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Brief Recap of Tweets for The Great American Smokeout by Barbara Ficarra Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Wed 27 Nov 2013 2:52pm By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA The Great American Smokeout Twitter Chat presented by Sharecare was ongoing spirited conversation for five hours filled with valuable information. The Hashtag #quitforgood led the chat. Every third Thursday in November The American Cancer Society marks the Great American Smokeout. First, thank you to all ... Read on »
Red wine may protect men from lung cancer by Dr. J. Mariano Anto Bruno M. Medical Doctor Posted Sat 06 Dec 2008 4:50am New research suggests that drinking the occasional glass of red wine may help men to reduce their risk of developing lung cancer. Research scientist Chun Chao investigated the relationship between lung cancer risk and beer, red wine, white wine, and liquor consumption in men. Adjustments were made for factors affecting lung cancer risk, s ... Read on »
Red wine may lower lung cancer r... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted Fri 10 Oct 2008 2:08pm Red wine may lower lung cancer risk PHILADELPHIA, 10 oct 2008 – Moderate consumption of red wine may decrease the risk of lung cancer in men, according to a report in the October issue of Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention¸ a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research. "An antioxidant component in red wine may be protec ... Read on »
Facing Lung Cancer – a New Patient Support Website from the American Lung Association by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Sat 10 Nov 2012 12:00am Facing Lung Cancer: Support from Day One- the new web-based resource from the American Lung Association offers information, guidance and support for those living with lung cancer and their loved ones. Facing Lung Cancer concentrates on the most important information that people affected by lung cancer need from day one of their diagnosis. V ... Read on »
African Americans, Family History and Lung Cancer by Dr. Steve Murphy Medical Doctor Posted Wed 22 Oct 2008 6:18pm A pre-publication release of the JournalChestincludes astudyassessing family history oflung cancerand likelihood of acquiring a tobacco related malignancy. From the study: "In 2006.....estimated that 174,470 new lung cancer diagnoses and 162,460 deaths from lung cancer will occur. Lung cancer remains the leading cause of cancer ... Read on »
Lung cancer trial results show mortality benefit with low-dose CT:Twenty percent fewer lung cancer deaths seen among those who w by Posted Wed 03 Nov 2010 9:00pm Lung cancer trial results show mortality benefit with low-dose CT: Twenty percent fewer lung cancer deaths seen among those who were screened with low-dose spiral CT than with chest X-ray The National Cancer Institute (NCI) is today releasing initial results from a large-scale test of screening methods to reduce deaths from lun ... Read on »
Novel Lung Cancer Vaccine Shows Promise In Fighting Early-Stage Lung Cancer by COPDsurvivor Patient Expert Posted Thu 23 Apr 2009 5:25pm An experimental vaccine that triggers the patient’s immune system to identify and attack specific tumor cells is showing new promise for the treatment of early lung cancer. Thoracic surgeons at Rush University Medical Center are researching the vaccine called MAGE-A3 Antigen-Specific Cancer Immunotherapeutic, which is designed to kill cancer ... Read on »
Lung Cancer Alliance-Georgia Hails Senate Leadership on Lung Cancer Mortality Reduction Act of 2009 by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted Mon 07 Dec 2009 12:00am /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Lung Cancer Alliance-Georgia (LCA-GA) acknowledged Senators Saxby Chambliss (R-GA) and Johnny Isakson (R-GA) for their leadership and support in establishing the first ever multi-agency, comprehensive program targeted at lung cancer. Entitled Lung Cancer Mortality Reduction Act of 2009, S.332 authorizes a five year pr ... Read on »