Recently, there have been 94 possible cases of severe lung illness associated with vaping in various states around the country. https://www.cbsnews.com/news/teen-blames-vaping-after-his-lung-collapses/
The dangers of vaping are coming to light, as those of smoking did decades ago. Former smokers should undergo screening for early detection of lung cancer. The Phoebe Lynn Lewis Foundation encourages everyone to be #2SMART2START and #SCREEN2SAVE.
Thanks to all who supported our walks with the American Lung Association!
Please click to read an important article from Winthrop University Hospital’s Cornerstone publication (Winter 2016/2017).
The Phoebe Lynn Lewis Foundation is proud to be a sponsor of the upcoming Cancer Screening for the Practicing Clinician taking place on Tuesday, October 11, 2016. This program is directed at primary care doctors. The goal is to educate and motivate these doctors to refer their patients for appropriate cancer screening. The program will be held on campus in …
A recent article by Jane Brody in the New York Times details the importance of coupling screening programs with smoking cessation. http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/09/07/lung-screening-may-not-push-smokers-to-quit/
The New York Court of Appeals split 4-3, rejecting the theory on which Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court allowed plaintiffs to go to trial Philip Morris Casts Doubt On Lung Screening In Boston Trial – Law360 By Cara Salvatore Law360, Boston (January 28, 2016, 9:36 PM ET) — Facing the prospect of bankrolling a medical program for thousands of Marlboro smokers, …