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Lung Cancer

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  • He loved conversation over coffee

    He loved conversation over coffee
    "He didn't want to be the focus of the attention. [He was] always there, [he was] always present, but like in those photographs, [he was] always more in the background," Alec Colley Jr. said of the man he called his hero. This after he dissected the...
  • The inequities of cancer research funding

    The inequities of cancer research funding
    In response to commentator Eric Rossen's "The stigma of lung cancer" (March 1), I concur that people are quick to assume if you have lung cancer you must have smoked and that few people know lung cancer is the leading cause of all deaths from cancer....
  • Jim Landers: Are we getting value for our cancer treatment spending?

    Two camps of health economists are having an important quarrel over whether Americans are getting value for the more than $100 billion they're spending each year on treating and preventing cancer. Cancer is expected to eclipse cardiovascular diseases...
  • Steinberg: Chewing tobacco-free zones at ballparks

    Baseball players have been associated with chewing or smokeless tobacco from the early days of the game. It was a habit acquired from boredom, and the desire to generate a saliva flow throughout a game. While it may not cause lung cancer, as smoking...
  • FDA approves Bristol-Myers drug for lung cancer

    The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday expanded approval of an innovative Bristol-Myers Squibb drug to treat the most common form of lung cancer. Regulators cleared Opdivo for patients with advanced squamous non-small cell lung cancer, which...
  • The stigma of lung cancer

    The stigma of lung cancer
    My mother has lung cancer. She never smoked. I recall the moment I heard the news. I was at work, and I immediately left my office in tears and aimlessly wandered nearby neighborhoods, unable to make sense of this new reality or my own complex range...
  • Lehigh Valley health events include Songs and Lessons of Cancer Survivorship, 4.5 Miles of March Madness Run

    Lehigh Valley health events include Songs and Lessons of Cancer Survivorship, 4.5 Miles of March Madness Run
    SONGS AND LESSONS OF CANCER SURVIVORSHIP Dr. Rick Boulay, chief of gynecologic oncology at the Lehigh Valley Health Network, will perform "This is the Moment: Songs and Lessons of Cancer Survivorship" at 7 p.m. March 6,and 2 p.m. March 7 at Allentown'...
  • Oren Miller

    Oren Miller
    Oren Miller, a stay-at-home dad who created A Blogger and a Father blog, which attracted worldwide attention, and the equally successful Facebook group "Dad Bloggers," died Saturday at his Owings Mills home of cancer. He was 42. "Oren's blog was a life-...
  • Crow Island students showcase favorites at science, math fair

    Passions and curious minds were on full display at the Crow Island School science and math fair Feb. 26-27. While participation in the fair is not mandatory, school officials estimate more than 90 percent of students completed a project centered on their...
  • Tiny Missouri town mourns after gunman kills 7, then himself

    Residents of a small southern Missouri town struggled to come to grips with the knowledge that one of their own had killed seven people in a spasm of violence that ended when the gunman shot himself to death on a rural county road. Joseph Jesse Aldridge,...
  • Only female mayor in history of Salt Lake City dies at 70

    Deedee Corradini, the only female mayor in the history of Salt Lake City who helped bring the Winter Olympics to Utah, has died. She was 70. Corradini died Sunday at her home in Park City from the effects of lung cancer, according to a Women's Ski...