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Cigars Not a Safe Cigarette Alternative
There’s a common notion that cigars may be safer to smoke than cigarettes because they are often not inhaled. New evidence, however, suggests that cigar smoking may pose some serious health threats.
The Risks of Youth E-Cig Use
Experimenting is often how kids and teens learn. Experimenting with electronic cigarettes, however, may be risky.
Even a Few Smokes a Day Can Raise Your Risks
If you think smoking just a few cigarettes a day keeps you free from the many risks of smoking, you may want to think again.
Lung Cancer Screening Not for Everyone
On the surface, lung cancer screening sounds like a great idea for everybody — but it's not likely that simple.
What Keeping Fit Could Do for Your Cancer Risk
Physical activity is a vital part of a healthy life. While research has clearly shown its benefits in preventing heart disease, fitness may lower the risk of certain cancers as well.
Cancer Patients Live On
Cancer is a scary diagnosis, but there’s some really good news out there these days — more people are surviving.
New Lung Cancer Rx on the Table
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today approved a new medication to treat lung cancer.
Guidelines Excluded Some from Lung Cancer Screening
The number of people in the US who smoke is on the decline, and those who do smoke may be doing so for shorter periods of time. Changed smoking patterns, however, may be causing some patients at risk for lung cancer to miss out on cancer screening.
Cancer Survival Gains Not the Same for All Groups
Cancer patients are winning the battle against the disease like never before, but age and race may play a role in determining survival odds.
Smoking May Be Even Riskier Than Once Thought
Smokers, it’s never too late to quit — and there may now be even more good reasons to do so.