Smoking cessation intervention during lung screening may encourage quitting

A smoking cessation intervention, introduced as part of lung health screening, may encourage quitting in about 30 percent of smokers, results of the UK-based YESS* trial showed.

Dip in serum cholesterol tied to higher pancreatic cancer risk
A recent decrease in total cholesterol levels may signal an aggravated risk of pancreatic cancer, reports a study. On the other hand, high serum cholesterol in the preceding years may exert a protective effect against pancreatic cancer.
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