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Study finds biomarker for lung cancer detection in the nasal passages of smokers

A new nasal test may allow patients suspected of having lung cancer to undergo a simple swab of their nose to determine if they have the disease. Researchers at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have found that a genomic biomarker in the nasal
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Feb 28, 2017 16:53
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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 Feb 28, 2017 16:53
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[Texas] Christus offers lung scans without referral ($$)

A potentially lifesaving screening procedure is available to more people now at Christus Santa Rosa Hospital-New Braunfels, or CSRH-NB. Starting Monday, the hospital will allow people who don’t have referrals from a physician to receive low-radiation CT
New Braunfels (TX) Herald-Zeitung
added Feb 25, 2017 15:23
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[Canada] Prison Time Can Be Deadly … to Health

Being behind bars puts people at greater risk for both developing certain types of cancer and dying from their disease, Canadian researchers found.... "Specific strategies that could prevent cancer in this population include smoking cessation
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 24, 2017 21:57
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Finance Minister Aso questions cigarettes-lung cancer link

"Lung cancer is without a doubt increasing," Aso said. "I hear from various people who question whether there is really a relationship with cigarettes." Aso went on to encourage lawmakers’ use of electronic cigarettes while at work. "How about proposin
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Feb 22, 2017 19:45
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[UK] More women than men die of lung cancer ($$)

The death rate from lung cancer among young women will outstrip that of men for the first time this year...“The difference is not significant, but it reflects the similar smoking patterns in younger generations over recent decades and confirms that smoki
Times Of London (uk)
added Feb 22, 2017 17:09
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CESSATION OF CIGARETTE SMOKING AND THE IMPACT ON CANCER INCIDENCE IN THE D:A:D STUDY

Overall cancer incidence declined to that of non-smokers after one year quitting except for lung cancer incidence, which did not decrease even >5 years after quitting. Smoking cessation efforts should be a priority to reduce the risk of cancer, however,
Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI)
added Feb 22, 2017 16:20
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HIV Patients Who Quit Smoking Lower Cancer Risk

A year after quitting smoking, patients infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) have risk for most cancers that is about the same as non-smokers – the exception is lung cancer, which remains elevated through 5 years, researchers reported here. On
MedPage Today
added Feb 22, 2017 16:13
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A Warm Biography of the Fantastical, Feminist Angela Carter

The English writer Angela Carter (1940-1992)... Carter found an audience before she died, at 51, of lung cancer....She was a savage smoker of cigarettes. “When she was writing,” Gordon says, “smoke would curl out from the keyhole in her room.”
New York Times
added Feb 22, 2017 03:42
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[Florida] Smoker's Actions Justify Limited Punitives, Engle Jury Finds ($$)

A Florida jury awarded only $400,000 in punitive damages on Friday against Philip Morris and R.J. Reynolds after finding they concealed facts important to the health decisions of a smoker who died of lung cancer in 1995. The second-phase trial for puniti
Law360
added Feb 19, 2017 02:01
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