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  1. New Lung Cancer Screening Technique Could Improve Survival

    Dec. 28, 1999 (Atlanta) -- Smokers can now glimpse the interior of their lungs, sufficient motivation for many to quit the habit forever, as one study has shown. Researchers have identified a procedure that could make possible regular screenings for lung cancer, considered one of the most lethal for

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  2. New Lung Cancer Screening Technique Could Improve Survival

    Dec. 28, 1999 (Atlanta) -- Smokers can now glimpse the interior of their lungs, sufficient motivation for many to quit the habit forever, as one study has shown. Researchers have identified a procedure that could make possible regular screenings for lung cancer, considered one of the most lethal for

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  3. Growth Hormone Implicated in Deadly Lung Cancer

    Dec. 21, 1999 (New York) -- The release of a growth hormone may be an initial step in triggering the cascade of events that lead to lung cancer, researchers report in the Dec. 21 issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The new study suggests that antagonistic drugs designed to

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  4. Smokers Give Up Cigarettes After Seeing Their Lung Scans

    Nov. 30, 1999 (Chicago) -- When smokers get a look at the abnormalities in their lungs found in cancer screening programs, a high percentage of them give up cigarettes. "About 23% of smokers who looked at their scans quit smoking," said Claudia Henschke, MD, PhD, professor of radiology and division

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  5. Difference in Rates of Surgery for Lung Cancer Seen Between Blacks and Whites

    Oct 13, 1999 (Baltimore) -- The treatment that results in the highest rate of cure for people with a certain type of lung cancer is surgery, but black patients have this surgery less frequently than white patients do, and therefore have lower survival rates, reports a study in the Oct 14 issue of th

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