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[USA] U.S. cancer institute, software firm reach deals in Cuba

The Roswell Park Cancer Institute of Buffalo, New York, on Tuesday signed an agreement with Cuba's Center for Molecular Immunology to develop a lung cancer vaccine with a clinical trial in the United States, Roswell Chief Executive Officer Candace Johnso
Reuters
added Apr 21, 2015 18:32
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[UK] Father, 31, told his six-month cough was 'harmless' FIVE TIMES is now dying from lung cancer - despite not being a smoker

After suffering a persistent cough for six months, he visited doctors five times in two months. But he was sent home each time, reassured he was most likely suffering a virus. But after coughing up blood and being taken to A&E, an X-ray revealed a tumour
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 21, 2015 15:52
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New SU2C-American Cancer Society Lung Cancer Dream Team Announced / $20 million project will combine targeted therapies and immunotherapy

Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) and the American Cancer Society (ACS) announced the formation of a $20 million Dream Team to attack the number one cancer killer in America, lung cancer, here today at the Annual Meeting of the American Association for Cancer Res
PR Newswire
added Apr 21, 2015 15:32
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Merck's Keytruda shrinks lung cancer tumors, FDA approval sought

Merck & Co Inc's Keytruda, approved for treating melanoma, was shown in a trial to shrink tumors in nearly half of advanced lung cancer patients with high levels of a protein used by tumors to evade the body's own disease-fighting cells.
Reuters
added Apr 21, 2015 10:21
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[Asia-pacific, Taiwan] Air pollution linked to rise in lung cancer cases: doctor

however, said that the most direct cause of lung cancer is related to environmental factors such as air pollution and he urged the government to pay more attention to the problem.
Focus Taiwan
added Apr 18, 2015 12:13
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[Asia-pacific] Record number of people diagnosed with cancer in Taiwan (update)

A total of 11,692 were diagnosed with lung cancer in 2012, 6 percent more than in the previous year.... problem of secondhand smoke should not be underestimated, the HPA said. Based on a previous survey conducted by the administration, the percentage of
Focus Taiwan
added Apr 18, 2015 12:12
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[Hawaii] Biomarkers of Tobacco Smoke Exposure in Racial/Ethnic Groups at High Risk for Lung Cancer

Racial/ethnic groups with higher rates of lung cancer had slower nicotine metabolism than Whites. The complex relationship between lung cancer risk and nicotine metabolism among racial/ethnic groups needs further clarification.
American Journal of Public Health
added Apr 17, 2015 12:11
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Invasive Cancer Incidence — Puerto Rico, 2007–2011

CDC's Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System data show that the prevalence of current cigarette smoking in Puerto Rico is low compared with U.S. states; only Utah is lower (6). Consistent with these data, National Health Interview Survey data show tha
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Apr 16, 2015 13:54
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[Canada] New therapeutic option now available for select treatment resistant lung cancer patients

On average, 72 Canadians will be diagnosed with lung cancer every day1; non-small cell lung cancer is the most common form of lung cancer2 making up 85 to 90 per cent of all cases3
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Apr 16, 2015 13:33
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AUDIO: Why Some Doctors Are Hesitant To Screen Smokers For Lung Cancer

That translates into thousands of lives each year, says Dr. Claudia Henschke...But as more and more people are getting screened for lung cancer, other doctors worry the test is doing more harm than good. "It's the two-edged sword," says Dr. H. Gilbert We
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Apr 13, 2015 12:18
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