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Lung Cancer

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  • Studies: Merck drug Keytruda effective against 3 cancers

    One of the hot new cancer immunotherapy drugs, Merck & Co.'s Keytruda, strongly benefited patients with melanoma, lung cancer and mesothelioma, according to three studies presented Sunday at the American Association for Cancer Research conference in...
  • Report: Delays, staffing shortages at Maryland VA medical centers

    The Veterans Health Administration medical center in Cecil County was so understaffed that at one point, federal investigators report, three doctors were caring for 5,000 patients. "I am not able to think of any acceptable or practical way to do all that...
  • Obama Meets Castro? Latin America Turning A Page

    Obama Meets Castro? Latin America Turning A Page
    Eduardo Galeano, one of Latin America's fieriest authors, died Monday at 74 after a long bout with lung cancer. But the Uruguayan writer, who did with prose what Ernesto "Che" Guevara did with a bandoleer and inspired rebels around the globe, had...
  • Consumer Reports: How to protect yourself from excessive radiation

    X-rays have been used for almost 120 years, but the introduction of computed tomography, or CT scans, in the 1970s was revolutionary, says Consumer Reports. The new tests, which use multiple X-ray images, allowed doctors to see with unprecedented...
  • Breathe Deep North Shore becomes regional lung cancer fight

    Breathe Deep North Shore becomes regional lung cancer fight
    The Lungevity Foundation and its annual Breathe Deep "run-walk" are both ideas with deep Deerfield roots that have spread across the country in just a few short years. The fourth annual Breathe Deep North Shore 5K will raise awareness of and money to...
  • Your money or your life: Many cancer patients face painful choice

    DALLAS Kim Harris approached the communion rail at Zion Lutheran Church with a vial of pills in his hand. The thin, dying man and the Rev. Robert Preece were alone in the sanctuary. They had met many times this way the 62-year-old cancer patient...
  • Late bluesman Muddy Waters at center of legal dispute in DuPage

    Late bluesman Muddy Waters at center of legal dispute in DuPage
    By the time he died in 1983, legendary musician Muddy Waters had gained acclaim for a pioneering style of electric blues he first played in clubs on Chicago's South and West sides in the 1940s and '50s. Over the decades, he entertained multitudes,...
  • Wild's Parise, Suter bound by shared highs and lows

    They'll forever be linked in Wild folklore because of the way they signed together. But during the most painful season of each of their careers, Zach Parise and Ryan Suter shared a common bond that made them even closer and thankful they had each other...
  • Wandering Eye: Fracking linked to rise in radon, shady shit in the insurance industry again, and more

    Wandering Eye: Fracking linked to rise in radon, shady shit in the insurance industry again, and more
    Documentation of the dangers of hydraulic fracturing for natural gas has been mounting, with fracking shown to cause earthquakes, and now, from a new study in "Environmental Health Perspectives," it's shown to coincide with a dramatic rise in indoor radon...
  • Correction: Uruguay-Obit-Eduardo Galeano story

    In a story April 13 about the death of Eduardo Galeano, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the author had three children with his third wife. Galeano's children were from his first two marriages. A corrected version of the story is below:...
  • Study links radon levels in Pennsylvania homes to fracking

    Study links radon levels in Pennsylvania homes to fracking
    A new study by Johns Hopkins researchers links elevated levels of radioactive radon in Pennsylvania homes to the flurry of natural gas wells drilled across the state using the controversial technique known as hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking." In a...