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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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Postop RT Boosts Survival in NSCLC

Postoperative radiation therapy conferred a significant survival advantage for patients with non-small cell lung cancer...The principal reason for inoperability was pulmonary in 62.0% of the patients and smoking in 18.3%.
MedPage Today
added Nov 12, 2014 11:00
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Expert Opinion: Medicare to Cover Lung Cancer Screening

We reached out to lung cancer experts and a diverse group of healthcare professionals for their reactions.
MedPage Today
added Nov 12, 2014 10:57
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Lung Cancer Screening with Low-Dose CT Could Be Cost Effective According to Dartmouth Study Finding Can Inform Debate over Early Cancer Detection Method

Dartmouth researchers say lung cancer screening in the National Lung Screening Trial (NLST) meets a commonly accepted standard for cost effectiveness as reported in the Nov. 6 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. This relatively new screening tes
PR Newswire
added Nov 11, 2014 15:36
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ACR: Medicare Lung Cancer Screening Coverage A Lifesaver for Seniors

Medicare coverage provides access to care for seniors and will help physicians save thousands of lives each year from the nation's leading cancer killer," said Ella Kazerooni, M.D., FACR, chair of the American College of Radiology Lung Cancer Screening Co
PR Newswire
added Nov 11, 2014 15:35
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