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Risks of Lung Screening Seen Outweighing Benefits in Many with Smoking History

Using the Bach risk tool for assessing lung cancer risk in veterans screened at eight academic VA centers, nearly 5,600 veterans in the lowest risk quintile needed to be screened to prevent one lung cancer death. Meanwhile, the number of false-positive
MedPage Today
added Jan 24, 2018 04:45
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[Canada] Quebec Tobacco-Free Week to raise awareness of smoking-related cancers

85 per cent of lung cancers and 60 per cent of throat cancer deaths are linked to smoking, the council said on the first day of Quebec Tobacco-Free Week 2018. The campaign slogan, “Le tabac laisse des marques” (roughly, “tobacco leaves its imprint”), ai
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Jan 22, 2018 05:44
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Smoking status and survival among a national cohort of lung and colorectal cancer patients

Among both LC and CRC patients, current smokers at diagnosis have higher mortality than never-smokers. This effect should be further studied in the context of tumor biology. However, smoking cessation around the time of diagnosis did not affect survival
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 20, 2018 16:32
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Lung Cancer: New Tools for Making Decisions About Treatment Find Out More Coping With Lung Cancer Find Out More Lung Cancer: New Tools for Making Decisions About Treatment Find Out More
Cancer.com (Janssen Oncology)
added Jan 16, 2018 15:13
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Cancer.com Site Sat Dormant for 10 Years. Now It's Live Again.

"It's really important at Janssen Oncology to follow our mission to have a world where cancer is preventable, chronic, and curable,"... Breast and lung cancer constituted the initial high prevalence areas, with the goal of adding many more tumor types in
MedPage Today
added Jan 16, 2018 15:09
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[UK] Health bosses hand medical records of 180,000 British lung cancer patients to US firm working for one of world's biggest tobacco companies

Public Health England handed over anonymised NHS records covering every single lung tumour diagnosed between 2009 and 2013 - some 179,040 patients - to William E. Wecker Associates without the consent of patients or their families. The company have wor
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 16, 2018 00:17
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[UK] Health officials defend handing cancer data to tobacco-linked firm

Public Health England (PHE) said that it handed over the information after the statistical analysis firm William E Wecker submitted a data request under the Freedom of Information Act. The health body said that it was legally bound to comply. It added t
Press Association (uk)
added Jan 16, 2018 00:14
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[UK] Medical records of thousands of patients were handed to US firms connected to tobacco industry by British health officials, Telegraph probe reveals

The medical records of British cancer victims have been handed to a controversial American firm working for one of the world’s biggest tobacco companies, the Daily Telegraph can reveal. The data covering almost 180,000 patients - every case of lung canc
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jan 16, 2018 00:09
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[UK] Lung cancer patients' medical records sent to US company linked with tobacco giant Philip Morris

Public Health England released the anonymised NHS data under the Freedom of Information (FoI) Act to William E Wecker Associates
The Independent (uk)
added Jan 16, 2018 00:08
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[UK] Health bosses hand medical records of 180,000 British lung cancer patients to US firm working for one of world's biggest tobacco companies

Public Health England handed over anonymised NHS records covering every single lung tumour diagnosed between 2009 and 2013 - some 179,040 patients - to William E. Wecker Associates without the consent of patients or their families. The company have wor
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 15, 2018 23:51
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