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The most common cause of cancer? Simple bad luck: Random mistakes in genetics are to blame, scientists say

"It is well-known that we must avoid environmental factors such as smoking".... Copying mistakes were linked to 77 per cent of pancreatic cancers but only 35 per cent of lung cancers. The latter was mostly triggered by smoking and other environmental fac
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 23, 2017 18:04

[North Carolina, South Carolina] Levine Cancer Institute Launches Nation's First Mobile Lung CT Unit to Improve Care for Region's Underserved and Rural Patients

Carolinas HealthCare System's Levine Cancer Institute, in partnership with Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation, Samsung and Frazer, designed and created the nation's first mobile lung unit with a computed tomography scanner
PR Newswire
added Mar 23, 2017 01:56

[Michigan] Effects of smoking more widespread than just lung cancer

Oncologist Michael J. Kraut led a tobacco prevention lecture on March 16 in the Oakland Center, where a former smoker shared her experience with an ongoing seven-year battle against cancer. Kraut discussed the causes and effects of tobacco use, starting
Oakland Post (Oakland University, Rochester, MI)
added Mar 22, 2017 16:54

Heeding Presumption Rejected In Tobacco User’s New York Asbestos Lung Cancer Trial ($$)

refused to impose a heeding presumption in an asbestos trial in an opinion posted March 20, saying that absent evidence that a cigarette user who ignored tobacco warnings would have acted differently in the asbestos context, she would not impose such a st
Lexis Nexis
added Mar 22, 2017 02:23

SBRT offers curative option for lung cancer patients age 80 and older

Highly targeted radiation therapy is well tolerated and effectively limits cancer spread for elderly patients with inoperable early stage disease...cancer specific survival (CSS)...rates were higher for patients who were not active smokers but lower for p
PR Newswire
added Mar 19, 2017 01:09

Shared Gene Expression Alterations in Nasal and Bronchial Epithelium for Lung Cancer Detection

These results support that the airway epithelial field of lung cancer–associated injury in ever smokers extends to the nose and demonstrates the potential of using nasal gene expression as a noninvasive biomarker for lung cancer detection.
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Mar 8, 2017 19:47
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Gene activity in the nose may signal lung cancer

Genetic changes in the cells lining the inside of the nose might someday help doctors diagnose lung cancer, a recent study suggests. “The idea that you don't have to sample the disease tissue but can diagnose presence of disease using relatively accessi
added Mar 8, 2017 19:47

[Asia, Mid-east, Uae] 30,000 people a year to get lung cancer in the Middle East by 2020

"The most universal cause of lung cancer is tobacco smoke, where smoking causes more than 85 per cent of lung cancer cases. "The Middle East is one of only two regions of the world where cigarette sales increased between 1990 and 1997. The number of smok
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Mar 6, 2017 19:24

OncoCyte says study confirms accuracy of lung cancer blood test

OncoCyte Corp, which is developing diagnostics in the fledgling field of liquid biopsies, said on Monday a 300-patient validation study of its blood test for early detection of lung cancer has confirmed the accuracy reported from a prior trial.
added Mar 6, 2017 15:41

Nasal Swab Shows Promise in Confirming Lung Cancers

researchers now say it may someday be possible to quickly confirm the disease after a CT scan, by using a simple nasal swab. The key is DNA-based "biomarkers" in the nasal passages that appear to reveal whether a lung lesion is cancerous or not. "Nasal
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 28, 2017 17:42
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