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Lung Cancer

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Marin Alsop recalls parents' passion for music

    Marin Alsop recalls parents' passion for music
    The past few weeks have been rough on Marin Alsop. Late last month, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra's music director gathered with family and friends in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., at the bedside of her mother. Ruth Alsop, whose career included playing...
  • Orioles honor late public relations director Monica Pence Barlow in Grapefruit League home opener

    Orioles honor late public relations director Monica Pence Barlow in Grapefruit League home opener
    SARASOTA, Fla. — Several Orioles chose to honor public relations director Monica Barlow in their own way in the club’s Grapefruit League home opener Saturday. Adam Jones, Chris Davis, Nick Markakis, Matt Wieters, J.J. Hardy, Manny Machado as...
  • From Haiti, with love [Commentary]

    From Haiti, with love [Commentary]
    My wife of 55 years, Mallie, recently passed away in our home in South Florida after a hard-fought, three-year battle with stage-four lung cancer, although she never smoked, consumed alcoholic beverages, or, for that matter, ate red meat. But excruciating...
  • Dr. William A. Edelstein, MRI pioneer

    Dr. William A. Edelstein, MRI pioneer
    William A. Edelstein, a pioneer in the field of MRI who was also a professor in the radiology department at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, died Feb. 10 of lung cancer at his home in Original Northwood. He was 69. The son of Arthur...
  • New firefighter benefits stoke workers' comp debate

    New firefighter benefits stoke workers' comp debate
    Mary McElroy gave 22 years to the Baltimore City Fire Department as a firefighter-paramedic. The job, she says, gave her breast cancer. The state Workers' Compensation Commission agreed, issuing an order last fall that requires the city to cover any...
  • Monica Pence Barlow, Orioles PR director, dies at 36

    Monica Pence Barlow, Orioles PR director, dies at 36
    SARASOTA, Fla. -- Monica Pence Barlow, the Baltimore Orioles public relations director who worked for the team for more than a decade and had become a fundraiser for lung cancer research, died Friday morning at Howard County General Hospital of the...
  • Public relations director Monica Barlow epitomized 'The Oriole Way'

    Public relations director Monica Barlow epitomized 'The Oriole Way'
    SARASOTA, FLA. – Even though Monica Barlow was the Orioles public relations director – and as part of her job she was the link between Baltimore’s baseball team and its fans and media – she never liked the spotlight. I can just...
  • Aaron A. Johnson, basketball coach

    Aaron A. Johnson, basketball coach
    Aaron Acquilla Johnson Sr., a longtime educator and basketball coach, died Feb. 14 of lung cancer. Mr. Johnson, of Baltimore, was 79. The son of Daniel and Harriett Johnson was born in Baltimore and raised in the city's Sandtown Winchester neighborhood....
  • Hans C. Kliemisch, karate teacher

    Hans C. Kliemisch, karate teacher
    Hans C. Kliemisch, a 10th-degree black belt who established three karate studios, died Feb. 25 of lung cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The longtime Essex resident was 84. Mr. Kliemisch was born and raised in the Bronx, N.Y., where he attended...