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[UK] Health officials defend handing cancer data to tobacco-linked firm

Public Health England (PHE) said that it handed over the information after the statistical analysis firm William E Wecker submitted a data request under the Freedom of Information Act. The health body said that it was legally bound to comply. It added t
Press Association (uk)
added Jan 16, 2018 00:14

[UK] Medical records of thousands of patients were handed to US firms connected to tobacco industry by British health officials, Telegraph probe reveals

The medical records of British cancer victims have been handed to a controversial American firm working for one of the world’s biggest tobacco companies, the Daily Telegraph can reveal. The data covering almost 180,000 patients - every case of lung canc
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jan 16, 2018 00:09

[UK] Lung cancer patients' medical records sent to US company linked with tobacco giant Philip Morris

Public Health England released the anonymised NHS data under the Freedom of Information (FoI) Act to William E Wecker Associates
The Independent (uk)
added Jan 16, 2018 00:08

[UK] Health bosses hand medical records of 180,000 British lung cancer patients to US firm working for one of world's biggest tobacco companies

Public Health England handed over anonymised NHS records covering every single lung tumour diagnosed between 2009 and 2013 - some 179,040 patients - to William E. Wecker Associates without the consent of patients or their families. The company have wor
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 15, 2018 23:51

The Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation, the American Lung Association and the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer Collaborate to Find a Cure for the World's Deadliest Cancer

The newly expanded Lung Cancer Patient Registry provides additional tools for lung cancer patients and researchers
PR Newswire
added Jan 11, 2018 19:58

CT Scans Reduce Lung Cancer Deaths ... But Among Whom?

the question of who to screen is somewhat contentious, as two opposing articles in the Annals of Internal Medicine suggest...the benefit of saving one life in a higher-risk group is not the same as saving one life in a lower-risk group. It sounds cold, bu
MedPage Today
added Jan 10, 2018 18:28
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[Maryland] Woman's Doctor: Lung cancer No. 1 cause of cancer deaths

Mercy Medical Center Dr. Kiernan Brune said up to 20 percent of people who die from lung cancer are nonsmokers. "Smoking is by far the biggest risk factor for lung cancer, but other risk factors include certain environmental exposures like air pollution
WBAL-TV11 (Baltimore, MD)
added Jan 9, 2018 02:59

Cancer Deaths Continue a Steep Decline

First, there has been a decline in male lung cancer because fewer men are smoking... “But prevention is the low-hanging fruit. We still have 40 million adult smokers in the U.S., which accounts for nearly a third of cancer deaths.”
New York Times
added Jan 9, 2018 02:53

Best Ways to Quit Smoking, Cut Your Lung Cancer Risk

Men who smoke have a 23 times increased risk of lung cancer. And exposure to secondhand smoke causes approximately 7,330 lung cancer deaths among nonsmokers in the United States every year. So, if you've never smoked, don't start. If you do smoke, try t
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 6, 2018 18:16

Studies Question Current Lung Cancer Screening Guidelines

Lung cancer screening based on an individual's risk could save more lives than screening as recommended by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), according to a study from the National Cancer Institute. NCI researchers led by Li C. Cheung, Ph
MedPage Today
added Jan 5, 2018 12:50
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