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Grand Camp supports smoke-free workplaces

...Chronic cigarette smoking and spit tobacco use causes heart disease, the leading cause of death for Alaska Natives, and lung cancer, the leading cause of cancer death among American Indian/Alaska Natives, according to the Center for Disease Control...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-10-19/grand-camp-supports-smoke-free-work
Neighbors
Cancer survivor: Fortunately, Juneau has Tamara Collins

I am a nine year lung cancer survivor. My cancer is inactive, but left me with other medical issues. Thanks to Dr. Joseph Roth and the outstanding cooperation...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-15/cancer-survivor-fortunately-juneau-has-
Local
The importance of family, friends during treatment

When my grandmother was diagnosed with advanced stage lung cancer, I saw first-hand the importance of being near family and home for cancer care.My grandmother lived in California, and was...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-15/importance-family-friends-during-treatm
Local
Janet Mary Bukovich-Underwood

...bad news or to allow the opinions of others to change her mind. In November 2012, Janet was diagnosed with Stage 4 lung cancer and although some doctors gave her only a few months to live, her determination and will to live was unwavering. Even...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000172668013
Breast Cancer Awareness Month is about more than the color pink

...risk for breast cancer ? it is the most commonly diagnosed cancer and the second leading cause of cancer death (after lung cancer) among Alaskan women. Early detection of breast cancer through regular screening increases the chances of long-term...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-02/breast-cancer-awareness-month-about-mor
Local
Pure Sole: Yeah! Klas!

...interviews.The run was never meant to be about us.It was for Glenn Frick, who died at age 75 on March 7, from lung cancer.The attention we received, the spirit and the support, left us slightly embarrassed ... thankful, but feeling...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-09-12/yeah-klas
Sports
My Turn: Think E-cigarette are fun? Think again ...

...of students who had no exposure. In the 50 years since the Surgeon General's report linking cigarette smoking to lung cancer, 20 million Americans have died from tobacco-related illness, and smoking remains the leading cause of preventable...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-08/my-turn-think-e-cigarette-are-fun-thi
Opinion
Shelley Lynn Savikko

...caring and humble. Shelley did not wish for a funeral or memorial service, but rather for her family to gather and celebrate her life together. Her family suggests a donation towards lung cancer research, such as lungcancerfoundation.org.

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000172347047
Cigarette tax should be used to fight lung cancer

...bills would actually go toward lung cancer research for early detection and...with money to be allocated for lung cancer research, among other needs, but without specifying how much. Lung cancer, the leading cause of cancer deaths...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082509/opi_485960097.shtml
SEARHC announces August Mobile Mammogram schedule

...risk for breast cancer - it is the most commonly diagnosed cancer and the second leading cause of cancer death (after lung cancer) among Alaskan women. Early detection of breast cancer through regular screening increases the chances of long-term...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-07-06/searhc-announces-august-mobile-mamm
Neighbors

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