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Lung Cancer

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  • Remembering the great Lesley Gore

    "I'M YOUNG, and I want to be young, I'm free and I want to be free/To live my life the way I choose, to say and do whatever I please!" Lesley Gore, belting out her prescient anthem, "You Don't Own Me," in 1964. YEARS AGO I interviewed Lesley Gore. She...
  • Reynolds American delving deeper into nicotine gum business

    Cigarette maker Reynolds American Inc. is partnering with a pharmaceutical consultancy to develop products that help people stop smoking. The nation's second-biggest tobacco company's agreement with Maryland-based Pinney Associates comes as tax...
  • 'It's My Party' singer-songwriter Lesley Gore dies at 68

    Singer-songwriter Lesley Gore, who topped the charts in 1963 at age 16 with her epic song of teenage angst, "It's My Party," and followed it up with the hits "Judy's Turn to Cry," and the feminist anthem "You Don't Own Me," died Monday. She was 68....
  • 21 new cancer cases found in study of miners

    Minnesota health officials and university researchers said Tuesday they've found 21 new cases of a rare form of lung cancer among a group of miners who they've been following since the late 1990s. That brings the number of mesothelioma cases in the study...
  • Autopsy shows New York Times writer Carr died of lung cancer

    New York Times media columnist David Carr died of complications from metastatic lung cancer, according to autopsy results released Saturday. Julie Bolcer (BOHL-suhr), a spokeswoman for the New York City medical examiner's office, said the autopsy shows...
  • Military and police dogs deserve to be treated as heroes, too

    Here's the dictionary definition of a hero: "A person admired or idealized for courage, outstanding achievements, or noble qualities, as achieved with altruistic intent. Typically a hero doesn't boast about his or her achievements." This definition...
  • 21 more Minnesota miners stricken by rare lung cancer

    MINNEAPOLIS Another 21 Minnesota miners have been stricken with an often-fatal cancer of the lung lining, the state's Health Department said Tuesday, bringing to 101 the number of cases among workers in Minnesota's iron mining industry since the 1930s....
  • Chef Michelle Bernstein creates flavorful food for cancer patients

    For months, chef Michelle Bernstein culled her imagination for the right mix of ingredients and flavors, drew from the many culinary moments that define her career and tapped into personal experiences to create the gift of good food. The star chef,...
  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 p.m. EST

    Danish sources identify gunman in Copenhagen attacks; say he got out of jail about 2 weeks ago The gunman responsible for Copenhagen's deadly shooting attacks was released from jail about two weeks ago and might have become radicalized there last summer,...
  • Medicare to cover CT lung cancer screening for high-risk smokers

    Medicare to cover CT lung cancer screening for high-risk smokers
    The US Preventative Services Task Force's recommendation for CT screening for asymptomatic smokers deemed at high risk for developing lung cancer translated into most commercial insurers covering the test starting Jan. 1. Under the Affordable Care Act,...
  • American Cancer Society: Cancer rates drop nationally

    FORT WORTH, Texas Declines in tobacco use, along with screenings, advances in cancer prevention and treatment combined to create good news: Cancer rates have dropped 22 percent in two decades, according to the American Cancer Society. Death rates from...