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Technology may be key to help patients quit smoking

with one group receiving a brief counseling session at time of lung cancer screening, which is the standard intervention. In addition to counseling, the other group will receive NRT and "gain-framed" text messaging which emphasizes the benefits of quittin
EurekAlert
added Feb 16, 2018 22:00
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[Florida] PHILIP MORRIS USA INC. and R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Appellants, v. ROBERT A. GORE, SR, Appellee (PDF)

To the extent the defendants now suggest on appeal that Dr. Proctor’s testimony went beyond a historical opinion and ventured into a scientific opinion (i.e., that adding ammonia to cigarettes increases their addictiveness), the defendants failed to p
Amazon CloudFront
added Feb 15, 2018 21:32
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[Florida] Fla. Appeals Court Affirms $2M Award For Smoker's Widower ($$)

affirmed a $2 million award to a man who sued tobacco companies R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris on behalf of his late wife who died of lung cancer, and allowed the widower to pursue punitive damages as well. A three-judge Fourth District panel rejected a
Law360
added Feb 15, 2018 21:21
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Estrogen Plays a Key Role in Lung Cancer Development

A link between hormones and smoking may provide insight as to why women are more likely to develop non–small cell lung cancer compared with men. Previous research shows that incidence rates of lung cancer are increasing among younger women in the United
CURE
added Feb 15, 2018 02:04
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[Asia] Q&A: Bill Gates on China's role in global poverty alleviation and development

And the final disease area is in tobacco - to work with the government and see how we can help with policies that would reduce deaths from lung cancer and other cancers that you get from either first-hand or second-hand smoke.
Xinhua Newswire
added Feb 13, 2018 17:58
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[Asia-pacific, Taiwan] Tobacco must be strictly controlled

Lung cancer experts might not know much about epidemiology, in which case they might misjudge the reasons for lung cancer....The nation’s population is aging, which gives rise to a false increase, but age-specific incidence rates of lung cancer are falli
Taipei Times (tw)
added Feb 10, 2018 16:43
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[Kentucky] 'No one deserves cancer' Area nonsmoker diagnosed with lung cancer

Nonsmokers account for at least 20 percent of lung cancer deaths annually in the U.S., according to the American Cancer Society. In 2017, that equaled about 30,000 people. Gooch suffers from allergies, which is one reason she shied away from second-hand
Owensboro (KY) Messenger Inquirer
added Feb 9, 2018 22:42
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[Australia] Woman is given just months to live after being diagnosed with lung cancer for the SECOND time despite never having smoked a cigarette

The type of cancer she has been diagnosed with is not derived from smoking. 'There's a lot of misconceptions around that and now we just live in a world where environmental things affect us,' Ruby added.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 7, 2018 00:32
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[Asia-pacific] Olympic embarrassment: Japan falls way short in banning public smoking ahead of 2020 Games

The government’s recently unveiled anti-smoking plan has sparked an outcry from lung cancer patients and other activists because it leaves a gaping loophole that basically allows customers in restaurants and bars to continue lighting up. The plan releas
Japan Times (jp)
added Feb 6, 2018 17:47
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[Asia] World Cancer Day: 5 key facts about lung cancer in India

#1. Smoking tobacco remains the single most important risk factor (80–90%) when it comes to developing lung cancer. #2. The overall estimated lung cancer mortality in India in 2012 was 63,759, making it the third most common cause of cancer-related mort
The Health Site (in)
added Feb 5, 2018 16:59
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