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[Alaska] Major Tobacco Trial Comes To A Close In Bethel

Marshall resident Dolores Hunter lost her husband to lung cancer over a decade ago, and she has been suing Phillip Morris for damages ever since. She alleges that her husband, Benjamin Francis, was deceived about the health effects of Marlboro Lights cig
KYUK (Bethel, AK)
added Apr 27, 2018 00:35
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[Alaska] Closing arguments finish in tobacco trial in Bethel

Toward the end of their closing arguments, the attorneys started to argue over how much Benjamin Francis’ life was really worth. Don Burmeister, one of Hunter’s attorneys, says that Francis’ family lost well more than a million dollars when he died. Hi
KTOO (Juneau, AK)
added Apr 26, 2018 13:57
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[UK-Scotland] More women diagnosed with lung cancer than men for first time in Scotland

Cigarette marketing to women in the latter part of the 20th Century has been blamed for the rise in female lung cancer cases
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Apr 26, 2018 12:02
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Response to H. Nabi et al.

We agree with Nabi et al. that adiposity, as a main source of estrogen biosynthesis after menopause, can influence nuclear estrogen receptor (ER)–β expression in the lung. To approach this issue, in our data, we evaluated whether 1) adiposity measured by
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Apr 23, 2018 00:16
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RE: Smoking, Sex, and Non–Small Cell Lung Cancer: Steroid Hormone Receptors in Tumor Tissue (S0424)

In closing, future work should consider the role of adiposity if we are expecting to have a more complete picture of the interplay between smoking, sex, hormone receptors, and survival in lung cancer.
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Apr 23, 2018 00:14
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Will You Change How You Treat Lung Cancer?

Results from a group of lung cancer trials presented at the annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) could have practice-changing implications. In metastatic nonsquamous cell non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), the addition
MedPage Today
added Apr 19, 2018 23:37
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Response

in our study, we examined the proportion of never-smokers in non–small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients, not the incidence of lung cancer cases in never-smokers, as was described in the correspondence. Based on our data, our conclusion is that the propor
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Apr 19, 2018 15:40
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RE: Proportion of Never-Smoker Non–Small Cell Lung Cancer Patients at Three Diverse Institutions

We found no statistically significant difference in the proportion of never-smokers compared with smokers over time periods similar to those of Pelosof et al. (1), and thus no evidence of a temporal change in the proportions of lung cancer cases in neve
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Apr 19, 2018 15:40
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Utah ranks among U.S. states with highest rates of lung cancer caused by air pollution, report says

Though the absolute number of cases was relatively low, it represents a sizable portion of all lung cancers that occur in Utah, where the most common cause of lung cancer — smoking — isn’t particularly prevalent.
Salt Lake Tribune
added Apr 17, 2018 19:03
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[West Virginia] Defendants Want Asbestos Plaintiffs Precluded From Raising Tobacco-Use Issues ($$)

Federal law prevents lung cancer and mesothelioma asbestos plaintiffs from arguing or presenting evidence that they lacked sufficient warning about the dangers tobacco use posed, four defendants told a West Virginia judge on April 13 (In re: Asbestos Liti
Lexis Nexis
added Apr 16, 2018 21:58
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