.J. Reynolds but not with rival tobacco company Philip Morris or an auto parts firm accused of selling asbestos-laden brakes.
Law360
added Oct 16, 2018 17:54
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Lung cancer will remain major health issue, despite falling rates

"We found that future smoking and lung cancer rates and deaths will continue to decrease," said Meza, who is the coordinating principal investigator of the CISNET Lung group, adding those decreases are the result of tobacco control measures implemented u
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Oct 15, 2018 23:20
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[Massachusetts] Shepard Law Co-Counsel in Lawsuit Against Asbestos and Tobacco Defendants That Results in $43 Million Verdict

In Summerlin, et al. v. Philip Morris...ury was swayed by the evidence of the manipulation of nicotine and menthol and by evidence that the tobacco companies had created confusion and controversy for decades by publicly debating the health effects of smo
PR Web
added Oct 15, 2018 19:16
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[UK] Londoners to be scanned in supermarket car parks in pioneering bid to cut lung cancer deaths

A £1 million pilot scheme — the first in the capital — is being set up in west London and aims to target more than 7,000 smokers or former smokers and detect tumours early. The results from the year-long trial will be used to determine whether the NHS s
London Evening Standard (uk)
added Oct 12, 2018 13:59
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[California] Study: Tobacco laws cited for 28% lower lung cancer rate in Calif.

Lung cancer deaths are 28 percent lower in California compared with the rest of the country -- with strong tobacco control in the Golden State cited as the primary reason, according to a study. R
UPI
added Oct 11, 2018 13:24
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[Massachusetts] Widow Blames Husband’s Death on Asbestos, Lung Cancer and Smoking

In a recent lawsuit over a man’s death from lung cancer, both heavy smoking and exposure to asbestos from brake dust were found to be responsible. The man, Louis S., died from lung cancer before the trial began. The asbestos lawsuit was filed jointly by
Top Class Actions
added Oct 9, 2018 19:21
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[Virginia] Lung Cancer Screening Rates Fall Short in VA

Adherence to annual lung cancer screening has been less than ideal among screening-eligible participants taking part in a Veteran's Administration Lung Cancer Screening Demonstration Project (LCSDP) researchers report. In a retrospective study involving
MedPage Today
added Oct 5, 2018 14:08
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Adherence to annual lung cancer screening needs improvement

"Our study demonstrates that even within the context of a well-designed, implemented and guideline-adherent LDCT screening program, adherence is not optimal and does not reach the reported 95 percent of the NLST when the baseline scan is negative," says
PR Newswire
added Oct 4, 2018 18:43
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