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Asbestos, Smoking and Lung Cancer: Valuing the Venue and Verdict

interested parties may seek to lobby their respective legislatures to rethink the application of negligence, strict liability and apportionment of damages in the limited context of smoking lung cancer asbestos claims, or permitting evidence of contributor
Law.com
added Dec 1, 2014 17:37
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[Illinois] RSNA Looks Back at 100 Years Published: Nov 25, 2014 By Crystal Phend, Senior Staff Writer, MedPage Today save|AA CHICAGO -- History will be in focus, along with the future of lung cancer screening, as the Radiological Society of North America's centenn

History will be in focus, along with the future of lung cancer screening, as the Radiological Society of North America's centennial annual meeting kicks off here this weekend.
MedPage Today
added Nov 30, 2014 15:28
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Lung Cancer and African Americans: Questions and Answers

Christopher S. Lathan, M.D., Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, treats patients with the disease and discusses lung cancer among African Americans. Does lung cancer affect African American men more than other groups? Of all ethnic/racial and gender groups in
PR Newswire
added Nov 28, 2014 12:13
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[Florida] Fort Lauderdale Law Firm Wins $4 Million Verdict Against 3 Cigarette Companies

jury found that Nicholas Perrotto was addicted to cigarette smoking and that smoking cigarettes manufactured by the companies were the legal cause of Perrotto's lung cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD.
MarketWired
added Nov 26, 2014 17:07
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Join Bret Michaels, Actor Stephen Lang, Hospitals, Doctors, and Pets across the Nation in Raising Awareness of Lung Cancer Grab a Bandy, Share Your Photo, and Be a Part of LUNGevity's #ChangeLC Campaign

LUNGevity Foundation's Stop Lung Cancer wrist bands or "bandies" and fact signs are ubiquitous... "LUNGevity Foundation is thrilled that actors, musicians, doctors, survivors, and social media users of all ages are uniting to raise awareness of lung cance
PR Newswire
added Nov 24, 2014 03:31
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[Florida] $21M Award to Smoker's Widow in Suit Against R.J. Reynolds$21M Award to Smoker’s Widow in Suit Against R.J. Reynolds

After more than two days of deliberations, a jury awarded Diane Schleider $21 million in her Engle progeny wrongful death suit ... The verdict, which rejected a claim for punitive damages, found that Schleider’s husband, Andrew, was addicted to nicotine,
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 19, 2014 15:38
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Global survey of more than 10,000 adults highlights misperceptions about lung cancer, a disease that kills 1.59 million people annually-

"Any One Any Lung" survey shows nearly six in 10 adults are unaware that lung cancer is responsible for most cancer-related deaths worldwide...smoking is the main cause of lung cancer, approximately 10 to 15 percent of people with the disease have never s
PR Newswire
added Nov 19, 2014 15:23
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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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