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Monica Pence Barlow, Orioles PR Director, Dies at 36

Posted by Samantha Powell on February 28th, 2014 |

News Headline: Monica Pence Barlow, Orioles PR Director, Dies at 36 Date: 2/28/14 Outlet Full Name: Baltimore Sun Author: Peter Schmuck http://www.baltimoresun.com/sports/orioles/blog/bal-monica-pence-barlow-os-pr-director-passes-away-at-36-20140228,0,4022940.story Monica Pence Barlow, the Baltimore Orioles public relations director who worked for the team for more than a decade and had become a fundraiser for lung cancer research, died Friday morning at Howard […]

New York Advocates Urge Funding to Prevent Lung Cancer

Posted by Samantha Powell on February 27th, 2014 |

News Headline: New York Advocates Urge Funding to Prevent Lung Cancer Date: 2/27/14 Outlet Full Name: Troy Record Author: Michael Virtanen http://www.troyrecord.com/health/20140227/new-york-advocates-urge-funding-to-prevent-lung-cancer With survival rates for prostate, skin and breast cancer now topping 90 percent, New York health advocates lobbied Wednesday to restore state funding against far deadlier lung cancer and tobacco smoke carcinogens. The […]

New Lung Valve has COPD Patients Breathing Easier

Posted by Samantha Powell on February 27th, 2014 |

News Headline: New Lung Valve has COPD Patients Breathing Easier Date: 2/27/14 Outlet Full Name: ABC 7 Florida Author: Alix Redmonde http://www.mysuncoast.com/health/new-lung-valve-has-copd-patients-breathing-easier/article_9f58303e-9ff1-11e3-aa21-0017a43b2370.html Four million Americans suffer from some form of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, more commonly known as COPD. It’s now the third leading cause of death in the U.S., though a new device may […]

SF Firefighters Face High Number of Cancer Deaths

Posted by Samantha Powell on February 27th, 2014 |

Date: 2/7/14 Outlet Full Name: ABC 7 San Francisco Author: No author http://abclocal.go.com/kgo/story?section=news/local/san_francisco&id=9424123 Two San Francisco firefighters have died from cancer in the last week, highlighting what the firefighters’ union calls an “epidemic” of cancer from the hazardous work of fighting fires. Clyde Watarai, 57, a 16-year veteran of the department, died Wednesday after a […]

Hormone Therapy Linked to Better Survival After Lung Cancer Diagnosis In Women

Posted by Samantha Powell on February 26th, 2014 |

longchamp sac solde News Headline: Hormone Therapy Linked to Better Survival After Lung Cancer Diagnosis In Women Date: 2/26/14 Outlet Full Name: Medical Xpress Author: No author http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-02-hormone-therapy-linked-survival-lung.html Survival among people with lung cancer has been better for women than men, and the findings of a recent study indicate that female hormones may be a […]

Cook Medical Launches Endoscopic Device to Help Diagnose Lung Cancer Earlier

Posted by Samantha Powell on February 26th, 2014 |

News Headline: Cook Medical Launches Endoscopic Device to Help Diagnose Lung Cancer Earlier Date: 2/26/14 Outlet Full Name: MedCity News Author: Lindsey Alexander http://medcitynews.com/2014/02/cook-medical-launches-pulmonary-endoscopic-device-help-diagnose-lung-cancer-diagnostic-earlier/ Cook Medical announced the launch of its EchoTip ProCore Endobronchial Needle, an endoscopic device that will help physicians and pathologists diagnose lung cancer earlier. It’s the first endobronchial ultrasound needle in […]

‘Barb’s Beer’ Puts Hope For Lung Cancer on Tap

Posted by Samantha Powell on February 26th, 2014 |

News Headline: ‘Barb’s Beer’ Puts Hope For Lung Cancer on Tap Date: 2/26/14 Outlet Full Name: The Bellingham Herald Author: Tom Murphy http://www.bellinghamherald.com/2014/02/26/3484720/barbs-beer-puts-hope-for-lung.html What does “Barb’s Beer” have to do with curing non-smoker’s lung cancer? Maybe something special, which I’ll talk about in a moment. Non-smoker’s lung cancer is a silent killer, not because its […]

How Can You Know If Your Lung Cancer Has Spread?

Posted by Samantha Powell on February 26th, 2014 |

News Headline: How Can You Know If Your Lung Cancer Has Spread? Date: 2/26/14 Outlet Full Name: About.com Author: Lynne Eldridge http://lungcancer.about.com/b/2014/02/26/how-can-you-know-if-your-lung-cancer-has-spread.htm I was recently asked a very important question – and one that I’m sure many of you have entertained. How can you know if your lung cancer has spread? Unfortunately the spread of […]

Honoring Ishmail Reaves: Benefit Concert

Posted by Samantha Powell on February 26th, 2014 |

News Headline: Honoring Ishmail Reaves: Benefit Concert Date: 2/26/14 Outlet Full Name: The Hilltop News, the Student Voice of Howard University Author: Erika Whitehead http://www.thehilltoponline.com/news/honoring-ishmail-reaves-benefit-concert-1.2858246#.UxDTzeNdWVM On an average day, walking into the Blackburn Digital Auditorium at Howard University is a bleak and uneventful experience with hardly anyone present. However, on Saturday, Feb. 22, laughter and […]

Lesser Known Tips About Lung Cancer Prevention and Early Detection

Posted by Samantha Powell on February 26th, 2014 |

abercrombie fitch pas cher News Headline: Lesser Known Tips About Lung Cancer Prevention and Early Detection Date: 2/26/14 Outlet Full Name: About.com Author: Lynne Eldridge http://lungcancer.about.com/b/2014/02/26/lesser-known-tips-about-lung-cancer-prevention-and-early-detection.htm February 2014 marks National Cancer Prevention Month, and you may have heard tips for preventing cancer on TV, over the radio, and online. If I asked anyone what they […]