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Lung Cancer

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  • Elizabeth 'Buff' Conklin, travel store owner and volunteer

    Elizabeth 'Buff' Conklin, travel store owner and volunteer
    Elizabeth "Buff" Conklin, who operated a Towson travel store, worked as an administrative assistant at the Johns Hopkins University and enthusiastically volunteered for numerous local groups and causes, died of lung cancer Tuesday at her Glen Arm home....
  • Margery K. 'Margie' Pozefsky, artist

    Margery K. 'Margie' Pozefsky, artist
    Margery K. "Margie" Pozefsky, an artist and kidney transplant survivor who supported a kidney swapping transplant program at Johns Hopkins Hospital, died Friday of lung cancer at her Rockland home. She was 71. "Margie was just a wonderful woman who had...
  • Ban smoking in Baltimore's stadiums

    Kudos to Monica Barlow for her courage and willingness to get involved in fighting lung cancer ("Camden Yards event looks to brush back lung cancer," Sept. 16). Nice to see a good cause get more recognition. Ironically, smoking is still allowed in...
  • Esther 'Penny' Love, city guidance counselor

    Esther 'Penny' Love, city guidance counselor
    Esther "Penny" Love, a Baltimore public school guidance counselor for nearly 40 years who was an outspoken advocate for emotionally challenged and dyslexic students, died Monday of lung cancer at Sinai Hospital. She was 89. Esther Shulman, whose...
  • 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,"...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 'So You Think You Can Dance' recap: Top 10 time

    'So You Think You Can Dance' recap: Top 10 time
    "So You Think You Can Dance" is BACK, and in the three weeks since the last show I've forgotten who everybody is, which ones I like and dislike, and maybe even what dance is. The whole show tonight will be the work of just one choreographer -- the Emmy-...
  • Monkton man's book tells of his return to steeplechase saddle

    Monkton man's book tells of his return to steeplechase saddle
    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....
  • Schaefer and Kelly: Together in politics, death

    Schaefer and Kelly: Together in politics, death
    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. A...