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Lung Cancer

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  • Orioles reliever Adam Russell draws inspiration from his family's fight against cancer

    Orioles reliever Adam Russell draws inspiration from his family's fight against cancer
    SARASOTA, Fla. — Over the next two weeks, Orioles reliever Adam Russell will get a visit from two of his biggest fans. Fiona Galvin, 6, and her three-year-old brother Tommy will light up at the first sight of their "Uncle Bubba." In the offseason,...
  • Fifth District firefighters invite you to a country breakfast [Clarksville]

    Come hungry to the Ten Oaks Ballroom from 8 a.m. to noon Feb. 17. The Fifth District Volunteer Fire Department will host a country breakfast for the community. Proceeds from the breakfasts help provide equipment for the volunteers. The cost is $9 for...
  • Nuclear power is far from safe or carbon-free

    Nuclear power is far from safe or carbon-free
    I became frightened when I read the commentary by Norman Meadow ("Nuclear blows away wind," Feb. 1). I wanted to say so much, but my thoughts were running way beyond the commentary. Just one example: The reactor at Chernobyl still contains enough...
  • With brackets in ruins, count Cowherd as a Florida Gulf Coast disciple

    With brackets in ruins, count Cowherd as a Florida Gulf Coast disciple
    My NCAA tournament brackets are in shambles. The South regional, in particular, looks like a vast Loser Wasteland. And no amount of Smithwicks (left over from St. Patrick’s Day) can put a happy face on the horror that has been done there. Believe...
  • CNN's Tapper says he aims coverage beyond politics

    CNN's Tapper says he aims coverage beyond politics
    Jake Tapper's new show on CNN, "The Lead," is premiering at a time when cable TV keeps moving further down the road of partisan news presentation. But ask him about it, and there's no waffling. "I am not a partisan, and I am a journalist — not...
  • Susan Heisler, grocery store merchandiser

    Susan Heisler, grocery store merchandiser
    Susan Heisler, a retired grocery store merchandiser and recreational pool player, died of lung cancer March 3 at the Chesapeake Hospice's Mandrin Center in Harwood. The Glen Burnie resident was 55. Born in Baltimore and raised on Bush Street, she was the...
  • Gary S. Hill, former Hopkins chief of pathology

    Gary S. Hill, former Hopkins chief of pathology
    Dr. Gary S. Hill, an internationally renowned renal pathologist and the former chief of pathology at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, died Tuesday from lung cancer. He was 74. Dr. Hill pioneered a new technique for biopsies of tissue, in addition...
  • Researchers turn attention to breast cancer prevention

    Researchers turn attention to breast cancer prevention
    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,"...
  • Expansion planned for Hopkins' Bayview campus

    Expansion planned for Hopkins' Bayview campus
    Johns Hopkins Health System plans to open a $35 million expanded emergency department at Bayview Medical Center by January 2014, followed by a new oncology wing for its lung cancer treatment program. Preliminary plans for the expansion at the eastern...
  • Robotic technology to treat lung cancer

    Robotic technology to treat lung cancer
    The da Vinci robotic technology allows doctors to perform more precise surgeries. The technique also enables patients to recover more quickly with fewer complications in many cases. The technique is used to perform many different types of surgeries. Dr....
  • Quitting smoking is tough, but not impossible

    Quitting smoking is tough, but not impossible
    Many people pick quitting smoking as their New Year's resolution. But if quitting smoking was easy, most smokers would have already done it. Tobacco is highly addictive and the process isn't easy, but quitting is possible for those who really are ready...
  • Study reveals strongest link yet between organ transplants, cancer

    Study reveals strongest link yet between organ transplants, cancer
    The most comprehensive study ever on the link between organ donations and cancer is arming physicians with new data that could help make the procedures safer. Organ transplant patients get new kidneys, livers and lungs that save their lives, but they...