Stories tagged: lung cancer
Tue., Nov. 1, 2016, 4:24 p.m.
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.
Mon., June 27, 2016, 1:51 p.m.
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.
Mon., Nov. 30, 2015, 1:41 p.m.
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 …
Tue., Oct. 23, 2012
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 …
Sun., Oct. 9, 2011
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 …
Thu., April 8, 2010
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 …
Sun., March 8, 2009
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.
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 …