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Lung Cancer

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  • Kaufman Cancer Center scheduled to open next month in Bel Air

    Kaufman Cancer Center scheduled to open next month in Bel Air
    Upper Chesapeake Health is preparing to open its $60 million Patricia D. and M. Scott Kaufman Cancer Center on the campus of Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in Bel Air. In advance of the center's scheduled public opening on Oct. 7, Upper Chesapeake...
  • Monument to Sparrows Point's casualties lives on at new home

    Monument to Sparrows Point's casualties lives on at new home
    John A. Kinnaird backed his truck-mounted crane toward the monument that has stood at the side of Dundalk Avenue for two decades, a black-granite tribute "in memory of those who made the supreme sacrifice." The memorial recognizes workers killed in...
  • Manchester man to run 353 miles to promote cancer prevention

    Manchester man to run 353 miles to promote cancer prevention
    Over the next two weeks, Manchester resident Ben Hall will be traveling from his Carroll County home to the home of his late uncle, Timothy Thurlow, in Fulton, N.Y. He won't be flying. He won't be driving or even biking. He will be running. All...
  • Panel recommends revised cancer warning on consent form for indoor tanning

    Panel recommends revised cancer warning on consent form for indoor tanning
    An advisory panel recommended Friday that the state Health Department revise language on its parental consent form for indoor tanning to specify that the practice can cause skin cancer. The recommendation by the Maryland State Council on Cancer...
  • 'Fight Club' author Chuck Palahniuk returns with 'Doomed'

    'Fight Club' author Chuck Palahniuk returns with 'Doomed'
    "If you hold the door for someone and they don't say, 'Thank you,' that person deserves to be in hell," Chuck Palahniuk rails — in the most mild-mannered way possible. "It also ticks me off when someone pushes the button on the elevator more...
  • Barton S. Mitchell, paving company executive

    Barton S. Mitchell, paving company executive
    Barton S. Mitchell, a retired asphalt paving company executive who was active in Maryland Republican politics and enjoyed collecting vintage cars, died Sunday of lung cancer at his Lutherville home. He was 73. "Bart was just a larger-than-life...
  • Chromium taints groundwater beyond Harbor Point

    Chromium taints groundwater beyond Harbor Point
    Even as some Fells Point residents worry that building over a capped toxic site at Harbor Point could endanger their health, records show elevated levels of cancer-causing chromium in groundwater just beyond the area targeted for an upscale development....
  • Dr. Wilmot C. Ball Jr.

    Dr. Wilmot C. Ball Jr.
    Dr. Wilmot C. Ball Jr., former head of the division of respiratory diseases at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, died Oct. 12 of complications from dementia at the Edenwald retirement community. He was 85. The son of a Bell Laboratories electrical engineer and...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...