| Feb 15, 2013
| 8:15 AM
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...
| 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...
| Nov 24, 2012
| 3:38 PM
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.
| Nov 27, 2012
| 12:49 PM
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...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 6:51 AM
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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 2:58 PM
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...