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Screening for Lung Cancer Based on Risk Could Save Lives

School of Public Health Associate Chair of Epidemiology Rafael Meza vouches for the screening of lung cancer based on risk, as it could reduce deaths by 14% worldwide. September 30, 2019. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #HealthandWellness #Science #Disease #RafaelMeza ​​​​​​​​


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Raising Tobacco Purchase Age to 21 Would Prevent Thousands of Premature Deaths in Michigan

School of Public Health Assistant Professor Holly Jarman and colleagues discuss the health benefits of raising the age for tobacco sales to 21 years old, which would prevent or delay 11,000 young people from starting to smoke. March 21, 2019. #5-15mins #PublicHealth #web-article #SchoolofPublicHealth #HealthandWellness #Government/Politics #YouthandAdolescents #Addiction #Tobacco #RafaelMeza #HollyJarman ​​​​​​​​​​​


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Lung Cancer Will Remain Major Health Issue, Despite Falling Rates

School of Public Health associate professor Rafael Meza, along with other researchers, show that lung cancer rates are projected to dramatically drop through four independent models, although it will remain a serious health issue. October 8, 2018. #5-15mins #Medicine #web-article #InstituteforHealthcarePolicyandInnovation #HealthandWellness #Society #Cancer #Addiction #LungCancer #RafaelMeza #JihyounJeon ​​​​​​​​​​​


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Lung Cancer Screening Decisions Personalized

Michigan Medicine Experts Tanner Caverly and team create a new tool that considers personal risks and benefits before determining who should be screened for lung cancer. July 24, 2018. #Kara-Gavin #5-15mins #Medicine #webarticle #RogelCancerCenter #HealthandWellness #Society #Cancer #MedicalAdvice #TannerCaverly #RafaelMeza #RodneyHayward ​​​​​​​​​​​​​