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[UK] Wife, 31, who saved her husband's life by spotting his cancer tragically dies from a lung tumour even though she did NOT smoke after her symptoms were dismissed by doctors as 'stress'

Andrea had complained of nausea and back pains and, following scans, doctors broke the devastating news that she had terminal lung cancer... Only 20 per cent of lung cancer cases are related to smoking, according to Cancer Research UK.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 13, 2017 15:03
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Florida Jury Awards $1 Million To Widow In Engle Progeny Suit ($$)

on April 6 awarded the widow of a man who developed lung cancer and coronary artery disease (CAD) and died because of his addiction to cigarettes $1 million in compensatory damages (Steffany Sommers v. Philip Morris USA Inc., No. 13-2008-CA-001464-0000-01
Lexis Nexis
added Apr 10, 2017 21:53
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[Florida] Former Lawyer's Widow Awarded $1M in Trial Against Philip Morris Over Fatal Cancer

A Florida State Court jury Thursday awarded $1 million to the widow of a lawyer and real estate developer after finding Philip Morris responsible for his coronary artery disease and fatal lung cancer. Sommers v. Philip Morris, 2008-CA-001464.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Apr 8, 2017 21:58
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[Florida] $1.81M Award Strikes Three Tobacco Companies for Smoker's Cancer Death

was awarded $1.81 million last week for the lung cancer death of his wife, wrapping a rare Engle progeny trial against three of the country’s four biggest tobacco companies. Santoro v. R.J. Reynolds, et al., 2008-CV-025807(19). Jurors awarded Charles San
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Apr 4, 2017 12:30
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[Indiana, Kentucky] Why Many Tobacco-Friendly Business Groups Are Now Switching Sides

Smoking restrictions often are part of broader wellness initiatives, such as promoting exercise and nutrition, aimed at improving health—and business. "Smoking isn't just killing us, it's bankrupting us," said Ashli Watts, a spokeswoman with the Chamber o
Reuters
added Apr 3, 2017 17:24
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[Massachusetts] Debate over smoking breaks out at woman’s funeral

In Quincy, Mass., Carol Tan Wong died of lung cancer. During his eulogy for his mother, Adrian Wong said “she was not a smoker. Not exposed to secondhand smoke. Never worked with chemicals. She was simply unlucky.” That’s when David Small, who was not i
Minnesota Public Radio (MPR)
added Mar 29, 2017 19:20
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[Massachusetts] The funeral crasher: Stranger gives unsolicited 'racist' eulogy for woman who died of lung cancer by warning that illness was caused by 'incense at Asian churches'

Carol Tan Wong, 65, died of lung cancer on March 2 despite being a non-smoker... Adam Small, a local private investigator, stood up and gave his own eulogy He said that 'smoke in Asian churches' caused by incense was to blame
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 29, 2017 18:38
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[Florida] Trio of Tobacco Companies Accused of Responsibility for Woman's Fatal Cancer, as Trial Begins

A woman’s hopeless addiction to cigarettes was driven by tobacco deceit that led to her fatal lung cancer, an attorney for the woman’s widower said ...Santoro v. R.J. Reynolds, et al.,
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Mar 24, 2017 17:16
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Health coalition forms National Lung Cancer Roundtable to increase screening and reduce lung cancer deaths

coming together to form the National Lung Cancer Roundtable to accelerate the nation's efforts to reduce mortality from lung cancer. The group will focus on ensuring those at high-risk for lung cancer have access to high-quality screening, while also work
PR Newswire
added Mar 23, 2017 21:57
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Most Cancers Caused by Random DNA Copying Errors

But not all cancers have the same causation profile, and lifestyle and environment can still have a big influence on cancer risk. For example, in lung cancer, the leading cancer killer, 65 percent of mutations that cause the disease are environmental in
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 23, 2017 21:55
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