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Empty Stocking Fund: Ailing man without family

WHO'S IN NEED A 57-year-old Augusta man found out in May that he has lung cancer."I had to stop work and my unemployment ends in September," he writes. "My disability will not start until January."He...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-13/empty-stocking-fund-ailing-m
Jerome Smith

...rest on Wednesday, November 26, 2014, at home surrounded by his family. He had fought a courageous battle against lung cancer for fourteen years. Born in Newport News, Virginia, he was the son of Elizabeth F. Smith and the late Henry A...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000173314061
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
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
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
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-
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-
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
Fort Gordon students experience benefits of STEM

...a time to see previous diagnosed cases under a microscope. "It's science."Students saw infected thyroids and lung cancer from a patient who had smoked cigarettes more than 20 years. Each of the microscope slides was sterile."I did not...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-14/fort-gordon-students-experien