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[California] $17.7 Million Dollar Verdict for Spouse of Lung Cancer Victim

A Los Angeles jury has rendered a $17.736 million dollar verdict for the spouse of a former smoker who died of lung cancer. / The jury was superb in their commitment to do the right thing based on the evidence and law.
PR Web
added Sep 11, 2014 10:34
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LUNG FORCE Lung Cancer Call-In Day – 9/4/14

On September 4, we are taking action to reverse this trend, and increase funding for lung cancer research. You are invited to join a chorus of voices taking a stand in the fight against lung cancer. Join the American Lung Association's LUNG FORCE Lung C
American Lung Association
added Sep 3, 2014 16:19
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[Florida] Thoracic Surgeon Testifies on Cause of Smoker’s Lung Cancer in Engle Progeny Tobacco Suit

A thoracic surgeon testified be believed that decades of smoking, rather than tubercular scarring or dust exposure, was the main cause of the lung cancer that killed David Ellsworth, the focus of Hubbird v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., an Engle progeny toba
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 30, 2014 16:20
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[UK] Terminally ill mother's emotional video plea for North-East smokers to quit

A 47-YEAR-OLD mother terminally ill with cigarette-related lung cancer has made an emotional video plea ... After completing six months of gruelling chemotherapy and radiotherapy treatment, the mum-of-one is now sharing her story as part of the Don’t be
Northern Echo (Darlington, UK)
added Aug 27, 2014 10:32
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China moving to curb staggering rates of lung cancer

Wang's team of surgeons operate on more than 2000 patients a year, but has to turn away thousands more who are inoperable, having discovered their illness too late. ..."Lung cancer is the leading form of cancer [in China], there are too many people, high
The Age (au)
added Aug 24, 2014 12:55
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[New York] Medical Monitoring Cause of Action Rejected in One of Three Stand-Out Cases

One of the most highly anticipated product liability decisions of the year came when the Court of Appeals considered in Caronia v. Philip Morris USA12 whether under New York law current or former longtime heavy smokers who had not been diagnosed with a sm
New York Law Journal
added Aug 22, 2014 20:07
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[UK] Nine facts about tobacco company lobbying

3. For decades after the link between smoking and lung cancer was scientifically proven, the tobacco industry deliberately caused public confusion about the health impacts of tobacco. In 1953, following advice from public relations firm Hill and Knowlto
Environmental Health News (The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health-CIEH) (uk)
added Aug 21, 2014 15:15
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[UK] Lung cancer mortality statistics

Mortality statistics for lung cancer by country in the UK, age and trends over time are presented here. There are also data by geography and socio-economic variation. The ICD codes for lung cancer are ICD-10 C33-C34. The latest mortality statistics avai
Cancer Research Campaign (UK)
added Aug 18, 2014 11:30
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[UK] Death rates in top four cancer killers fall by a third over 20 years

Research first revealed the deadly link between smoking and lung cancer 60 years ago. This led to falling smoking rates and an overall decline in mortality ...But as smoking rates began to fall later in women than in men, death rates have actually risen i
Cancer Research Campaign (UK)
added Aug 18, 2014 11:26
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[UK] Mortality rates of most common cancers drop by a third in 20 years ($$)

Mortality rates from breast, lung, bowel and prostate cancer combined have fallen by 30 per cent over the past 20 years, according to figures published today.
Times Of London (uk)
added Aug 18, 2014 11:08
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