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Medicare Proposes Paying for Lung Cancer Screenings for Older Longtime Smokers

Medicare will cover annual screenings for lung cancer for older Americans with long histories of heavy smoking, the federal government said Monday in a proposal that would cover an estimated four million people, many of whom are at greatest risk for the d
New York Times
added Nov 10, 2014 23:21

Medicare to Cover Lung Cancer Screening for Long-Time Smokers

Annual lung cancer screenings for long-term smokers may soon be covered by Medicare, the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced Monday. The reimbursement proposal would cover annual CT scans for people aged 55 to 74 with a smokin
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 10, 2014 22:02

[Florida] Opening Statement of the Week: James Gustafson in Webb v R.J. Reynolds

James Gustafson, representing Dianne Webb, gives the opening statement in the retrial on damages ...Throughout his statement, he highlights the defendant’s culpability as a closed issue, while also delivering a powerful narrative of Horner’s bond with hi
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 10, 2014 16:05

[North Carolina] NC Health Officials And Advisory Board Release Plan To Fight Cancer

Petersen says policymakers also need to pay attention to the risks of exposure to tobacco smoke and find ways to decrease it. She says a law passed by the General Assembly in 2010 making bars and restaurants smoke free was an important step. Petersen say
WUNC-FM (Chapel Hill, NC)
added Nov 7, 2014 22:49

Cigars Expose Smokers to Harmful, Cancer-causing Agents

“Cigar smokers have higher levels of exposure to harmful constituents, including cotinine, NNAL, and toxic metals, than non-tobacco users,” Chen said. “Once differences are accounted for in frequency of use, the levels of NNAL, a strong carcinogen, are c
American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)
added Nov 7, 2014 11:34

Cigars Loaded With Harmful Toxins, Study Shows

Even though they may not be inhaled, 'cloud' of smoke could be as dangerous as that from cigarettes
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 7, 2014 11:32

HealthWell Foundation Kicks Off Lung Cancer Awareness Month With Launch Of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC) Fund

Copayment Assistance Now Available to People Living with NSCLC
PR Newswire
added Nov 7, 2014 08:41

CHEST Foundation Launches Lung Cancer Awareness Campaign

"Lung Cancer Care: A Team Approach" Urges Patients to Advocate for Care and Lung Specialists to Engage Multidisciplinary Care Teams for Optimal Treatment...the importance of pulmonologists and lung cancer specialists working together to improve care for
PR Newswire
added Nov 7, 2014 08:39

Medicare CT Screening Coverage Can Make This the Most Effective Lung Cancer Awareness Month Ever

By Nov. 10, Medicare must rule on coverage for computed tomography (CT) lung cancer screening - the first and only test proven to reduce lung cancer deaths. If Medicare will fully cover this exam for seniors at high risk for the disease, we can complete t
PR Newswire
added Nov 7, 2014 08:37

CVS Health Announces $10 Million Commitment to Stand Up To Cancer to Fund Innovative Cancer Research

CVS/pharmacy to host in-store fundraising campaign during November's Lung Cancer Awareness Month to support Stand Up To Cancer
PR Newswire
added Nov 7, 2014 08:34
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