Living Fuel Alert: Smokers with Early Lung Cancer Could Double Survival Chances If They Quit

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Posted on 4th February 2010 by admin in Health Alerts

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LONDON – People with early lung cancer who quit smoking could double their chances of surviving, a new study says.

Until now, there has been little proof that quitting smoking after developing lung cancer makes any difference to survival.

British researchers analyzed previous data from 10 studies examining how long smokers survived after being diagnosed with lung cancer.

People with lung cancer who continued smoking had a 29 to 33 per cent chance of surviving five years. But those who kicked the habit had a 63 to 70 per cent chance of being alive after five years. The research was published in the BMJ, formerly known as the British Medical Journal.

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Multivitamins May Cut Lung Cancer Risk In Smokers

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Posted on 26th January 2010 by admin in Health Alerts

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Multivitamins, folate, and green leafy vegetables may reduce the risk of developing lung cancer in current and former smokers, says a new study from the US… Read Below.