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The World Health Organization’s (WHO) cancer agency says that the air we breath can now be considered a human carcinogen, Reuters reports. Air pollution can result from “transport, power generation, industrial or agricultural emissions and...

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Annual CT Screening for Lung Cancer Should Continue at Least 10 Years

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – In smokers and former smokers, annual lung cancer screening with low-dose (LD) CT scans should not be discontinued after a negative result, according to an Italian study. “Results of 10 years of annual LDCT in our high risk...
Ariad Pharmaceuticals Inc. (ARIA)’s leukemia drug Iclusig is now under investigation by healthcare officials due to increasing frequency of blood clots and narrowing of the major arteries. The drug was approved last year under an “accelerated...