| Sep 27, 2012
| 1:13 PM
Paul Theodore Pojman, a professor of philosophy at Towson University and a community activist, died Sept. 20 of lung cancer at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Hampden resident was 45.
"Paul's area was the philosophy of science, and he focused on...
| Nov 18, 2012
| 2:02 PM
As a volunteer at the Arundel House of Hope, Phil Bailey doesn't get paid for his services — for doing dishes, doing laundry or performing any of his other duties.
After 20 years of working at the facility that provides shelter, health care, food,...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 12:42 PM
As the American Cancer Society plans to recruit 500 people who live or work in the Harford County area, it has scheduled enrollment for Nov. 7-11.
What if you could prevent even one family member from hearing the words: "You have cancer?" The American...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 11:24 AM
My NCAA tournament brackets are in shambles. The South regional, in particular, looks like a vast Loser Wasteland. And no amount of Smithwicks (left over from St. Patrick’s Day) can put a happy face on the horror that has been done there. Believe...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 11:01 AM
Christopher Gaul, former managing editor of the Catholic Review and reporter for The Sun and The Evening Sun and area television stations, died of lung cancer Thursday at his home in Essex. He was 72.
He joined the Catholic Review as a writer in 1995 and...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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
| 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 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...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 1:20 PM
Robert F. "Bob" Brettschneider, a retired American Telephone & Telegraph supervisor who was a former longtime Parkville resident, died Monday of lung cancer at Colonial Manor Nursing Home in York, Pa.
He was 87.
Born in Baltimore and raised on...