| Apr 17, 2013
| 6:28 PM
Charlie Zill got his wish — and then some.
The long-time usher at Camden Yards, who has stage 4 lung cancer, watched his beloved Orioles play one more time Wednesday night.
Wearing an Orioles cap and jersey over his trademark "Zillbilly"...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 1:13 PM
Anne A. Coulbourn, a homemaker and volunteer, died Aug. 31 of lung cancer at the Blakehurst retirement community. She was 82.
The daughter of a stockbroker and a homemaker, the former Anne Adams was born in Baltimore and raised in Ruxton.
| Sep 8, 2012
| 2:15 PM
Carl S. Hyman, an executive of a firm that tests students and assesses their achievement both in the U.S. and overseas who was also a Tuscany-Canterbury neighborhood activist, died of lung cancer Sept. 5 at Gilchrist Hospice Care. He was 57.
| Nov 27, 2012
| 12:49 PM
November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month.
This year, approximately 160,340 Americans are expected to die from lung cancer, accounting for 28 percent of all cancer deaths. That is why there is an entire month dedicated to this disease, raising...
| Sep 16, 2012
Monica Barlow hates being asked whether she is a former smoker. To her it doesn't matter. To the people she meets who hear she is battling Stage 4 lung cancer, it seems the only possible explanation.
"The answer is no, but that kind of frustrates me,...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 6:51 AM
Happy Thanksgiving dear readers,
Happy Turkey Day, too! I pray that your Thanksgiving celebration is a delightful affair and one for which you have much to be thankful. To all you travelers or folks who have family and friends who will be traveling, safe...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 3:16 PM
In 1998, Patrick Smithwick turned 47, an age his father never reached. Legendary steeplechase jockey A.P. "Paddy" Smithwick was just 46 when he died of lung cancer in 1973.
Living longer than his father prompted Smithwick to scrutinize his orderly life....
| Apr 20, 2011
| 6:04 PM
Here is how Charlie Kelly imagined the scene at the pearly gates this week: William Donald Schaefer awaits entry as St. Peter goes over his list. Maybe his eyes are widening as he sees all the rude, bombastic things Schaefer has said over the years.
| Oct 13, 2011
| 9:00 AM
Cheryl Corbin's mother and grandmother had breast cancer, so an oncologist suggested she be tested for an inherited gene mutation linked to the disease. But when the results came in, she didn't show up to hear them.
"I was afraid to hear the words,"...
| May 20, 2012
| 5:00 AM
It is irresponsible to claim, as the letter writer from Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) does, that eating meat is equivalent to smoking cigarettes ("Unhealthful foods kill more Americans every year than tobacco," May 13). In...
| May 21, 2012
| 4:44 PM
Alan Gross, the Potomac man serving 15 years in Cuba after carrying communications equipment into the communist island nation, continues to communicate with supporters from the military hospital where he is held.
The Jewish Community Relations Council of...
| May 24, 2012
| 4:09 PM
North County High School freshman Jack Andraka stood on the auditorium stage, speaking about the invention that earned him the $75,000 grand prize at the recent Intel International Science and Engineering Fair.
Behind him stood Dr. Anirban Maitra, a...