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A mixed methods approach to understand variation in lung cancer practice and the role of guidelines

INTRODUCTION:Practice pattern data demonstrate regional variation and lower than expected rates of adherence to practice guideline recommendations for the treatment of stage II/IIIA resected and stage IIIA/IIIB unresected non-small cell lung cancer patients in Ontario, Canada.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Daily Journal

Widow: Jury sent tobacco company a $23B message

A Florida widow awarded $23.6 billion in the death of her chain-smoking husband on Monday called the massive verdict a message to Big Tobacco, even though she likely won't see much if any of the money.

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Related Topix: Florida, Smoking, Medicine, Health, Florida Government, Tobacco, RJ Reynolds Tobacco Holdings

Daily Herald

Bolingbrook truck plaza receives "Lung Health Champion Award"

John and Robin Puthusseril accept the "Lung Health Champion Award" from Respiratory Health Association's Matt Maloney.

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Related Topix: Truckers, Smoking, Medicine, Health

Daily Herald

SIU med students work with researchers during summer program

Thirteen medical students are getting a look at life inside a research laboratory during a summer research program at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine.

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Related Topix: Illinois, Carbondale, IL, Biology, Science, Medicine, Orthopaedic Surgery, Health, Springfield, IL

AskMen

Are Prostate Exams Now Part Of The 7th-Inning Stretch?

Jersey Shore : A 16-foot Anaconda is still on the loose in New Jersey - and people are starting to freak out.

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Stocks: 5 things to know before the open

This is one of the largest awards against a tobacco firm, but the company is looking to avoid the massive payout.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Tobacco, RJ Reynolds Tobacco Holdings, Health, Vladimir Putin

Business Journal

Up To Speed: R.J. Reynolds slapped with $23.6B verdict over one smoker

A Florida jury awarded $23.6 billion in punitive damages against RJ Reynolds Tobacco in a case involving a single smoker, a man who died of lung cancer in the 1990s.

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Related Topix: Tobacco, RJ Reynolds Tobacco Holdings, Health, Whirlpool Corporation, Appliances, Environmental Law, Law

Bloomberg

PPF's Sotio Considers Trials for Head and Neck Cancer Treatment

Sotio AS, a biotechnology company owned by the richest Czech, Petr Kellner , is considering starting clinical tests of an immunotherapy treatment for head and neck cancer based on its own scientific research.

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Related Topix: Cancer, Medicine, Health, Prostate Cancer, Ovarian Cancer

Sun Jul 20, 2014

International Business Times

Gene That Stops Spreading of Lung Cancer - Identified by Latest Study.

Lung cancer is known as one of the deadliest forms of cancer as it spreads rapidly making the chances of survival extremely low.

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Related Topix: Health, Cell Biology, Biology, Science

Sunday Mail

Crows on the mend

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Reuters

RJ Reynolds' $23-billion punitive damage award unlikely to stand: experts

A decision by a Florida jury to impose punitive damages of $23.6 billion against RJ Reynolds Tobacco Company on Friday is likely to be rejected on appeal or the award reduced substantially, lawyers with expertise in jury awards said on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Tobacco, RJ Reynolds Tobacco Holdings, US News, US Supreme Court, Health, Northeastern University

KWBU-TV Waco

R.J. Reynolds Vows Appeal Of $23 Billion Cancer-Death Verdict

Camel cigarettes, an R.J. Reynolds brand, are seen on display at JJ&F Market in in Palo Alto, Calif.

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Related Topix: Tobacco, RJ Reynolds Tobacco Holdings, Health, Smoking, Medicine

105.7 The Bull

Lawyer: Jury message is 'tobacco cannot continue to lie to the American people."

RJ Reynolds is about $23.6 billion poorer after a Florida jury awarded a widow a whopping $23.6 billion in damages over her husband's death from lung cancer.

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BBC News

VIDEO: Widow wins tobacco payout

A US court has ordered the country's second largest cigarette company to pay $23.6 billion to the wife of a smoker who died of lung cancer.

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Weekend Balita

Lung Center defends DAP-funded stem cell program

The Department of Pathology and Laboratories of the Lung Center of the Philippines was established in 1982.

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Related Topix: Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology, Cancer, Health, Pulmonary Medicine

Sat Jul 19, 2014

UnionLeader.com

Manchester woman can't get deceased husband's name off health plan

Since the death of her husband, Martin in May, Debra Jacobsen of Manchester has been trying to get his name dropped from the health insurance policy they purchased on the health insurance marketplace.

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Related Topix: Manchester, NH, Health, Medicaid, Medicare

Stanford

Grand Roundup: Top posts for the week of July 13

"As a young lung cancer patient, I had to find my own path": Fighting stage IV with full force : Inspire contributor Emily Bennett Taylor , a Stage IV lung cancer survivor and spokesperson/patient advocate, discusses her choice to pursue aggressive treatment following diagnosis at age 28. Stanford bioengineer develops a 50-cent paper microscope : ... (more)

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KHOU-TV Houston

Fla. jury slams RJ Reynolds with $23.6B in damages

A Florida jury has slammed a tobacco company with $23.6 billion in punitive damages in a lawsuit filed by the widow of a longtime smoker who died of lung cancer in 1996.

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Related Topix: Tobacco, RJ Reynolds Tobacco Holdings, Health, Smoking, Medicine

FOX23

Fla. jury slams RJ Reynolds with $23.6B in damages

A Florida jury has slammed a tobacco company with $23.6 billion in punitive damages in a lawsuit filed by the widow of a smoker who died of lung cancer.

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New York Post

The Truman Show Delusion, and how culture determines a crazya

"Maybe I'm going out of my mind," said Truman Burbank, played by Jim Carrey in 1998's "The Truman Show," "but I get the feeling that the world revolves around me somehow."

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, The Truman Show, Celebrities, Jim Carrey, Medicine, Psychiatry, Genetics, Health, Eastern, KY

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