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GSK Consumer Healthcare and CVS Health Partner to Support the American Lung Association During Lung Cancer Awareness Month

Throughout November, purchases of Nicorette® and NicoDerm® CQ® at CVS Pharmacy will benefit American Lung Association's LUNG FORCE and the fight against lung cancer
PR Newswire
added Nov 7, 2017 22:19

[Italy] Measurements of electronic cigarette-generated particles for the evaluation of lung cancer risk of active and passive users [FREE FULL TEXT]

leading to the conclusion that electronic cigarettes are safer than traditional cigarettes, under the conditions described in this paper, while the variability in exposure and risk estimates due to the use of electronic cigarettes and liquids different th
Journal of Aerosol Science
added Nov 7, 2017 19:38

[Texas] GONZALEZ: Quit smoking for better health — November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month

Quitting smoking is not easy due to the highly addictive nicotine found in cigarettes but a healthcare professional can help connect you to resources to help you quit, which could save your life.
Mcallen (TX) Monitor
added Nov 7, 2017 03:52

Lung cancer can be sneaky

Interestingly enough, lung cancer is a disease that we know the biggest risk for: smoking. While other risk factors, such as radon and asbestos exposure, also increase your risk of developing lung cancer, smoking causes 80 to 90 percent of lung cancer ca
added Nov 6, 2017 16:24

[UK] Has the smoking ban had an effect on deaths from lung cancer dropping? - Saturday Briefing

THE figures suggest it has indeed had a beneficial effect. The ban was introduced in 2007 when the rate of lung cancer deaths in the UK was 66.2 per 100,000 deaths. In 2014, that figure was down to 61.4 per 100,000. Curiously, the decrease has been much
The [London, UK] Express
added Nov 6, 2017 15:43

[Netherlands] Smokers bring case against the tobacco industry / Attempted murder, manslaughter, grievous bodily harm and falsification of documents

filed charges with the Dutch Public Prosecutor’s Office... The tobacco manufacturers are accused of attempted murder and manslaughter and/or premeditated attempts to cause grievous bodily harm and/or premeditated attempts to cause damage to health.
Stichting Rookpreventie Jeugd [Youth Smoking Prevention) (nl)
added Nov 3, 2017 18:01

Chest Docs Balance Risks-Benefits of Lung Cancer Screening

Proposed guidelines for lung cancer screening are an attempt to balance the balance of benefit and harms associated with low-dose computed tomography (LDCT), experts said here.
MedPage Today
added Nov 3, 2017 17:51
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Shared Decision-Making Strategies for Lung Ca Screening Get High Marks

Two different strategies for conveying the risks and benefits of lung cancer screening to patients -- one physician-led and the other web-based -- proved equally helpful in terms of patient satisfaction and knowledge retention in a study reported here. Fi
MedPage Today
added Nov 3, 2017 17:50

[Iowa] June E. Nylen Cancer Center raising lung cancer awareness

Cancer Center along with the National Lung Cancer Alliance will promote "Shine A Light For Lung Cancer Awareness," a national campaign to educate the community about the importance of early detection and risk factors for lung cancer.
Sioux City (IA) Journal
added Nov 3, 2017 17:41
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New Study from American Lung Association's LUNG FORCE Reveals Low Awareness of Lifesaving Lung Cancer Screening Among Those at Greatest Risk

"Saved By The Scan" is the first national public service advertising (PSA) campaign that educates Americans on the benefits of early detection through lung cancer screening and encourages high-risk individuals to take an online lung cancer screening elig
PR Newswire
added Nov 3, 2017 02:28
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