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Georgia Regents joins in Great American Smokeout

...center here, and smoking is one of the leading causes of lung cancer," Colpoys said. "Almost 11,000 people die a year...tobaccofree. The cancer center also offers a free lung cancer screening to qualifying long-term smokers. For more...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-11-20/georgia-regents-joins-gre
Jury won't consider 9 deaths linked to salmonella in Georgia trial of peanut plant owner

...that made them vulnerable to severe effects from food poisoning. Almer's mother, for example, had also battled lung cancer and a brain tumor."They have cancer, they have diabetes, they have heart disease and their immune systems are compromised...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-18/jury-wont-consider-9-deaths-l
Trial for 3 charged in deadly salmonella outbreak from peanuts set to start in south Georgia

...mother, Shirley, was among the nine people who died after eating tainted peanut butter. After successfully battling lung cancer and a brain tumor, she ate the bad peanut butter while being treated for dehydration in a Minnesota hospital.Since...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-27/trial-3-charged-deadly-salmon
Nuclear workers learn about medical benefits at town hall meetings

...said. "Our goal is to pay people who are eligible."Common illnesses of people who receive the compensation are lung cancer, beryllium disease, chronic silicosis, asbestosis, emphysema and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, Leiton...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-20/nuclear-workers-learn-about-m
Richard Turner

...passed away peacefully at his home Sunday, June 15, 2014 surrounded by his wife and family after a brief battle with lung cancer. Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at 5:30 P.M. at Johnston First Baptist Church. A private...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000171383012
Study finds no significant benefit in multivitamin, supplement use in healthy adults

...found that in adults who were at high risk for developing lung cancer (such as smokers or asbestos workers), supplements of beta-carotene increased the risk of lung cancer.In a second study, Dr. Gervasio A. Lamas, the chairman...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-02-19/study-finds-no-significant-benefit-
Singer to share Christmas memories in concert

...as other favorites from her 25-year music career.Memories of her father are even more precious since he died of lung cancer eight years ago, and Hill said she will share some of her painful Christmas memories as well as the good ones...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2013-11-29/singer-share-christmas-m
Medicine Today: Vitamins can cause harm

...found that in adults who were at high risk for developing lung cancer (such as smokers or asbestos workers), supplements of beta-carotene increased the risk of lung cancer. In a second study, Dr. Gervasio A. Lamas, the chairman...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2014-02-19/medicine-today-vitamins-
Group opens office to address growing needs of female veterans

...Military Intelligence Brigade who served in the Korean War, said the club helped her cope with her husband's battle with lung cancer and eventual death in March.She said the organization held a memorial ceremony for her spouse of 58 years, Billy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-14/group-opens-office-address-g
For the sake of public health, it's time for Augusta to go smoke-free

...where smoking occurs) have higher "bad" cholesterol, and the exposure also increases a person's risk of developing lung cancer by 20 to 30 percent.Organizations such as Healthy Augusta are working to reach the goal of clean air for workers in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-05-03/sake-public-heal