lung cancer

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Rep. Carolyn McCarthy Announces Diagnosis Of ‘Treatable’ Form Of Lung Cancer

“Several diagnostic tests have led to a diagnosis of lung cancer. A treatment plan will begin soon and I look forward to its successful completion,” she said in a statement on her official website.

06/03/2013

Cigarette smoking

Report: Lung Cancer Number One Cancer Killer In New York State

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network’s recently-released statistics found there will be an estimated 8,800 lung cancer deaths statewide this year.

12/02/2012

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NY Woman’s Website Allows Users To Build A New Family

A Queens woman has created a website that allows users to choose their family. Chooseafamily.com lets users search an online database for the family members that they never had.

01/25/2012

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Long Island Student Gets Nat’l Award For Lung Cancer Research

Although the research was complex, the goal for one Long Island teenager was simple – to help treat patients with lung cancer.

12/06/2011

Joe Paterno

Former Penn State Coach Joe Paterno Diagnosed With Lung Cancer

Former Penn State coach Joe Paterno has a treatable form of lung cancer, according to his son.

11/18/2011

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Judge: NYC Cannot Use Grotesque Anti-Tobacco Ads

The city’s campaign to scare smokers with grotesque images of decaying teeth or a diseased lung wherever tobacco products are sold was struck down Wednesday by a federal judge.

12/29/2010

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Researchers Optimistic Over Experimental Lung Cancer Vaccine

Researchers at New York Presbyterian-Weill Cornell Medical Center have discovered a breakthrough experimental treatment for lung cancer.

12/20/2010

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CT Student On Mission To Raise Lung Cancer Awareness

Marissa Adamo, along with other students at Sacred Heart University, are mounting their “WEAR WHITE” campaign to bring attention to the deadly nature of the disease.

11/22/2010