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E-cigarettes are popular, but health effects are questionable

Our second story updates readers on the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force's latest recommendations on lung cancer screening. ... competition. What do you think about e-cigarettes? How have you addressed the new guidance on lung cancer screening?
March 2014

Learning how to interpret statistics from an epidemiologist

In the third chapter the author uses lung cancer screening scenarios to effectively explain terms like accuracy, sensitivity and specificity in diagnostic testing, and the concept of positive predictive value. ... This book sets the stage for richer,
April 2020

41 diseases linked to smoking create a huge problem in the U.S.

Lung cancer. --Cancer of the mouth. --Cancer of the throat. --Cancer of the larynx. ... Cancer of the pancreas. --Liver cancer. --Cancer of the penis. --Cancer of the anus.
April 2020


lung cancer at doses thataimed for a hemoglobin level of 12 g/dL ormore. ... In cancer patients, the drugs shouldbe used only when treating anemia causedby chemotherapy.
December 2007

QD: News Every Day--Wikipedia may not be a reliable resource for medical conditions

Results appeared in the Journal of the American Osteopathic Association. The Wikipedia articles that contained assertions inconsistent with peer-reviewed sources included those on coronary artery disease, lung cancer, major depressive
April 2020

False positives can cause real negatives

When a patient undergoes a screening exam--a CT scan for lung cancer, for instance--findings on the study may require further tests. ... an inspirational, life saving story from early cancer detection has.
April 2020

Oncologist optimistic about latest cancer treatments

They are known as the “-ibs”: erlotinib for lung cancer, vemurafenib for melanoma, and lapatinib for breast cancer, among others. ... For example, in 2004, only 2 genotypes of lung cancer were known (EGFR and KRAS), but by 2012, there were 9.
July 2015

Newsflash: Smoking is still very unhealthy

At that time about 40% of American adults smoked. A widespread campaign followed informing Americans about the link between smoking and lung cancer, emphysema, stroke and heart attacks. ... All diseases that are predominantly acquired through behaviors,
April 2020

Did President Obama receive high-value care for his sore throat?

We do not know. Some have argued that his smoking history made laryngeal cancer a possibility.
April 2020

Multiple concerns about multivitamins

have 13 new cases of cancer and the placebo group would have 14. ... lung cancer, colon cancer, etc.). Two objections demand to be raised.
April 2020

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