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Lung Cancer

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Top Lung Cancer Articles

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  • Lewis B. Whiting Jr., cattle company owner

    Lewis B. Whiting Jr., cattle company owner
    Lewis B. Whiting Jr., a retired businessman and charter boat captain, died Jan. 8 of lung cancer at West Virginia University Medical Center in Morgantown. The former Towson resident was 73. The son of Dr. Lewis B. Whiting Sr., an orthopedic surgeon, and...
  • Smoking is even worse than you thought [Editorial]

    Smoking is even worse than you thought  [Editorial]
    It's been half a century since the first U.S. surgeon general's report appeared linking smoking to lung cancer. In the decades that followed, federal and state health officials waged a vigorous public information and education campaign that convinced...
  • Ralph M. Vitale Sr., contractor

    Ralph M. Vitale Sr., a retired heating and plumbing contractor, died Jan. 11 of lung cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 81. The son of Joseph Vitale, a superintendent with the city's water department, and Mary Vitale, a homemaker, Ralph...
  • Angelos donates $2.5M for lung center at Franklin Square

    Angelos donates $2.5M for lung center at Franklin Square
    Peter Angelos, the personal injury lawyer who owns the Baltimore Orioles, donated $2.5 million to MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center to establish a lung disease treatment center in his name, he and hospital officials announced Wednesday. The gift,...
  • Smoking is a health risk and PS: It's not a news flash [Editorial]

    Smoking is a health risk and PS: It's not a news flash [Editorial]
    Just in case you hadn't heard, smoking is bad for you. From a certain perspective, it doesn't seem as though it needs to be repeated, but given Harford County's increasing rate of lung cancer, and the association of that deadly ailment with inhaling...
  • Lung cancer continues on the rise in Harford County

    Lung cancer continues on the rise in Harford County
    Contrary to the rest of Maryland, lung cancer is on the rise in Harford County, the county health department said Tuesday. According to a 2013 Cancer Data report from the Cigarette Research Fund Program of the Maryland Department of Health, lung cancer...
  • Mary C. Burke, 78, longtime city schools teacher

    Mary C. Burke, 78, longtime city schools teacher
    Mary C. Burke, a devoted churchgoer who taught in Baltimore public schools for more than 30 years, died Nov. 18 of lung cancer at Northwest Hospital in Randallstown. She was 78. "She was so good at what she did, working with the children," Marlene...
  • The Rev. Robert Nugent dies at 76; priest who supported gays, lesbians

    The Rev. Robert Nugent dies at 76; priest who supported gays, lesbians
    Tribune Newspapers The Rev. Robert Nugent, a Roman Catholic priest whose support of gays and lesbians in the church brought the Vatican's censure, ending his public role as an advocate for reconciling church doctrines with the realities of gay life, died...
  • Fewer Americans are diagnosed with lung cancer

    Fewer Americans are diagnosed with lung cancer
    Americans are being diagnosed with fewer cases of lung cancer, the most deadly type of the disease, largely because of efforts to curb tobacco use, according to a new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  The report comes...
  • Cancer breaks all the rules

    Cancer breaks all the rules
    I hate losing. I hate it when I lose my keys, lose my way, or lose my train of thought. I have spent my life trying to learn the rules of every game that I played in an effort to ensure that I was always prepared and that I had everything that I needed to...
  • Fire destroys laundry building in Havre de Grace [50 years ago]

    As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, January 9, 1964: A huge early morning fire in Havre de Grace completely destroyed the Carroll's laundry building 50 years ago. The damage was estimated at $100,000. One hundred and twenty-five...
  • The Curtis Bay incinerator will endanger Marylanders [Commentary]

    The Curtis Bay incinerator will endanger Marylanders [Commentary]
    The students at Benjamin Franklin High School have it right. They have organized against Energy Answers' waste-to-energy incinerator planned for a location within one mile of three schools in Curtis Bay. Not only should it not be built so close to their...