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UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 21, 2018, 11:01 a.m.

Justice Ginsburg undergoes surgery to remove two cancerous growths from lung

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.

Traci Cromwell, mother of triplets featured on ‘Today’ show, dies at 49

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.

Immune therapy scores big win against lung cancer in study

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 …

Washington Sen. Andy Hill dies of lung cancer at age 54

Sen. Andy Hill, the key budget writer for the Washington state Senate, has died of lung cancer. He was 54.

Sen. Andy Hill announces his lung cancer has returned

Sen. Andy Hill, the key budget writer for Senate Republicans in Washington state, says he is battling a recurrence of lung cancer.

Nonsmoker’s lung cancer gave him new perspective

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 …

Obvious link to lung cancer is smoking, and you can fix that

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 …

Justice Fairhurst battling lung cancer with radiation

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 …

Test may hold key to determine lung cancer risk

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 …

Radon remains a silent danger

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.

Uneasy breathing

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 …