| May 15, 2013
| 2:39 PM
It is well known that HPV (human papillomavirus) can lead to deadly cervical cancer in women, but the virus is causing cancer in men as well. Throat cancers caused by HPV are showing up typically in men with little or no history of smoking, said Dr. Kevin...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 2:08 PM
Charlie Zill, the popular long-time usher at Camden Yards who entertained Orioles fans with his “Zillbilly” dance during the seventh-inning stretch, died late Saturday night of lung cancer. He was 56.
Zill, who had been diagnosed with cancer...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 6:02 PM
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...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 2:34 PM
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...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 5:45 PM
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,...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 3:45 AM
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...
| 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"...
| Mar 17, 2013
| 6:31 PM
Charlie Zill leans forward and adjusts the lines to his oxygen supply before slipping a CD into his laptop.
"This is a good one," he says softly.
Up pops a video of Zill, the long-time fixture at Orioles games, doing his "Zillbilly" dance in full...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 3:00 AM
When Columbia resident Michael Osborne was diagnosed with Stage III lung cancer in April of 2008, one prevailing thought kept running through his mind.
"I was devastated because, to me, lung cancer meant you were dead," Osborne said. "That's what I knew...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 9:01 AM
Anyone who wants to know why health care costs continue to soar need look no further than the recent recommendation by the American Cancer Society that current and former heavy smokers discuss lung cancer screening with their doctors. The guidelines...
| Mar 17, 2013
| 2:21 PM
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...
| 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....