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Lung Cancer

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  • Orioles reliever Adam Russell draws inspiration from his family's fight against cancer

    Orioles reliever Adam Russell draws inspiration from his family's fight against cancer
    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,...
  • Fifth District firefighters invite you to a country breakfast [Clarksville]

    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...
  • Columbia lung cancer survivor finds voice with 5K fundraiser

    Columbia lung cancer survivor finds voice with 5K fundraiser
    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...
  • Paying for the illusion of cheating death

    Paying for the illusion of cheating death
    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...
  • Herbert S. "Stokes" Walesby, newspaper artist

    Herbert S. "Stokes" Walesby, newspaper artist
    Herbert Stokes Walesby, former art director of the News American who volunteered aboard the SS John W. Brown, where he sketched his shipmates, died of lung cancer Nov. 14 at Christiana Care in Wilmington, Del. The former Sykesville resident was 85. "He...
  • Letter: Lung cancer awareness urged

    Editor: November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. This year, approximately 160,340 Americans are expected to die from lung cancer, accounting for 28 percent of all cancer deaths. That is why there is an entire month dedicated to this disease, raising...
  • Nuclear power is far from safe or carbon-free

    Nuclear power is far from safe or carbon-free
    I became frightened when I read the commentary by Norman Meadow ("Nuclear blows away wind," Feb. 1). I wanted to say so much, but my thoughts were running way beyond the commentary. Just one example: The reactor at Chernobyl still contains enough...
  • Havre de Grace: Happy Thanksgiving, HdG, have a wonderful day

    Happy Thanksgiving dear readers, Happy Turkey Day, too! I pray that your Thanksgiving celebration is a delightful affair and one for which you have much to be thankful. To all you travelers or folks who have family and friends who will be traveling, safe...
  • Ravens community quarterback award is 'fantastic' honor for Arundel volunteer

    Ravens community quarterback award is 'fantastic' honor for Arundel volunteer
    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,...
  • Harford County participants sought for landmark cancer study starting in Nov.

    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...
  • Expansion planned for Hopkins' Bayview campus

    Expansion planned for Hopkins' Bayview campus
    Johns Hopkins Health System plans to open a $35 million expanded emergency department at Bayview Medical Center by January 2014, followed by a new oncology wing for its lung cancer treatment program. Preliminary plans for the expansion at the eastern...
  • Robotic technology to treat lung cancer

    Robotic technology to treat lung cancer
    The da Vinci robotic technology allows doctors to perform more precise surgeries. The technique also enables patients to recover more quickly with fewer complications in many cases. The technique is used to perform many different types of surgeries. Dr....