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Lung Cancer

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  • To find breast cancer, more mammograms aren't better, expert panel says

    To find breast cancer, more mammograms aren't better, expert panel says
    Despite years of controversy over the best way to screen women for breast cancer, an expert panel convened by the federal government is standing by its controversial recommendation that most women should get mammograms only once every two years, and...
  • 'Liquid biopsy' picks up cancer biomarkers in blood, study finds

    'Liquid biopsy' picks up cancer biomarkers in blood, study finds
    A blood test known as a "liquid biopsy" could help doctors track a shifty type of lung cancer without the need for invasive procedures, an international team of researchers says. The findings, presented at the American Assn. for Cancer Research...
  • Wandering Eye: MTA head quietly removed, BPD settles lawsuit, and more

    Wandering Eye: MTA head quietly removed, BPD settles lawsuit, and more
    Timothy Ashe, a man who claims to have incurred $55,000 in medical expenses as a result of being punched out by a Baltimore City police officer in Jan. 2011, is set to receive $80,000 in city funds to settle the resulting lawsuit. According to the...
  • Glen Burnie East: Harundale team steps up to bat against cancer, again

    Glen Burnie East: Harundale team steps up to bat against cancer, again
    Like clubs all across the country, Harundale Youth Sports League opened its 2015 softball season Saturday with a festive spirit and march around the fields at Corkran Middle School. But once again, the 14U team will dedicate their season to a very...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Local softball community has rallied around Ed Stinner

    Local softball community has rallied around Ed Stinner
    No one has meant more to local softball over the past four decades than Ed Stinner. As a youth, travel team and high school coach, Stinner's impact on the game has been immense. The longtime Allentown school teacher has touched the lives of hundreds...
  • Memory of mother drives Maryland's Isaiah Davis-Allen

    Memory of mother drives Maryland's Isaiah Davis-Allen
    Isaiah Davis-Allen's mother is never far from his heart. Davis-Allen, a sophomore short-stick defensive midfielder for the Maryland men's lacrosse team, has a tattoo of the Virgin Mary on the left side of his chest, and he has dedicated the tattoo to...