Headlines Tagged with Lung Cancer — 1,999 headlines found
Through the Affordable Care Act and, if draft recommendations are adopted, soon through Medicare as well, many insured individuals will be eligible for a free CT exam that, for some at least, could be lifesaving.
Dec 8, 2014 New York Times Blogs
added Dec 8, 2014 14:23
misstated the comparative risk of contracting lung cancer for smokers and nonsmokers who use the product. The risk is 15 to 30 times greater, not 15 to 30 percent greater. The article also misstated the rates of smoking in the European Union and United S
Dec 7, 2014 New York Times
added Dec 7, 2014 13:04
system of scoring lung lesions observed in screening studies was reviewed here by researchers for the American College of Radiology (ACR) who hope the new tool will be as successful for lung cancer screening as ACR's BI-RADS has been for breast cancer.
Dec 5, 2014 MedPage Today
added Dec 7, 2014 12:56
Aside from the well-known dramatic increase it causes in the risk of lung cancer, smoking has now been found to obliterate a chromosome in blood cells that could offer vital protection against cancer growth elsewhere in the body.
Dec 4, 2014 New Scientist
added Dec 5, 2014 10:55
Men who smoke may be at greater risk for lung cancer than their female counterparts, according to a new study in the journal Science. That might be because smoking reduces the number of Y chromosomes in blood cells. Previous research has shown that when
Dec 4, 2014 TIME Magazine
added Dec 4, 2014 21:18
Women who have never smoked but are exposed to smoking in the home for more than 30 years are at an increased risk of developing lung cancer compared with women without this passive smoking exposure, suggest researchers.
Nov 18, 2014 News-Medical.net
added Dec 4, 2014 20:26
Local family promotes lung cancer awareness after non-smoking son diagnosed with stage four cancer... The two federal agencies providing most of the research money fund breast cancer research at a rate of $26,398 per death while spending $1,442 per lung
Dec 3, 2014 Monroe (LA) News-Star
added Dec 4, 2014 20:11
Patients with lung tumours were found to have subtle abnormalities in the cells of their mouth, lungs and nose
Dec 4, 2014 The Independent (uk)
added Dec 3, 2014 21:50
Modern, well-built homes are more air tight than they once were. While that helps keep energy costs down, an air tight dwelling keeps pollutants like mold, dust and tobacco smoke inside. The more time you spend indoors, the more exposure you have.
Dec 4, 2014 Consumer Affairs
added Dec 3, 2014 20:56
only 1% identified lung cancer as a “top-of-mind” cancer affecting women. The fact is, lung cancer is the number one cancer killer of women (and men, too). While new cases of lung cancer have dropped by 35% in men over the past 35 years, they’ve doubled
Dec 1, 2014 Care2.com
added Dec 2, 2014 06:31