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[Asia] TOC: Special Issue: Lung Cancer in China

China has increasingly borne more and more of the burden of the lung cancer epidemic, with lung cancer mortality rates increasing significantly between 1990 and 2010. This Special Issue of Cancer was undertaken to examine the state of the art in lung canc
added Sep 3, 2015 10:50

[Asia] EDITORIAL: Tobacco and China: The worst is yet to come [FREE FULL TEXT]

Together, these articles paint a grim picture of the future of tobacco-related cancers in China unless immediate, comprehensive measures are implemented within the country to significantly reduce tobacco use and exposure to secondhand smoke. This is not a
added Sep 3, 2015 10:49

Emerging tobacco-related cancer risks in China: A nationwide, prospective study of 0.5 million adults [FREE FULL TEXT]

smoking now causes a quarter of all adult male cancers. High male uptake rates before the age of 20 years and nearly universal use of cigarettes foreshadow substantial tobacco-attributed risks in China unless there is widespread cessation.
added Sep 3, 2015 10:45

[Florida] R.J. Reynolds Nicked with $750K Verdict in Widower's Suit Over Fatal Lung Cancer

awarded a Florida widower $750,000 for the death of his wife, after finding that her four decades of smoking R.J. Reynolds cigarettes, but not the company’s marketing tactics, caused her fatal lung cancer. Lewis v. R.J. Reynolds, 2009-30058-CIC.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 2, 2015 14:37

[Florida] Family Tells Fla. Jury Tobacco Cos. Caused Smoker's Death

saying during opening arguments that the companies had engaged in a campaign of deception that hid the dangers of smoking from him. ...Duignan smoked one or two packs a day since he was about 12 ... was diagnosed with lung cancer at the age of 42 in 1992
added Aug 25, 2015 17:09

Pivotal Phase II Study Showed Genentech’s Investigational Immunotherapy Atezolizumab Shrank Tumors in People With a Specific Type of Lung Cancer

-- Genentech will discuss results with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as part of atezolizumab’s Breakthrough Therapy Designation in lung cancer --
Business Wire
added Aug 17, 2015 13:03

GE Healthcare First to Receive FDA Clearance for Low Dose CT Lung Cancer Screening

GE Healthcare is proud to be the first company with a low dose computed tomography (CT) lung cancer screening optioni that is cleared by the U.S. FDA for lung cancer screening.ii Both the U.S. Preventative Services Task Force (USPSTF) and the Centers for
Business Wire
added Aug 17, 2015 09:49

ARCHIVE: No Clear Link Between Passive Smoking and Lung Cancer [FREE FULL TEXT]

Asked whether a waitress who spent 15 years working in a smoky bar should feel reassured, Wakelee said, “Certainly, if you look just at this study and ignore other data. But you can’t really ignore all the other data or ignore all the health risks linked
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Aug 15, 2015 19:42

‘Évocateur’ on CNN Revisits the Bullying and Bluster of Morton Downey Jr.

CNN revisits Downey’s loud, grating heyday with the television premiere of “Évocateur: The Morton Downey Jr. Movie.” The documentary sketches a biography of Downey, who died at 67 in 2001 of lung cancer. (In one clip, he is seen bragging about his heavy s
New York Times
added Aug 12, 2015 12:29

RJ Reynolds Hit With $1M Jury Verdict In Smoker Death Case ($$)

and found that the company may also owe punitive damages....Lillian Kaplan began smoking at 12, and smoked heavily since she was 17. She tried to quit smoking several times since the 1960s, but never made it more than a week and a half until after her 199
added Aug 6, 2015 20:11
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