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Why Are More Young Women Getting Lung Cancer Than Young Men?

The trend can’t be explained by smoking behaviors, says one of the study’s authors, Ahmedin Jemal, PhD, vice president of surveillance and health services research at the American Cancer Society in Atlanta. “About 85 percent of lung cancer cases are cau
EverydayHealth.com
added May 23, 2018 22:51
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VIDEO: Lung cancer rates in young women raise concerns

"All of a sudden within the last 10 to 15 years, women are at greater risk of being diagnosed with lung cancer than men," Dr. Otis Brawley, chief medical officer of the American Cancer Society, told CBS News. "We really don't know why this is and we are
CBS News.com
added May 23, 2018 22:50
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Lung cancer rates in younger white and Hispanic women surpass those of men

Reversing a historic trend, rates of lung cancer among younger white and Hispanic women have surpassed those of men — and the change cannot be fully explained by gender differences in smoking behavior, researchers said Wednesday. Previous research point
Washington Post
added May 23, 2018 22:04
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[Florida] BREAKING UPDATE: $7M Verdict Hits RJR, Philip Morris for Smoker's Fatal Lung Cancer, Punitives to Follow

Attorneys sparred Monday over what, if any, responsibility the nation’s two largest cigarette makers bore for the lung cancer death of a long-time Florida smoker, as closings wrapped before the case went to the jury. Theis v. Philip Morris, et al., 2011-C
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 23, 2018 15:42
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[Florida] $12M+ Suit Against R.J. Reynolds, Philip Morris Over Smoker's Fatal Cancer Goes to Jury

Attorneys sparred Monday over what, if any, responsibility the nation’s two largest cigarette makers bore for the lung cancer death of a long-time Florida smoker, as closings wrapped before the case went to the jury. Theis v. Philip Morris, et al., 2011-C
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 22, 2018 15:49
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[Florida] Tobacco Giants Responsible for Woman's Lung Cancer Death, Atty Claims as Trial Begins

A tobacco industry scheme to undermine medical evidence of smoking’s risks led to a Florida woman’s fatal cancer, an attorney for the woman’s family said Friday, as trial opened against R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris. Landi v. R.J. Reynolds, et al. 2008-
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 22, 2018 15:48
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Lung Cancer Screening and Smoking Cessation: Never Too Early or Too Late [FREE FULL TEXT]

In this issue, Tindle et al. (9) present findings relating lifetime smoking history to the risk of lung cancer, with an emphasis on exploring the relative risk reduction for incident lung cancer in former vs current smokers. The authors evaluated a total
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added May 19, 2018 18:57
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Lifetime Smoking History and Risk of Lung Cancer: Results From the Framingham Heart Study

Among heavy former smokers, lung cancer risk drops within five YSQ relative to continuing smokers, yet it remains more than threefold higher than never smokers after 25 YSQ. Four of ten lung cancers occurred in former smokers with more 15 YSQ, beyond the
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added May 19, 2018 18:55
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The 16 Deadliest Health Sins You Could Ever Commit

Tobacco makes the risk of lung cancer and heart attack soar, but that's only the beginning. “Smoking is the most destructive habit when it comes to lung health,” says geriatrician Robert Stall, MD, of Buffalo, New York. “It triggers conditions like emphys
Reader's Digest
added May 18, 2018 16:37
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Vast majority of heavy smokers not screened for lung cancer despite USPSTF recommendations

An analysis of 1,800 lung cancer screening sites nationwide found that only 1.9% of more than 7 million current and former heavy smokers were screened for lung cancer in 2016, despite United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) and ASCO screeni
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added May 18, 2018 15:24
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