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  • Lloyd Campbell 'Mitch' Mitchner, city Urban Services director

    Lloyd Campbell 'Mitch' Mitchner, city Urban Services director
    Lloyd Campbell "Mitch" Mitchner, who had been director of Baltimore's Urban Services Agency during the mayoral administration of Kurt L. Schmoke and later headed AFRAM, the African-American cultural festival, died July 16 of lung cancer at Northwest...
  • Arline K. Howdon, Hopkins cytologist

    Arline K. Howdon, Hopkins cytologist
    Arline Kaye Howdon, who was chief cytologist at Johns Hopkins Hospital and was known nationally and internationally for her work in the field of cytopathology and education, died July 20 of lung cancer at her Harper House condominium in Cross Keys. She...
  • Doctors grapple with prostate cancer screening guidelines

    Doctors grapple with prostate cancer screening guidelines
    For years, the PSA test has been the standard method for early detection of prostate cancer, which strikes one in six men. But recently, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, a federal advisory panel, said the test that checks for prostate-specific...
  • John Thomas "Dick" Burda, asbestos worker

    John Thomas "Dick" Burda, a retired asbestos worker and former Howard County resident, died Sunday of lung cancer at Gilchrist Hospice in Towson. He was 83. Born in Baltimore and raised in Edmondson Village, Mr. Burda attended city public schools. He...
  • Rodney S. Gobrecht, librarian

    Rodney S. Gobrecht, a retired Baltimore County public school librarian and media services specialist, died Monday of lung cancer at his Reisterstown home. He was 76. Mr. Gobrecht was born and raised in Hanover, Pa., where he graduated in 1954 from...
  • Married patients better cancer survivors, study finds

    Married patients better cancer survivors, study finds
    Married patients suffering from advanced lung cancer are likely to live longer after treatment than those who aren't hitched, according to research released today. The study by researchers at the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum...
  • Anne A. Coulbourn, homemaker

    Anne A. Coulbourn, a homemaker and volunteer, died Aug. 31 of lung cancer at the Blakehurst retirement community. She was 82. The daughter of a stockbroker and a homemaker, the former Anne Adams was born in Baltimore and raised in Ruxton. After...
  • Carl Hyman, neighborhood activist

    Carl Hyman, neighborhood activist
    Carl S. Hyman, an executive of a firm that tests students and assesses their achievement both in the U.S. and overseas who was also a Tuscany-Canterbury neighborhood activist, died of lung cancer Sept. 5 at Gilchrist Hospice Care. He was 57. Born in...
  • 'So You Think You Can Dance' recap: Top 10 time

    'So You Think You Can Dance' recap: Top 10 time
    "So You Think You Can Dance" is BACK, and in the three weeks since the last show I've forgotten who everybody is, which ones I like and dislike, and maybe even what dance is. The whole show tonight will be the work of just one choreographer -- the Emmy-...
  • 24 Hours of Booty cycling event raises money for the fight against cancer

    24 Hours of Booty cycling event raises money for the fight against cancer
    The first words that Bryan McMillan's best friend said to him when McMillan visited him in the hospital in March 2010 were, "How are you doing?" What would otherwise be an ordinary question shocked McMillan. His friend of 32 years, who was just diagnosed...
  • Richard Ben Cramer, Pulitzer Prize winner, dies at 62

    Richard Ben Cramer, Pulitzer Prize winner, dies at 62
    Richard Ben Cramer, a former Baltimore Sun reporter who later became a Pulitzer Prize-winning foreign correspondent for The Philadelphia Inquirer and an acclaimed author chronicling the lives of politicians and legendary sports figures, died Monday of...
  • 'Today' show weatherman and feature anchor Al Roker visits Baltimore for book signing

    'Today' show weatherman and feature anchor Al Roker visits Baltimore for book signing
    For all of his wit, charm and success, a little bit of the boy who once was nicknamed "Fat Albert' still clings to "Today" show weatherman and feature anchor Al Roker. It's there in the excess 140 pounds that once draped Roker's frame. It's in his...