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Lung Cancer

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  • Downers Grove adopts rules to reduce radon

    Downers Grove adopts rules to reduce radon
    Downers Grove is updating its building code to include new state rules aimed at reducing radon in new construction. The Village Council recently approved a mandate that all new residences in town must be built with "passive radon resistant construction,...
  • Charity brings together families for final farewell

     Charity brings together families for final farewell
    Daniel Aspan was tapped out. The San Antonio resident had spent more than $3,000 over a few months flying several times to Elmhurst to visit his mother who was dying from lung cancer that had spread to her brain. Just a week after his final visit he...
  • Patricia S. "Patty" Farber, art teacher

    Patricia S. "Patty" Farber, art teacher
    Patricia S. "Patty" Farber, a former private school art teacher and volunteer who climbed Mount Kilimanjaro when she was in her 60s, died May 10 of lung cancer at her home in Brewster, Mass. The longtime Towson resident was 87. "We got to know the...
  • Gators' All-American running back Larry Dupree dies at 71

    Gators' All-American running back Larry Dupree dies at 71
    Before Steve Spurrier became a Heisman Trophy winner and Gators legend he deferred to Larry Dupree. Dupree, who died of a heart attack on Sunday at 71, was the team's star and a first-team All-American fullback in 1964 when Spurrier was a UF sophomore...
  • Elmhurst residents walk all night to fight cancer

     Elmhurst residents walk all night to fight cancer
    Walking all night is not a difficult task when you've faced the much greater battle of fighting cancer. For cancer survivors, it was a joy to see the support-- and worn shoe leather—of other people who also want to conquer cancer. More than 500...
  • Debra Sherman, 1962-2014

    Debra Sherman, 1962-2014
    Debra Sherman worked as a reporter for wire services covering the financial markets and the health care industry for more than 20 years. After she was diagnosed with metastatic lung cancer in 2013, her bosses at Reuters encouraged her to start a blog on...
  • Doris M. Jones, social worker's aide

    Doris M. Jones, social worker's aide
    Doris M. Jones, a retired social worker's aide and longtime West Baltimore resident, died June 11 of lung cancer at the University of Maryland Medical Center. She was 73. The daughter of Leon Alexander Clark Sr., a truck driver, and Goldie Olivia Clark,...
  • The Rev. Thomas W. Strieter, civil rights champion, 1933-2014

    The Rev. Thomas W. Strieter, civil rights champion, 1933-2014
    The Rev. Thomas W. Strieter and his wife, Doris, had recently finished editing the third in a series of six volumes on the homilies of outspoken Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero, who was assassinated in 1980 while in church celebrating Mass. It was...
  • Antioxidant-rich foods help your immune system ward off disease

    Source: Pacific Prime Insurance whatdoctorsknow.com We've often been advised to eat the right foods and consume essential nutrients to maintain optimal health and wellness, but why do our bodies need vitamins and minerals to maintain good health?...
  • Steven Hsiao, Johns Hopkins scientist

    Steven Hsiao, Johns Hopkins scientist
    Steven S. Hsiao, a Johns Hopkins scientist who studied how the brain perceives the shape, size and texture of three-dimensional objects, died of lung cancer June 16 at Hopkins Hospital. The Mount Washington resident was 59. "Steve has been a defining...
  • "Breathe Deep" raises more than $210,000

    "Breathe Deep" raises more than $210,000
    Dollars, footsteps and emotion came together for Breathe Deep North Shore, as one of the nation's largest lung cancer fundraisers secured more than $210,000 in contributions for research and awareness. This year's effort, culminating in a run-walk at the...