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Cigarette smoking increases risk of developing second smoking-associated cancer

smoking prior to the first diagnosis of lung (stage I), bladder, kidney or head and neck cancer increases risk of developing a second smoking-associated cancer. This is the largest study to date exploring risk of second cancers among current smokers.
News-Medical.net
added Nov 11, 2014 05:27
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Medicare Plans To Cover Lung Cancer Screening

Annual low-dose CT lung cancer screening for high-risk individuals will be covered by Medicare, albeit with restrictions, according to a preliminary decision from the agency. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) said Monday that low-dose
MedPage Today
added Nov 10, 2014 23:45
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View Public Comments for Screening for Lung Cancer with Low Dose Computed Tomography (LDCT)

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
added Nov 10, 2014 23:31
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Proposed Decision Memo for Screening for Lung Cancer with Low Dose Computed Tomography (LDCT) (CAG-00439N)

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) proposes that the evidence is sufficient to add a lung cancer screening counseling and shared decision making visit, and for appropriate beneficiaries, screening for lung cancer with low dose computed tom
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
added Nov 10, 2014 23:27
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Medicare Proposes Paying for Lung Cancer Screenings for Older Longtime Smokers

Medicare will cover annual screenings for lung cancer for older Americans with long histories of heavy smoking, the federal government said Monday in a proposal that would cover an estimated four million people, many of whom are at greatest risk for the d
New York Times
added Nov 10, 2014 23:21
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Medicare to Cover Lung Cancer Screening for Long-Time Smokers

Annual lung cancer screenings for long-term smokers may soon be covered by Medicare, the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced Monday. The reimbursement proposal would cover annual CT scans for people aged 55 to 74 with a smokin
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 10, 2014 22:02
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[Florida] Opening Statement of the Week: James Gustafson in Webb v R.J. Reynolds

James Gustafson, representing Dianne Webb, gives the opening statement in the retrial on damages ...Throughout his statement, he highlights the defendant’s culpability as a closed issue, while also delivering a powerful narrative of Horner’s bond with hi
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 10, 2014 16:05
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[North Carolina] NC Health Officials And Advisory Board Release Plan To Fight Cancer

Petersen says policymakers also need to pay attention to the risks of exposure to tobacco smoke and find ways to decrease it. She says a law passed by the General Assembly in 2010 making bars and restaurants smoke free was an important step. Petersen say
WUNC-FM (Chapel Hill, NC)
added Nov 7, 2014 22:49
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Cigars Expose Smokers to Harmful, Cancer-causing Agents

“Cigar smokers have higher levels of exposure to harmful constituents, including cotinine, NNAL, and toxic metals, than non-tobacco users,” Chen said. “Once differences are accounted for in frequency of use, the levels of NNAL, a strong carcinogen, are c
American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)
added Nov 7, 2014 11:34
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Cigars Loaded With Harmful Toxins, Study Shows

Even though they may not be inhaled, 'cloud' of smoke could be as dangerous as that from cigarettes
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 7, 2014 11:32
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