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Lesley Gore, Singer of Teenage Anthems, Dies at 68

Gore died of lung cancer at New York University Langone Medical Center in Manhattan, according to her partner of 33 years, Lois Sasson.
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 16, 2015 18:10

[Florida] RJ Reynolds Hit With $2.1M Jury Verdict In Smoker's Death ($$)

finding in favor of a Florida widow who claimed smoking the company's cigarettes contributed to her husband's death from lung cancer. At the end of a nine-day trial, the jury found that smoking cigarettes made by R.J. Reynolds legally caused Charles Sowe
added Feb 12, 2015 19:24

[UK-Scotland] JOPLING: Cancer not just a matter of ‘bad luck’

The claim that cancer is just bad luck is actually very misleading and isn’t supported by the research paper that the story was based on. Significantly, breast cancer wasn’t even included in that study...these mutations are also caused by other factors,
The Scotsman (uk)
added Feb 12, 2015 11:01

[Florida] Tobacco trial continues in Charlotte County

Tears came as two of her daughters and husband answered questions about her lifetime of smoking that they believe contributed to her death. Barbara's eldest daughter Connie Boykin said: "She was smoking all the time, all her waking hours she had a cigar
WBBH NBC2 (Tallahassee, FL)
added Feb 12, 2015 10:46
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Medicare Lung Ca Screening Gets Down to Business

regs for CT screening easier to implement, but still need work.
MedPage Today
added Feb 11, 2015 17:36

Lower Lung Cancer Risk Seen in Nonsmokers on Metformin

But smokers taking the drug may have increased risk.
MedPage Today
added Feb 11, 2015 17:34
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SHUKLA: Lung cancer: Difficult to diagnose, difficult to treat, easy to prevent

Just a few days before World Cancer Day this year, an acquaintance of mine succumbed to this dreaded disease within 10 months of diagnosis, and became part of the world statistics of someone dying somewhere of lung cancer every 30 seconds. Of all known c
Citizen News Service (CNS) (in)
added Feb 11, 2015 17:25

Smoke Free Kentucky talks to Grayson chamber

GRAYSON Carter County native Roger Cline, a representative with Smoke Free Kentucky, presented the Grayson Area Chamber of Commerce with a staggering statistic at its monthly meeting — that 85 percent of women exposed to secondhand smoke can develop lun
Ashland (KY) Daily Independent
added Feb 10, 2015 18:04

New Lung Ca Screening Criteria Reduce False Positives

New criteria developed by the American College of Radiology for lung cancer screening with low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) reduced the false-positive rate by 75% compared with previous guidelines, researchers reported.
MedPage Today
added Feb 10, 2015 08:13

[USA] Medicaere to cover lung cancer screenings for smokers every year

Conway said, “This is the first time that Medicare has covered lung cancer screening. This is an important new Medicare preventive benefit since lung cancer is the third most common cancer and the leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States.”lung
NVO-Northern Voices Online (in)
added Feb 9, 2015 10:04
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