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Lung Cancer

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  • Virginia Cancer Plan urges prevention, screenings

    Virginia Cancer Plan urges prevention, screenings
    The five-year Virginia Cancer Plan, 2013-2017, released last week by the Richmond-based nonprofit Cancer Action Coalition of Virginia, sets goals and strategies for the early detection and treatment of the disease, along with reducing preventable...
  • Miguel Gonzalez 'sore,' but OK after being hit by comebacker

    There was a sense of relief in the Orioles clubhouse Saturday when starting pitcher Miguel Gonzalez proclaimed that his left shin was fine, if a little achy. Gonzalez had to leave Friday’s game in the fifth inning after being struck in the left...
  • Laughter and grief belong together

    Eighty-three-year old Ron Kilmartin was in a hospice, dying of lung cancer. His daughter was at his bedside, cracking jokes about it. Here's one: "Last week, Dad coughed and said, 'choking.' I tried to give him water but he just wanted me to turn off the...
  • Fred Kaz, music director at Second City, dies at 80

    Fred Kaz, music director at Second City, dies at 80
    Fred Kaz, the music director at The Second City for 24 years and a legendary personality at the famous comedy theater, has died from lung cancer at the age of 80. Kaz died Wednesday on his boat, moored with a view of the sunset in San Pedro, Calif., and...
  • Harold Ramis' death puts vasculitis in the spotlight

    Harold Ramis' death puts vasculitis in the spotlight
    Thanks to the well-publicized death of actor/director Harold Ramis, the disease he suffered from — vasculitis — is getting more attention, which can help patients and doctors understand this elusive autoimmune disease. "His death was a...
  • Clarissa Dickson Wright has died, last of TV's 'Two Fat Ladies'

    Clarissa Dickson Wright, the star of BBC's "Two Fat Ladies," has died. Christened Clarissa Theresa Philomena Aileen Mary Josephine Agnes Elsie Trilby Louise Esmerelda Dickson Wright, the television cook and author passed away Saturday in Edinburgh,...
  • Smoking is a health risk and PS: It's not a news flash [Editorial]

    Just in case you hadn't heard, smoking is bad for you. From a certain perspective, it doesn't seem as though it needs to be repeated, but given Harford County's increasing rate of lung cancer, and the association of that deadly ailment with inhaling...
  • Ralph M. Vitale Sr., contractor

    Ralph M. Vitale Sr., a retired heating and plumbing contractor, died Jan. 11 of lung cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 81. The son of Joseph Vitale, a superintendent with the city's water department, and Mary Vitale, a homemaker, Ralph...
  • Pleased with editorial about health hazards of smoking [Letter]

    It was gratifying to us to have seen the timely feature story that appeared on Jan. 15, following our recent news release about newest DHMH Cancer Report data that reflect increased rates of cancer of the lung and bronchus in the County. However, I was...
  • Anne Arundel County health brief

    Resolutions Anne Arundel Medical Center will offer the Mayo Clinic Diet. This 12-week workshop aims to help break unhealthy food habits. The program is led by a registered dietitian and cardiac rehabilitation specialist. Class will be held from 5:30 p.m....
  • Ex-Marlboro Man Eric Lawson Dies at 72

    LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Eric Lawson, who portrayed the rugged Marlboro man in cigarette ads during the late 1970s, has died. He was 72. Lawson died Jan. 10 at his home in San Luis Obispo of respiratory failure due to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or...