Nuclear workers learn about medical benefits at town hall meetings

...said. "Our goal is to pay people who are eligible."Common illnesses of people who receive the compensation are lung cancer, beryllium disease, chronic silicosis, asbestosis, emphysema and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, Leiton...

Trial for 3 charged in deadly salmonella outbreak from peanuts set to start in south Georgia

...mother, Shirley, was among the nine people who died after eating tainted peanut butter. After successfully battling lung cancer and a brain tumor, she ate the bad peanut butter while being treated for dehydration in a Minnesota hospital.Since...

Study: Higher risk of lung cancer in women may be linked to gene

...than twice as likely to develop lung cancer as men smokers, researchers say...Women are more likely to develop lung cancer after less smoking exposure than...Also a nonsmoker who develops lung cancer is three times more likely to be...

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Among nonsmokers, lung cancer slightly riskier for men

WASHINGTON - Lung cancer isn't common in people who never...had slightly higher death rates from lung cancer than women who never puffed. "The...women who had never smoked died of lung cancer than their white counterparts. Lung...

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Doctors take aim at Lung cancer

...doctors diagnosed Billy Stamm with lung cancer, there was more bad news to come...seventh patient with inoperable lung cancer to receive the new treatment...treatment for inoperable, early stage lung cancer, according to Dr. Mark Williams...

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Researchers: New vaccine can stop lung cancer

...experimental vaccine wiped out lung cancer in some patients and slowed its...vaccine, GVAX, had no recurrence of lung cancer for more than three years afterward...the disease, non-small cell lung cancer. The findings were published in...

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Study: Foods rich in vitamin E offer some lung cancer protection

...whole grains can lower the risk of lung cancer among smokers by about 20 percent...E, reduced their incidence of lung cancer by 19 percent to 23 percent. The...than 40 years. The reduction in lung cancer risk in these groups was from 40...

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Study ties lung cancer to air pollution

...increases the risk of dying from lung cancer and heart disease, comparable...Researchers found that the number of lung-cancer deaths increased by 8 percent for...found that the risk of dying from lung cancer as well as heart disease in the...

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Heighten your lung cancer awareness

November is National Lung Cancer Awareness Month. White ribbons...The statistics are discouraging. Lung cancer is the most common cancer-related...because society in general views lung cancer as being self-inflicted by smoking...

Lou Rawls says he is being treated for lung cancer

...Lou Rawls is being treated for lung cancer, and his estranged wife said he...traditional medical treatments for lung cancer. He said he quit his regular smoking habit 35 years ago. The lung cancer was diagnosed a year ago and the...