Posts in the “Smoking Smoking” category:

Why Do Healthy Non-Smokers Get Lung Cancer?

Posted by Samantha Powell on December 3rd, 2013 |

News Headline: Why Do Healthy Non-Smokers Get Lung Cancer? Date: 12/3/2013 Outlet Full Name: The Atlantic Author: Aimee Swartz http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2013/12/why-do-healthy-non-smokers-get-lung-cancer/281718/ For Emily Bennett Taylor, it started with a nagging cough. Her doctor first diagnosed her with bronchitis. And later, asthma. But after months of treatment, her cough persisted and she began to feel pain in… Read More

Targeted Drug Works in Smokers With Lung Cancer

Posted by Samantha Powell on October 1st, 2013 |

News Headline: Targeted Drug Works in Smokers With Lung Cancer Date:  10/1/13 Outlet Full Name: MedPage Today Author Name: Charles Bankhead http://www.medpagetoday.com/MeetingCoverage/ECC/41977 AMSTERDAM — Smokers with metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) responded more than twice as often as nonsmokers to a targeted therapy that improves immunologic activity against cancer cells, results of a preliminary clinical trial showed…. Read More