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How the American Cancer Society Fights Lung Cancer

takes a comprehensive approach to combatting lung cancer through funding research, providing information, and with services that help people with lung cancer and their families cope with the disease. The Society also takes an active role in fighting tobac
American Cancer Society
added Nov 18, 2014 11:14
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[New York] As Great American Smokeout approaches, several stats still alarm

Western New York has some of the highest smoking rates in the state, including 26 percent in Erie County and 27 percent in Niagara County, according to officials with Roswell Park Cancer Institute. And tobacco use remains the leading cause of preventable
Buffalo (NY) News
added Nov 15, 2014 09:02
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SURVEY: What kind of age limitation is appropriate for lung cancer screening?

63.9% Should not be limited 16.2% 74 is okay 13% Should be higher 7% Medicare shouldn't pay for screening
MedPage Today
added Nov 15, 2014 08:38
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2014′s Best & Worst States at Combating the High Cost of Lung Cancer

another 224,210 new patients were expected to be diagnosed with the illness this year alone. Advancing the cause of Lung Cancer Awareness Month, WalletHub ranked the 50 states and the District of Columbia in terms of their efforts to combat the expensive
WalletHub
added Nov 13, 2014 21:17
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Michigan has second highest number nationally of would-be non smokers

Michigan ranks second place among states with the highest number of smokers who have attempted to quit smoking, and falls just above the middle among among the 51 states for having an environment favorable to avoiding lung cancer, according to a national
Royal Oak (MI) Daily Tribune
added Nov 13, 2014 21:13
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[Florida] $400K Punitive Verdict in Wrongful Death Tobacco Lawsuit’s Retrial on Damages

Jurors awarded Dianne Webb $450,000 in punitive damages Thursday in her Engle progeny wrongful death suit against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. for the lung cancer death of Webb’s father James Kayce Horner. The jury needed less than 90 minutes to reach its d
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 13, 2014 21:06
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[California] Keck Medicine of USC supports draft Medicare proposal for lung cancer screenings

Multidisciplinary Lung Cancer program supports the move to increase awareness, prevention and treatment of the disease. The proposal from CMS is now open for a 90-day public commentary period with a final decision expected in early February. The decision
PR Newswire
added Nov 13, 2014 21:00
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VIDEO: Does Medicare Lung Screen Coverage Fall Short?

The age limit of 74 proposed for coverage of annual low-dose CT lung cancer screening in high-risk individuals was the major point of contention for Claudia Henschke, PhD, MD, of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City. Paperwork hu
MedPage Today
added Nov 13, 2014 10:10
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[New York] Upstate expects to screen more smokers for lung cancer now that Medicare will pay for test

Upstate University Hospital could see see a lot more long-time smokers coming in to get screened for lung cancer now that the federal Medicare program has indicated it will pay for the test. Upstate launched a lung cancer screening program two years ago,
Syracuse (NY) Post-Standard
added Nov 12, 2014 15:49
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VIDEO: Does Medicare Lung Screen Coverage Fall Short? Discussants: Claudia Henschke PhD, MD; Robert "Chip" Gilkeson, MD; Dan Raz, MD

shortchanges seniors on the promise of early detection...The age limit of 74 proposed for coverage of annual low-dose CT lung cancer screening in high-risk individuals was the major point of contention for Claudia Henschke...Paperwork hurdles for patients
MedPage Today
added Nov 12, 2014 11:54
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