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Mike Pence's problem with science

Pence's first bit of data was simply wrong. Two-thirds of smokers actually do die of smoking-related illnesses. His second was misleading. Lung cancer... is still vastly more common among smokers..."A government big enough to go after smokers is big enoug
added Sep 3, 2018 15:18

[UK] Terminally ill cancer patient shows effects of smoking 300,000 cigarettes in a lifetime

Martial arts expert Anthony Pillage, 57, has smoked more than 300,000 cigarettes...has shared harrowing pictures and videos during his final months of living...‘Over 600 people have said they have given up smoking and the way they have written it I believ
Metro Café (uk)
added Aug 31, 2018 15:34

[Florida] RJR Slapped With $7.5M Total Verdict at Trial Over Trucker's Fatal Lung Cancer

Jurors delivered a $7.5 million verdict against R.J. Reynolds this week for the part they found the tobacco company played in the cancer death of a Florida truck driver. Olson v. R.J. Reynolds, 2008-CA-000396. Floyd Olson, 58, a long-haul trucker, died f
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 30, 2018 19:06

The 'Rewards and Risks' of Lung Cancer Screening

The abysmally low rates of lung cancer screening and slow adoption of low-dose CT suggests that the U.S. needs a public service campaign to push for lung cancer screening in the same vein that mammograms were encouraged in the 1990s.
MedPage Today
added Aug 25, 2018 13:53
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[UK] Tory minister who just recovered from lung cancer in bitter clash with MP who led call to relax rules on vaping

has just recovered from lung cancer has clashed with the MP behind moves to relax rules on e-cigarettes. Communities Secretary James Brokenshire – who had a third of his lung removed earlier this year – said more evidence was needed on the effects of vap
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 21, 2018 16:08

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
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

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

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

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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