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...significant advances in patient survival - though generally not cures - in many years for some cancer types, particularly lung cancer and melanoma. Now advances are coming more quickly. Almost daily, Bristol-Myers or rivals including Merck & Co...
Three-time cancer survivor Becky Zaverl tells her story

...but it collapsed again. A CAT scan showed spots on the lung so a second scan was ordered. Zaverl feared she had lung cancer and was relieved to find out it was "only" a pulmonary embolism. "That can kill you, but I didn't know that at...
Rebecca Ann Marquis

...month in 2004 and this year her son-in-law Chuck. Becky lost both parents while fighting her 4.5 year battle with lung cancer. She was blessed with 15 grandchildren and great-grandchildren.She was strong and loving, she did what she thought...
Community talks marijuana, agriculture, film and tax cuts during town hall

...double-blinded and scientifically done," he said. "If we do have long term studies, I suspect we're going to have lung cancers and stuff show up. We don't know that because we don't have controlled studies, but I would just like to separate...
Through With Chew week events planned

...people that using smokeless tobacco isn't a safe alternative to smoking. "While it doesn't cause emphysema and lung cancer, it causes other, equally bad things like oral cancer, esophageal cancer, gum disease and tooth loss," Olendorff...
Roger Jay Tachik

...Hospital in Seattle from complications of an accidental burn. He was 78 years old. He had been battling both brain and lung cancer for the past year and a half. Roger was born Oct. 25, 1936, to Anna and Paul Tachick near Conrath, Wisconsin...
Silver Jim Stroer

Silver Jim Stroer died on April 27th 2015 in Arizona, due to complications following lung cancer. He was 75. Born on November 11, 1939 in Tulare, California to his parents, Leroy and Della Stroer, he was a retired contractor...
Looking for solutions

...just like with Medicare in the sixties. I, for one, saw the need for a new law when my husband was diagnosed with lung cancer. Being self-employed, we had a catastrophic insurance. It was supposed to cover major illness but had a high deductible...
Juneau E-cigarette users face new but familiar rule the June 30 Assembly meeting, according to meeting minutes. He called e-cigarettes "the new battle" now that lung cancer prevalence in Alaska is dropping. Urata said that although the FDA is still researching it, the aerosol inhaled and...
Central Peninsula Relay for Life brings hope to walkers Brooke Jackson said she too came with family. Her father died a year ago after a short fight against cell lung cancer, she said. Afterward, the family had begun to drift apart, Jackson said. Her father was the glue that held the...


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