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Lung Cancer

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  • Lori Riley: Charity Stroll In Fight Against A Tougher And Tougher Foe

    — About a month ago, Brittany Vose heard a report on TV saying that by 2030, pancreatic cancer would be the second-deadliest cancer in the United States, after lung cancer, moving up from fourth place. As someone who has been raising money for...
  • Efrem Zimbalist Jr. dies at 95; starred in '77 Sunset Strip'

    Efrem Zimbalist Jr. dies at 95; starred in '77 Sunset Strip'
    Efrem Zimbalist Jr., the elegant actor with the mellifluous baritone who costarred as the suave private eye Stuart Bailey on TV's "77 Sunset Strip" beginning in the late 1950s and later starred as the buttoned-down Inspector Lewis Erskine on "The F.B.I.,"...
  • PASSINGS: Wendy Hughes, William Hauck, S. Lee Pogostin, Fred Kaz

    PASSINGS: Wendy Hughes, William Hauck, S. Lee Pogostin, Fred Kaz
    Wendy Hughes Australian actress dies at 61 Wendy Hughes, 61, an Australian actress best known to American audiences for her performance in the 1979 film "My Brilliant Career," died of cancer Saturday in Sydney, her family said. Hughes began her rise...
  • Gene Estess dies at 78; left Wall Street to help New York's homeless

    Gene Estess, a broker who gave up the pay and perks of Wall Street for a second career helping New York City's homeless, has died. He was 78. He died April 9 at his home in Brooklyn, N.Y., according to his wife, Pat Schiff Estess. The cause was lung...
  • Ben Hoberman dies at 91; former KABC manager pioneered all-talk radio

    Ben Hoberman dies at 91; former KABC manager pioneered all-talk radio
    When radio executive Ben Hoberman took over the operation of KABC radio in Los Angeles in 1960, the station's amiable fare included shows like Don McNeill's "Breakfast Club" with music and gentle comedy. Hoberman launched a new format. And in doing so,...
  • Dennis Kamakahi dies at 61; guitarist was 'ambassador of aloha'

    Dennis Kamakahi, a prolific songwriter and master of slack key guitar whose music helped propel a renaissance of traditional Hawaiian culture in the 1970s and 1980s, died of lung cancer Monday in Honolulu. He was 61. His death was confirmed by his close...
  • Clarissa Dickson Wright dies at 66; costar of TV's 'Two Fat Ladies'

    When the offbeat BBC cooking show "Two Fat Ladies" was given a green light in 1996, costar Clarissa Dickson Wright did not have the highest hopes. "I found it very hard to believe," she later wrote, "and thought perhaps it might be a cult series with a...
  • CANNES: 'True Detective' Creator Nic Pizzolatto's 'Galveston' Financed

    Low Spark Films and Jean Doumanian Productions have completed financing for "Galveston," written by "True Detective" creator Nic Pizzolatto. Embankment Films is handling foreign sales at Cannes. Shooting is set to begin in October with Matthias...
  • Rising rent leads some seniors back to living with roommates

    Rising rent leads some seniors back to living with roommates
    Gerry Venable knew it wasn't his turn to restock the coffee. He'd just bought those two big containers of Folgers. But his roommate reminded him that the bag of Starbucks beans she'd contributed to the shared stash cost just as much. The squabble...
  • Ronald Dwight SmithApril 26, 1935 - May 4, 2014

    Ronald Dwight Smith<br/>April 26, 1935 - May 4, 2014
    Loving husband, father, brother, and grandfather, Ron passed away at the age of 79, after a courageous battle with lung cancer.  He was born in Los Angeles, the son of Ira Dwight Smith and Carolyn Jule Smith.  Raised in North Hollywood, he graduated...
  • Letter: Lung cancer research could use boost

    Every five minutes, a woman in the U.S. is told she has lung cancer, the No. 1 cancer killer of women in America. I know too well the crush of a lung cancer diagnosis in a young woman. My husband’s mother, Peggy, was diagnosed with lung cancer at...