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HealthWell Foundation Kicks Off Lung Cancer Awareness Month With Launch Of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC) Fund

Copayment Assistance Now Available to People Living with NSCLC
PR Newswire
added Nov 7, 2014 08:41
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CHEST Foundation Launches Lung Cancer Awareness Campaign

"Lung Cancer Care: A Team Approach" Urges Patients to Advocate for Care and Lung Specialists to Engage Multidisciplinary Care Teams for Optimal Treatment...the importance of pulmonologists and lung cancer specialists working together to improve care for
PR Newswire
added Nov 7, 2014 08:39
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Medicare CT Screening Coverage Can Make This the Most Effective Lung Cancer Awareness Month Ever

By Nov. 10, Medicare must rule on coverage for computed tomography (CT) lung cancer screening - the first and only test proven to reduce lung cancer deaths. If Medicare will fully cover this exam for seniors at high risk for the disease, we can complete t
PR Newswire
added Nov 7, 2014 08:37
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CVS Health Announces $10 Million Commitment to Stand Up To Cancer to Fund Innovative Cancer Research

CVS/pharmacy to host in-store fundraising campaign during November's Lung Cancer Awareness Month to support Stand Up To Cancer
PR Newswire
added Nov 7, 2014 08:34
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Lung Cancer Screening Can Be Cost Effective, Study Reports

But, there are two caveats to that finding -- the procedure has to be performed by skilled professionals and the screening must be done on a very specific set of long-time smokers, the researchers noted. Results from the National Lung Screening Trial (N
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 7, 2014 08:31
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[New York] November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month / Screening Saves Lives, Say Mount Sinai Experts

Men and women with an increased risk of lung cancer – ages 55 or older, former and current smokers – should get screened annually. November is lung cancer awareness month, and the following experts are available to report on emerging trends in the field.
Newswise
added Nov 7, 2014 08:18
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[California] Lung cancer screenings help veterans breathe easier

Veterans are one of the highest-risk groups for lung cancer. Cigarette smoking is the No. 1 risk factor, and a history of smoking among veterans is estimated to be 40 percent higher than among the general population. Additional risk factors for veterans
Orange County (CA) Register
added Nov 7, 2014 08:11
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[Pennsylvania] Lawyer Sanctioned $1M Over Smoking Reference

Defense attorney Nancy Raynor has been sanctioned for close to $1 million for allowing a defense expert to make a prohibited reference to smoking in a lung cancer-related medical malpractice case that resulted in a mistrial... no doctors informed her of t
The Legal Intelligencer
added Nov 6, 2014 15:44
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Lung cancer diagnosed before it is detected by imaging

A team of researchers from Inserm led by Paul Hofman (Inserm Unit 1081/University of Nice) has just made a significant advance in the area of early diagnosis of invasive cancers. In a study which has just been published in the journal PLOS ONE, the team
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Nov 4, 2014 08:12
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New blood test can detect lung cancer

FRENCH cancer researchers say they have discovered a way to detect lung cancer through a simple blood test. The team, lead by Prof Paul Hofman at Nice CHU and the Inserm research centre at Nice Sophia-Antipolis university, say the “world first” test hig
The Connexion (fr)
added Nov 4, 2014 08:10
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