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Florida Federal Jury Again Rejects Claims By Smoker’s Widow ($$)

For the third time, jurors on Nov. 7 sided with the tobacco industry in a longstanding dispute over the lung cancer death of a Florida man (Eddie O....
Lexis Nexis
added Nov 10, 2018 17:38

Americans Unaware of Women's Top Cancer Killer / Survivors, Advocates Kick Off Awareness Month at National Press Club Event

Do you know the number one cancer killer of women? In the recent "Know Cancer Survey," 94 percent of 2,026 respondents answered that question incorrectly. Results of the national survey will be released during the Lung Cancer Awareness Month Kickoff &
PR Newswire
added Nov 9, 2018 17:01
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[Nigeria] NGO launches lung cancer prevention campaign

Move Against Cancer Africa (MACA), a cancer advocacy NGO, on Thursday, rolled out lung cancer prevention awareness programme in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Mr Caleb Egwuenu, the Project Director of MACA, told News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on th
News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) (ng)
added Nov 9, 2018 02:18
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[UK] Lifesaving mobile lung cancer screening project launched in Leeds

A NEW mobile screening trial in Leeds designed to help detect the early signs of lung cancer could lead to a national screening programme being launched to save more lives. GPs will be inviting around 7,000 smokers and ex-smokers to take part in the Leeds
Yorkshire Post (uk)
added Nov 8, 2018 19:04

Lung Cancer: Not What You Think

The American Lung Association's LUNG FORCE and Cancer Treatment Centers of America are collaborating on a bold campaign to raise awareness around the #1 cancer killer
PR Newswire
added Nov 7, 2018 18:46
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Team Draft Kicks Off 5th Annual Super Bowl Challenge on November 1st to Raise Lung Cancer Awareness and Research Dollars

This unique fund raising challenge gives lung cancer survivors the opportunity to raise funds for public awareness and cutting-edge research that gives new hope to those battling this often misunderstood disease. The top three fundraisers will earn trips
PR Newswire
added Nov 7, 2018 18:40

[Texas] GONZALEZ: November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month, and a good time to learn more

In Texas alone, 15,460 will be diagnosed and 9,310 will die of the disease this year. Eighty to 90 percent of all lung cancer deaths are attributed to cigarette smoking. But that means up to 20 percent of people who die from lung cancer in the U.S. every
Mcallen (TX) Monitor
added Nov 7, 2018 17:39
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Respirable Particulates, Airborne Contaminants and Lung Cancer Awareness Month

the most important thing a person can do to lower their lung cancer risk is to quit smoking and to avoid secondhand smoke. The second leading cause of lung cancer is radon, a naturally occurring gas that comes from the earth and can get trapped in homes a
added Nov 6, 2018 11:11
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[New Hampshire] 1,230 lung cancer diagnoses expected in NH in 2018

During Lung Cancer Awareness Month, the American Lung Association highlights that awareness of lung cancer is more important than ever, as the lifesaving lung cancer screening has the potential to save thousands of lives.
Foster's Democrat
added Nov 2, 2018 07:10

McMILLEN: A vaccine to stop lung cancer? It’s made from tobacco taxes and legislation

Evidence compiled over many years shows that a combination of hard-hitting media prevention campaigns, strict laws and higher taxes can reduce the numbers of teens who start smoking and nudge adults smokers toward quitting.
The Conversation (au)
added Nov 2, 2018 06:54
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