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Insight into development of lung cancer

A new study identifies two main pathways for the role of chromosome 15q25.1 -- a leader in increasing susceptibility to lung cancer -- in modifying disease risk. One pathway is implicated in nicotine dependence. The other plays a part in biological proce
ScienceDaily
added Aug 21, 2018 15:50
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[UK] E-cigarettes are a health risk, says James Brokenshire

A cabinet minister who developed lung cancer has expressed concern about the long-term effects of vaping after an influential report recommended relaxing restrictions on e-cigarettes. James Brokenshire, the communities secretary, who has never smoked b
Times Of London (uk)
added Aug 21, 2018 10:43
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Overall and Central Obesity and Risk of Lung Cancer: A Pooled Analysis

The inverse BMI–lung cancer association is not entirely due to smoking and reverse causation. Central obesity, particularly concurrent with low BMI, may help identify high-risk populations for lung cancer.
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Aug 17, 2018 11:46
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SAMET: Lung Cancer, Smoking, and Obesity: It’s Complicated

The obesity epidemic has now overlapped the tobacco epidemic for several decades, and the interplay of these two highly prevalent and powerful risk factors for cancer needs to be better understood...there is a need for insightful mechanistic research to
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Aug 17, 2018 11:45
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Lung Cancer Screening's Downside Not Discussed Enough

Those risks include a high rate of false positives, which can lead to unnecessary follow-up procedures. And in some cases, screening can reveal lung cancer that, left untreated, would not have affected patients in their lifetime, the study authors said.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 15, 2018 17:08
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15 Myths About Lung Cancer You Need to Stop Believing

there are certainly other measures smokers can take to improving their odds of not developing the deadly disease. The ACS recommends avoiding cancer-causing chemicals and radon exposure when possible. Also, your lifestyle is key. Incorporate plenty of fr
The Cheat Sheet
added Aug 15, 2018 16:18
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Shared Decision-Making Flops for Lung Ca Screening

A snapshot of real-world shared decision-making conversations for lung cancer screening revealed that such discussions averaged less than a minute and that the physicians involved never once brought up potential harms, a new study found. Among the 14 ex
MedPage Today
added Aug 15, 2018 01:23
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[UK] Lung cancer warning - why you should never ignore this symptom on your skin

Lung cancer is one of the most common types of cancer in the UK...Almost 45,000 people are diagnosed with lung cancer in the UK every year....But as it develops, it could lead to a number of tell-tale signs, including jaundice - where the skin turns a yel
Daily Express (uk)
added Aug 10, 2018 14:51
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Red Sox analyst Remy again diagnosed with cancer

Remy, 65, was first diagnosed with lung cancer in 2008, which he attributed to years of smoking cigarettes. Remy suffered a relapse in 2013 and again before spring training in 2017 before having yet another recurrence that July that led to him having sur
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 8, 2018 01:18
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Former Smokers Might Want to Eat More Tomatoes

A new study found that former smokers with diets high in tomatoes and fresh fruit had a slower rate of decline in lung function, suggesting those foods may help restore lungs damaged by smoking. Researchers also found that among all adults, including peo
Vice.com
added Aug 7, 2018 17:10
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