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For Lung Cancer Screening, a Small Dose of Hope

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.
New York Times Blogs
added Dec 8, 2014 14:23

[Europe, USA] Corrections: December 7, 2014

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
New York Times
added Dec 7, 2014 13:04

Scoring System for Lung Cancer Screening Debuts

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.
MedPage Today
added Dec 7, 2014 12:56
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Y men are more likely to get cancer than women

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.
New Scientist
added Dec 5, 2014 10:55

Why Smoking Causes Cancer In More Men Than Women

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
TIME Magazine
added Dec 4, 2014 21:18

Prolonged passive smoking may increase lung cancer risk in women

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.
added Dec 4, 2014 20:26

[Louisiana] Lung cancer not just a ‘smoker’s disease’

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
Monroe (LA) News-Star
added Dec 4, 2014 20:11

[UK] New test could give early warning of lung cancer

Patients with lung tumours were found to have subtle abnormalities in the cells of their mouth, lungs and nose
The Independent (uk)
added Dec 3, 2014 21:50
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Indoor pollution a bigger threat in winter

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.
Consumer Affairs
added Dec 3, 2014 20:56

Only 1% of Women Know This About Lung Cancer

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
added Dec 2, 2014 06:31
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