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Lung Cancer

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  • Deana Martin talks about memories of her famous father

    Six years ago, Mount Carmel Society President Carl Sferrazza took his family to a concert by Deana Martin, daughter of famous entertainer Dean Martin. After the show, he asked her if she would consider performing at the society's annual Italian Festival....
  • Southington Y Gets $5K Gift In Return For Help Offered In 1972

    Southington Y Gets $5K Gift In Return For Help Offered In 1972
    SOUTHINGTON — A woman gave $5,000 to the local YMCA as thanks for a kindness shown to her five nieces and nephews in 1972 when their father — her brother — died of cancer at age 35. Carmel Avitabile, who became the children's guardian,...
  • In disappointing season, Orioles' Chris Davis reaches two milestones with one swing

    It has been a difficult season for Orioles slugger Chris Davis, but the first baseman hit two milestones Friday night with one swing. With his sixth-inning solo shot, Davis picked up his 20th homer of the season and 150th of his career. He was asked...
  • Dr. Jesse Steinfeld dies at 87; fought tobacco use as surgeon general

    Dr. Jesse Steinfeld dies at 87; fought tobacco use as surgeon general
    Three U.S. surgeons general have played the biggest roles in alerting the public to the dangers of tobacco. In 1964, Dr. Luther Terry issued the first Surgeon General's Report on Smoking and Health, irrefutably linking smoking with lung disease and...
  • Even cancer isn't enough to get many smokers to quit, study finds

    Even cancer isn't enough to get many smokers to quit, study finds
    There’s nothing like a serious health scare to convince smokers to kick the habit, but new research finds that nearly 1 in 10 cancer survivors is still smoking nine years after their diagnosis. The 9.3% smoking rate among American cancer survivors...
  • Second Hand Smoke in Community Associations

    Blog sponsored by Becker & Poliakoff             "Secondhand smoke," means smoke emitted from lighted, smoldering, or burning tobacco when the smoker is not inhaling; smoke emitted at the mouthpiece during puff drawing; and smoke exhaled by the smoker....
  • Standing in the shadows of Staples Center

    Standing in the shadows of Staples Center
    The steps that lead to the soul of Los Angeles' glittering sports palace were first taken in bowling shoes. Long before Lee Zeidman ran Staples Center, he worked at Simi Bowl, where he learned happiness didn't involve colorful balls or clattering pins,...
  • Braves slam four homers in win over Nationals

    The Sports Xchange By Stan Awtrey, The Sports Xchange Braves slam four homers in win over Nationals ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Braves found the answer to their offensive woes for at least one night. The Braves slammed four home runs Friday night and...
  • Saturday's Cycle for Survival to benefit cancer research

    Saturday's Cycle for Survival to benefit cancer research
    In 2010, three weeks into a new year, Lauren Branch got a call from her mom that made her drop to the floor. Her mother -- a nurse who had never smoked a day in her life -- had stage 4 lung cancer. "This wasn't just my mom telling me she had cancer --...
  • Nobody forces you to drink or smoke

    I saw on Fox News that a Florida jury awarded the widow of a man who died of lung cancer $23.6 billion — yes, billion. That staggers the imagination. Did the tobacco company force him to smoke? Why not sue the FTC for allowing the manufacture of...
  • Don't judge every tumor by its tissue, scientists say

    Don't judge every tumor by its tissue, scientists say
    For most cancer patients and their doctors, the most important things to know about a tumor are where it arose in the body and how much it's grown. But in some cases, understanding a tumor's genomic profile is more likely to lead to an effective...