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Lung Cancer Rates in Young Women Now Higher Than in Young Men

Lead author of the study, Ahmedin Jemal, DVM, PhD, says he was surprised by the findings because historically, lung cancer rates have been higher in men. Another surprise, said Jemal, is that differences in smoking patterns cannot fully account for the ch
American Cancer Society
added May 25, 2018 17:42
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Higher Lung Cancer Incidence in Young Women Than Young Men in the United States

The patterns of historically higher incidence rates of lung cancer among men than among women have reversed among non-Hispanic whites and Hispanics born since the mid-1960s, and they are not fully explained by sex differences in smoking behaviors. Future
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added May 25, 2018 17:40
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Lung cancer rates in young US women exceed men, despite fewer smokers: study

researchers focused on the link between lung cancer and tobacco use, analyzing all diagnoses of lung cancer since 1995 and data on the number of smokers since 1970. Scientists hoped to find some link to explain why lung cancer rates among women born sinc
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added May 24, 2018 16:10
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Mom-to-Be's Pot Use Tied to Changes in Baby's Size, Behavior

Smoking marijuana during pregnancy has been linked to smaller weights and irritable behavior in infants, new research suggests. And if a pregnant woman smokes tobacco along with marijuana, the effects on the baby are even worse, the study authors said.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 24, 2018 15:34
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Lung Cancer Rate Now Higher in Young Women Than Young Men

In a reversal of historical patterns, lung cancer is now more common among young U.S. women than men, a new study finds. The good news, researchers found, is that over the past two decades, lung cancer rates among 35- to 54-year-old Americans have droppe
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 24, 2018 15:31
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VIDEO: New Cases Of Lung Cancer Spreading To Younger Women

New research shows while lung cancer rates are declining overall in both men and women, women under age 50 are now more likely to get lung cancer than younger men. “All of the sudden within last 10 to 15 years, women are at greater risk of being diagnos
CBS New York - Ch. 2
added May 23, 2018 22:52
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Why Are More Young Women Getting Lung Cancer Than Young Men?

The trend can’t be explained by smoking behaviors, says one of the study’s authors, Ahmedin Jemal, PhD, vice president of surveillance and health services research at the American Cancer Society in Atlanta. “About 85 percent of lung cancer cases are cau
EverydayHealth.com
added May 23, 2018 22:51
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VIDEO: Lung cancer rates in young women raise concerns

"All of a sudden within the last 10 to 15 years, women are at greater risk of being diagnosed with lung cancer than men," Dr. Otis Brawley, chief medical officer of the American Cancer Society, told CBS News. "We really don't know why this is and we are
CBS News.com
added May 23, 2018 22:50
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Lung cancer rates in younger white and Hispanic women surpass those of men

Reversing a historic trend, rates of lung cancer among younger white and Hispanic women have surpassed those of men — and the change cannot be fully explained by gender differences in smoking behavior, researchers said Wednesday. Previous research point
Washington Post
added May 23, 2018 22:04
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Framingham at 70: What We’ve Learned About Women and Heart Disease

Dr Levy:Yes. In Framingham, as is the case for the nation as a whole, risks for heart disease have begun to decline. Rates of cigarette smoking have declined and are really quite low at about 10% to 13% of Framingham participants in the third generation
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added May 23, 2018 21:57
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