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Lung Cancer

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Top Lung Cancer Articles

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  • Sanford-Burnham finds cancer marker

    Sanford-Burnham finds cancer marker
    Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute scientists at Lake Nona announced last week they have discovered a marker in urine that can diagnose prostate cancer. Their study found a set of RNA molecules that are detectable in tissue samples and urine...
  • Americans have 14 million smoking-related ailments: study

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - About 14 million major medical conditions in the U.S. can be blamed on smoking, according to a study by health officials. Using surveys, the researchers found that in 2009 roughly seven million Americans reported almost 11...
  • Stephanie Haridopolos: Voters need to know myths surrounding Amendment 2

    Stephanie Haridopolos: Voters need to know myths surrounding Amendment 2
    As a voter, you've probably heard several myths associated with Amendment 2, the proposal to legalize medical marijuana. More often than not, these myths have been formulated by the proponents of the ballot language, to make you think smoking pot is...
  • William Coffman Jr.: Former educator loved family, church, Dew

    William Coffman Jr.: Former educator loved family, church, Dew
    For William Coffman, his love for Mountain Dew was rivaled only by his love for his large, tight-knit family and the work he did for his church. Although his family had already given away several of the cans Coffman had at his Kissimmee home, there were...
  • European code against cancer calls for smoke-free, active lives

    LONDON (Reuters) - Cancer experts issued a 12-point code on Tuesday aimed at preventing up to half of all new cases of the disease in Europe by guiding people towards smoke-free, active lives free from cancer-causing infections and substances. Publishing...
  • Lawsuit: Calvary Chapel's Chuck Smith denied medical help on his deathbed

    Lawsuit: Calvary Chapel's Chuck Smith denied medical help on his deathbed
    A daughter and the widow of Chuck Smith -- the founder of the worldwide Calvary Chapel movement -- have sued his former church, alleging a conspiracy to commandeer Smith's ministry and deny him emergency medical attention on his deathbed. Smith died...
  • Founder Chuck Smith's family sues Calvary Chapel

    A daughter and the widow of Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa founder Chuck Smith have sued his former church, alleging a conspiracy to commandeer Smith's ministry and deny him emergency medical attention on his deathbed. Smith died last year at age 86 after...
  • Parise family embraces life's good moments during tough times

    Zach Parise touches a white friendship bracelet on his right wrist. He turns it over and reveals the special inscription: "la vie a ses bons moments." "It means, 'Life has its good moments,' " Parise said, staring intently at the words. "My mom made it...
  • New cancer therapy comes of age, cost a 'toxic' side effect

    MADRID (Reuters) - A raft of new cancer drugs promise better, longer-lasting treatments with fewer adverse side effects -- but their high cost is a growing concern. Drugs that help the body's own immune cells fight tumors are expected to be used in...
  • Kathleen M. Happ, former Anne Arundel educator

    Kathleen M. Happ, former Anne Arundel educator
    Kathleen M. Happ, a retired Anne Arundel Community College educator who ws an active member of Brown Memorial Presbyterian Church on Bolton Hill, died Sept. 19 of lung cancer at Villages Hospice in The Villages, Fla. A former resident of the city's Lake...
  • Climate change policies help poor the most

    Climate change policies help poor the most
    The unabated burning of fossil fuels will ultimately lead to our extinction, with the world's poor going first. Let's break this debate of reducing carbon emissions down by geography. When fossil fuels are burned for transportation purposes, whose...