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[Australia] 'Tis the season of the social smoker

they're lighting up like Christmas trees. 'Tis the season of the social smoker and researchers suggest their ranks are growing... Despite a recent study finding long term, low level smoking makes them nine times more likely to die from lung cancer than
Queensland Country Life (au)
added Dec 18, 2016 19:03

Leading Causes of Cancer Mortality — Caribbean Region, 2003–2013

Lung and cervical cancers are important preventable causes of morbidity and mortality in most of the Caribbean countries. Lung cancers can be prevented through primary prevention of exposure to risk factors such as smoking
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Dec 16, 2016 22:25

[UK] AA Gill: “More life with your kids, more life with your friends, more life spent on earth — but only if you pay”

The millions of pounds smokers have contributed to the government's coffers via taxes on tobacco must be taken into account when NICE consider whether or not the NHS should be able to offer life extending treatment for smoking related lung cancer - smo
Times Of London (uk)
added Dec 15, 2016 15:36

Massachusetts Woman Claims Negligence Against Tobacco Companies In State Court ($$)

A woman who developed lung cancer after years of smoking filed suit in Massachusetts state court on Dec. 9, claiming that the cigarettes she smoked were unreasonably dangerous and should not have been sold (Marie Kovatsi v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco
Lexis Nexis
added Dec 13, 2016 23:41
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[UK] Could this drug have saved A A Gill's life? Simon only had two weeks left to live, but this treatment reduced his lung cancer and got him back to health

Simon only had two weeks left...Then the immunotherapy drug nivolumab completely turned his life around...was first diagnosed with advanced non-small cell lung cancer, a form usually caused by smoking (he was a smoker) in February last year after he devel
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 13, 2016 23:26

Maryland Judge Dismisses Negligence Suit Against Asbestos Manufacturer ($$)

on Nov. 16 granted a defense motion for summary judgment and dismissed a suit claiming that five workers were never warned that smoking cigarettes while working with asbestos can lead to lung cancer (James Harrell, et al. v. ACandS Inc., et al., No. 24X16
Lexis Nexis
added Dec 9, 2016 05:06

[UK-Scotland] Lung cancer test may show signs of disease up to five years before scan

Early results from a major trial showed how antibodies produced by the immune system in response to lung cancer could be used as a diagnostic tool. Of around 6,000 high-risk patients screened, about one in 10 tested positive for the antibodies.
Press Association (uk)
added Dec 9, 2016 05:01
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[UK] Lung cancer NEWS: Simple painkiller IBUPROFEN could reduce risk of deadly disease

This comes after it was revealed cancer sufferers will now have access to a potentially life-saving new drug pembrolizumab, also known as Keytruda, after NICE recommended it for routine NHS use.
The [London, UK] Express
added Dec 8, 2016 20:39

Even a Cigarette a Day Is Bad for Your Health

A person who habitually smokes just one cigarette a day is nine times as likely to die from lung cancer as a nonsmoker, and even if he or she quits at age 50, still has a 44 percent increased risk of premature death. These findings, from a large study i
New York Times
added Dec 8, 2016 04:13

Regular doses of ibuprofen 'lowers smokers' risk of lung cancer by 48%'

researchers at Ohio State University have found clear evidence that - taken in small doses at regular intervals - it can dispel much of the inflammation that leads to tumors in the lungs. It is one of the first studies to have examined specific types of
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 8, 2016 03:23
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