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[Italy] 'Time To First Cigarette' In The Morning Associated With Increased Lung Cancer Risk

Researchers reviewed data from the Environment and Genetics in Lung Cancer Etiology (EAGLE) study, examining current and former smokers in Italy. Participants were questioned about their smoking habits and history, as well as asked to respond to the ques
Medical Daily
added Jun 20, 2014 05:28

[Canada] ROBINSON: A Historian Writes a History of a Tobacco Company and Never Mentions Lung Cancer?

After we received the following article by Daniel Robinson, we asked Joanne Burgess if she would like to post a reply. She agreed and submitted the piece that appears below Robinson's article. Below her piece is Robinson's response.
History News Network
added Jun 17, 2014 07:38

[UK] Smokers with gene defect have one in four chance of developing lung cancer

Around a quarter of smokers who carry a defect in the BRCA2 gene will develop lung cancer at some point in their lifetime, a large-scale, international study reveals. Scientists announce a previously unknown link between lung cancer and a particular BRC
Institute of Cancer Research (Royal Cancer Hospital) (uk)
added Jun 9, 2014 17:06

Lung Docs Stunned by Coverage Decision

Note that, despite the evidence of a mortality benefit in the pivotal National Lung Screening Trial, the Center for Medicare Services has elected not to cover low-dose CT screening for at-risk individuals. Be aware that a final determination will not be
MedPage Today
added Jun 5, 2014 15:26

LETTER: Rare variants of large effect in BRCA2 and CHEK2 affect risk of lung cancer

provide further evidence for inherited genetic susceptibility to lung cancer and its biological basis. Additionally, our analysis demonstrates that imputation can identify rare disease-causing variants with substantive effects on cancer risk from preexist
added Jun 3, 2014 14:11

CVS/pharmacy Extends Commitment to Helping People Live Tobacco-Free Lives with New In-store Fundraising Campaign to Support the American Lung Association

n in-store fundraising campaign to help fight the #1 cancer killer of women - lung cancer. Funds raised through the campaign will benefit LUNG FORCE, a new initiative to make lung cancer in women a public health priority, drive policy change and increase
PR Newswire
added Jun 2, 2014 21:03

Why Would An 18-Year-Old Who Never Smoked Get Lung Cancer? The Answer

identified amplification of RICTOR, a key component of the mTOR protein complex that regulates cell proliferation and cytoskeleton organization, as a new genomic alteration in an 18-year-old lung cancer patient who never smoked.
Science 2.0
added May 30, 2014 12:41

[Florida] 2014 Legal Trends in Tampa

Florida litigation set plenty of new precedents this past year...Laura Grossman was diagnosed with lung cancer in 1993 and died just two years later at age 38. She had been a smoker since she was 15. The verdict included $22.5 million in punitive damages
added May 27, 2014 13:13

[Kentucky] Are you and your family at risk for cancer from radon?

Radon exposure is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States. If you're exposed to radon and tobacco smoke, either through personal use or secondhand smoke, your risk of lung cancer increases tenfold.
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added May 25, 2014 14:23

HERPER: E-Cigarettes: Let's Not Make The Same Mistake Twice

It took our country way too long to learn that cigarettes can cause lung cancer. We can’t afford to give e-cigarette companies a pass and let them market their products to a new generation the same way cigarettes once were. If we truly want to protect th
added May 23, 2014 17:56
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