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Lung Cancer

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  • EXCHANGE: Ex-addict says despite cancer he will help others

    When ex-drug addict Michael Pinnick of Joliet was first treated last year for lung cancer and lymphoma, he rejoiced when other patients graduated from treatments. He waited for his day to arrive. But now that the cancer in his lungs and lymph nodes has...
  • Jazz musician Erroll Garner's materials donated to library

    The man who wrote the music to the song "Misty" is long gone, but his legacy will live in his hometown. The professional materials of internationally renowned jazz pianist Erroll Garner, an East Liberty native who died in 1977, have been donated to the...
  • Salon in Dyer offers free appointments for women fighting cancer

    Salon in Dyer offers free appointments for women fighting cancer
    When cosmetologist Shelly Schapp's best friend was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2103, she began asking questions about hair loss and skin changes during treatment. Schapp, owner of Intrigue Salon and Day Spa in Dyer, had no answers, so she began...
  • How to get your favorite cocktails delivered to your door

    How to get your favorite cocktails delivered to your door
    Longing for a cocktail but not thrilled about getting out there in traffic to go to your favorite bar? Online wine and spirits retailer Merchants of Beverage has a solution. Order a cocktail kit for a signature cocktail delivered straight to your door....
  • Dr. John Mullan, pioneering neurosurgeon, dies at 90

    Dr. John Mullan, pioneering neurosurgeon, dies at 90
    Dr. John F. "Sean" Mullan, a pioneer in neurosurgery, was a key player in the creation of the Brain Research Institute at the University of Chicago and served as its director from 1964 to 1984. A soft-spoken immigrant from Northern Ireland, Dr. Mullan...
  • Things to know for Wednesday in Pennsylvania

    A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Wednesday. STATE SENATE TRYING TO SAVE, BOOST PHONE FEES TO FUND 911 CENTERS The bill unanimously approved would raise the per-line fee from $1 to...
  • Death toll from smoking goes way beyond lung cancer, study says

    Death toll from smoking goes way beyond lung cancer, study says
    Cigarette smoking is responsible for at least 345,962 cancer deaths in the U.S. each year, according to a new study. About 45% of those deaths are the result of cancers of the lung, bronchus and trachea, researchers reported Monday in the journal JAMA...
  • The God Squad: Hope encapsulates the meaning of life

    Q: In a recent column on deism, you said that hope is far more important to you than truth, which I liked. A story: My mother, a non-smoker, died of lung cancer. After her priest offered her last rites, he asked if she had anything else that she'd like....
  • South Korea reports 10th death from MERS virus

    South Korea reports 10th death from MERS virus
    South Korea reported a 10th death from the MERS virus on Thursday, although officials say they believe the disease has peaked. The victim was a 65-year-old man who had been treated for lung cancer and was hospitalized in the same facility as another ...
  • South Korea reports 10th death from MERS virus

    South Korea reported a 10th death from the MERS virus on Thursday, although officials say they believe the disease has peaked. The victim was a 65-year-old man who had been treated for lung cancer and was hospitalized in the same facility as another MERS...
  • Hundreds walk for life at cancer fundraiser

    Hundreds walk for life at cancer fundraiser
    It seems that everyone knows someone affected by cancer. Hundreds of bags representing those who have fought or are fighting cancer lined the path that ran through Lake Zurich's Paulus Park on June 6, where the Lake Zurich Area, Wauconda and Island...