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Around Town for Friday, July 24

...food accepted, suggested value is $10 for beef or $15 for halibut, to aid Bob who has been diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer that has spread. Delivery available. Details: 463-7166 or 463-7142.Jewelry trunk show with Leah Sturgis, noon-7...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-24/around-town-friday-july-24
Local
Hoonah, Skagway, Haines among mobile mammography van visits

...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 through regular screening increases long-term survival chances.The mobile...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-07-19/hoonah-skagway-haines-among-mobile-
Neighbors
Anthony, Moser top Frick Mile

...Over 100 competitors ran in the event, which is held in memory of Juneau ultra-athlete Glenn Frick who passed from lung cancer on March 7, 2014.GLENN FRICK MILE RESULTS (Name, Sex, Time):Dylan Anthony M 4:39Riley Moser M 4:42Jesse...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-07-05/anthony-moser-top-frick-mile
Sports
As suicide conference opens, lecturers stress attention to roots of problem

...said.The data show a strong correlation between these experiences and suicidal tendencies."It's rate similar to lung cancer and cigarette smoking," Sidmore said.Eighty percent of suicide attempts can be linked to these adverse experiences...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-19/suicide-conference-opens-lecturers-stre
Local
Pure Sole: Run your mountain Juneau

...records. I am glad I followed him."Glenn Frick died March 7, 2014, at age 75, shortly after being diagnosed with lung cancer and just months after completing a 20-mile run in the mountains with friends.

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-07-03/run-your-mountain-juneau
Sports
My Turn: Warning: Smoking fossil fuels are hazardous to our grandchildren

...substance like tobacco or an activity like shopping. Then there's the illusion of immunity, as in: "I won't get lung cancer" or "I can keep borrowing money to buy what I want." But sooner or later we're forced to face the serious consequences...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-06-25/my-turn-warning-smoking-fossil-fuels-
Opinion
Letter: Forcing employees to breath toxic chemicals

...year in the U.S. there are an estimated 42,000 deaths from heart disease and 7,000 deaths of non-smoker due to lung cancer. Those 2.5 million deaths I mentioned above are just the non-smokers who died from exposure to secondhand smoke...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-05-08/letter-forcing-employees-breath-toxic
Letters

...she's written about aren't "fair." Young, healthy people have died in accidents. Lifelong athletes have died of lung cancer. Whatever the case, Lende tries to find the good in the person she's writing about. Sometimes, something positive...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-06-04
Art
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
Tobacco is target of new antismoking push in Legislature

...and on Wednesday returned from the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota where he has been undergoing intensive chemotherapy for lung cancer he attributes to growing up in and working in smoke-filled environments."Constantly, in offices, small conference...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-26/tobacco-target-new-antismoking-push-leg
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