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Best Ways to Quit Smoking, Cut Your Lung Cancer Risk

Men who smoke have a 23 times increased risk of lung cancer. And exposure to secondhand smoke causes approximately 7,330 lung cancer deaths among nonsmokers in the United States every year. So, if you've never smoked, don't start. If you do smoke, try t
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 6, 2018 18:16
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Studies Question Current Lung Cancer Screening Guidelines

Lung cancer screening based on an individual's risk could save more lives than screening as recommended by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), according to a study from the National Cancer Institute. NCI researchers led by Li C. Cheung, Ph
MedPage Today
added Jan 5, 2018 12:50
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Studies Question Current Lung Cancer Screening Guidelines

Lung cancer screening based on an individual's risk could save more lives than screening as recommended by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), according to a study from the National Cancer Institute.
MedPage Today
added Jan 4, 2018 12:20
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When Cancer Strikes Twice

In many cases, the development of a second cancer resulted from the same risk factors that most likely precipitated the first malignancy. ...a smoker who has been successfully treated for lung cancer may later develop bladder cancer, which is also relate
New York Times
added Dec 26, 2017 15:27
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China's national tobacco company has a staggering market — and they start young

Bloomberg Businessweek reporter Andrew Martin investigated China's tobacco industry for the latest issue of the magazine. “[CNTC] was started by the government in 1982 as a way to corral black market cigarettes,” Martin says. “It’s just exploded in growt
Public Radio International (PRI)
added Dec 22, 2017 21:32
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Global Lung Cancer Liquid Biopsy Market 2017-2021: Vendors' Focusing on Clinical Trials - Research and Markets

The report, Global Lung Cancer Liquid Biopsy Market 2017-2021, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report als
Business Wire
added Dec 21, 2017 06:19
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OZ: New low-dose scan can catch lung cancer early

The great news is that if you're at high risk for lung cancer, you can have a low-dose CT scan and detect the disease early on. That slashes the risk of death from lung cancer by 20 percent! To spread the word, the American Lung Association has launched
Texarkana (TX) Gazette
added Dec 20, 2017 18:47
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[Canada] Corner Brook native Bob O’Reilly launches Qwidder app to help people stop smoking

Bill’s death not only inspired Bob O’Reilly to quit smoking for good, but ignited a passion inside him to help others give up cigarettes. O’Reilly, who now lives in Halifax, has made good on that promise to his brother. He is president and co-founder of
Western Star (ca)
added Dec 20, 2017 03:05
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A Cough That Won't Quit: Is It Lung Cancer?

Lung cancer is 10 times more likely to occur in smokers than non-smokers... an estimated 36.5 million people over 18 smoked cigarettes in 2015. Even though smoking rates have been slowly declining, smoking still remains the leading cause of preventable di
Roswell Park Cancer Institute
added Dec 15, 2017 21:43
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[Australia] Four out of 10 men who die of cancer could have avoided it

The cancers responsible for the largest numbers of potentially preventable deaths were lung, bowel, melanoma, liver and stomach cancers. "By far the biggest preventable cause of cancer deaths in Australia is tobacco smoke," says Professor Whiteman. It
Australian Financial Review (au)
added Dec 13, 2017 13:46
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