Stories tagged: lung cancer
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 21, 2018, 11:01 a.m.
The Supreme Court says Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had surgery to remove two malignant growths from her left lung.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 7, 2018, 9:59 a.m.
Wife and mother Traci died Aug. 25 in Spokane from complications of nonsmoker-associated lung cancer. She was 49. A funeral mass is scheduled for 2 p.m. Friday at Sacred Heart …
UPDATED: Mon., April 16, 2018, 8:21 p.m.
For the first time, a treatment that boosts the immune system greatly improved survival in people newly diagnosed with the most common form of lung cancer. It’s the biggest win …
Tue., Nov. 1, 2016, 4:24 p.m.
Sen. Andy Hill, the key budget writer for the Washington state Senate, has died of lung cancer. He was 54.
Mon., June 27, 2016, 1:51 p.m.
Sen. Andy Hill, the key budget writer for Senate Republicans in Washington state, says he is battling a recurrence of lung cancer.
Mon., Nov. 30, 2015, 1:41 p.m.
Lung cancer is a disease often overlooked in non-smokers. Post Falls resident Jim Morrison was given six months to live when he was diagnosed with late-stage lung cancer. He beat …
Tue., Oct. 23, 2012
A close friend recently died from lung cancer, which causes more deaths than any other cancer in the United States (around 29 percent). Lung cancer is very preventable. Around 87 …
Sun., Oct. 9, 2011
OLYMPIA – Washington state Supreme Court Justice Mary Fairhurst is being treated for lung cancer. She has been going to a radiation clinic every day for the past seven weeks …
Thu., April 8, 2010
WASHINGTON – Scientists may have found a way to tell which smokers are at highest risk of developing lung cancer: measuring a telltale genetic change inside their windpipes. A test …
Sun., March 8, 2009
As Debbie Greenman lay on her stomach, the doctor pushed a needle through her back to extract a bit of lung tissue. She was nervous yet confident about the biopsy.
Tue., Nov. 20, 2007
A few weeks ago, during the height of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, it was hard to go anywhere without seeing a sea of pink. Pink Campbell’s Soup cans at the …