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Cancer Statistics 2014 Report
2014-01-08 04:30:52

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Over the past two decades, risk of cancer death has dropped overall by twenty percent, according to the American Cancer Society annual cancer statistics report. According to the report, Cancer Statistics 2014, the most progress has been found among middle-aged black men for whom the rate of death has declined by approximately 50 percent. Although this is an incredibly positive trend, the highest cancer rates and death rates...

2014-01-08 00:21:40

Preliminary study in mice suggests possible lung cancer preventative effect of South Pacific herb AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers at the University of Minnesota (UM) and Texas Tech University recently studied the effects of a special preparation of the kava root (Piper methysticum) on lung cancer in mice, and have concluded that the chemically defined extract may have the potential to reduce the risk of lung cancer in humans, according to a press...

2014-01-02 16:20:22

Elevated Levels of Radon Affect Almost Half of Pennsylvania Homes HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection reminded Pennsylvanians today that January is National Radon Action Month. Radon is a colorless, odorless, radioactive gas that occurs naturally through the breakdown of uranium in soil and rocks. It can seep into homes through cracks in basements and foundations and can build up inside to concentrations many times the...

Tripling Tobacco Tax
2014-01-02 09:02:01

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While it may cause some grumbling among smokers, high taxes on tobacco products have been shown to be an effective way to reduce the use of cigarettes. A research review published Monday in the New England Journal of Medicine has called for these prohibitive taxes to be taken a step further – suggesting that a tripling of taxes could cut the number of smokers by one-third and stop 200 million premature deaths. Such a large tax...

Health Experts Urge Older, Heavy Smokers To Get Annual CT Scan
2013-12-31 12:53:34

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online An independent panel of American health experts has issued a report, published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, that recommends people between the ages of 55 and 80 years old who are at high risk for lung cancer should have an annual low-dose CT scan to detect any evidence of the disease. The US Preventive Services Task Force identified “high risk” individuals as current or former smokers who smoked the equivalent of a pack per...

2013-12-30 20:20:38

Full Coverage and Reimbursement for CT Screening Next Priority WASHINGTON, Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, in what has been the culmination of more than two decades of research and advocacy, the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) issued its final recommendation approving CT screening for those at high risk for lung cancer. The recommendation sets the stage for both public and private insurance coverage and is expected to bring about a dramatic...

2013-12-30 20:20:36

RESTON, Va., Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American College of Radiology (ACR) supports the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendation (Grade B) for low-dose computed tomography (CT) lung cancer screening of adults aged 55 to 80 years who have a 30 pack-year smoking history and currently smoke or have quit within the past 15 years. National Lung Cancer Screening Trial (NLST) results and other evidence show that CT lung cancer screening...

2013-12-26 23:03:10

Researchers say their results may represent a “paradigm shift” in the surgical management of malignant pleural mesothelioma. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) December 26, 2013 While debate continues among mesothelioma doctors worldwide over which kind of surgery is best, a new review of the medical literature published in Lung Cancer and detailed by Surviving Mesothelioma says the statistics are clearly on the side of the lung-sparing procedure called extended P/D. The report reviewed six...

2013-12-22 23:01:48

A study of nearly 60,000 men finds that even low levels of asbestos exposure in the work environment may be enough to trigger mesothelioma and other cancers. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) December 22, 2013 Surviving Mesothelioma is reporting on new research that suggests that industrial workers at the lowest levels of the asbestos exposure spectrum may still be at risk for deadly mesothelioma, lung cancer, and laryngeal cancer. The study, published recently in the Journal of Occupational and...

2013-12-22 23:00:12

Lung Detoxification designed by Mark Freeman is the latest book that helps people detox their body completely without using drugs or pills. Nathalie Garcia from the site Vinamy.com performed a full review about the benefits of the Lung Detoxification book. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) December 22, 2013 Lung Detoxification is the latest book that provides people with an advanced method to quit smoking cigarettes effortlessly. The book also reveals to people the easiest and fastest way to clean...


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Clinical Lung Cancer
2012-05-14 11:09:55

Clinical Lung Cancer is a peer-reviewed medical journal published bimonthly by the CIG Media Group. It was established in 1999. As of May 2012, the editor-in-chief is David R. Gandara. Gandara is a member of the Board of Directors of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer and the Addario Foundation. He has also served as a member of the Board of Directors of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and as secretary-treasurer. He is furthermore a member of...

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