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E-cig users face new but familiar rule the June 30 Assembly meeting, according to meeting minutes. He called e-cigarettes "the new battle" now that lung cancer prevalence in Alaska is dropping. Urata said that although the FDA is still researching it, the aerosol inhaled and...
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...
Today in sports history

...boys over 15 years. The accusations had led to the firing of Joe Paterno, Penn State's beloved coach who died of lung cancer Jan. 22. Penn State's Board of Trustees ousted Paterno for what was called his "failure of leadership" surrounding...
Pure Sole: Did I ever tell you about the time...

...Go to if you want more details.Glenn died on March 7, shortly after being diagnosed with lung cancer.He was 75 and not far removed from his last run.His spirit will never pass.His running accomplishments are legendary...
Frederick Clarence Wittanen

...time resident Frederick (Fred) Clarence Wittanen passed away June 12, 2014 in Anacortes, Washington after battling lung cancer. Fred was born April 11, 1937 in Juneau, AK to Clarence and Etolin Wittanen. Fred was raised on his parents' Auke...
Glenn Bruce Frick

...mountain goat of an athlete, died March 7 at Virginia Mason hospital in Seattle shortly after being diagnosed with lung cancer. He was 75. The slight, wiry and some would say Paul Newman's brother look-alike with a dry sense of humor and...
Death: LeRoy Coon

LeRoy CoonLeRoy Coon, 79, died on April 4 in Phoenix, AZ from lung cancer. He is survived by his wife, Sandra Coon, his four children, six grandchildren and five great grandchildren. A celebration...
LeRoy H. Coon

LeRoy H. Coon passed away April 4, 2014 in Phoenix, AZ of lung cancer. He was born December 16, 1934, to Stanley and Pauline Coon in Nekoosa, Wisconsin where he attended school and recently celebrated...
No man left behind

Editors note: This article first ran on Aug. 25, 2011. It is repeated in honor of Glenn Frick, who died of lung cancer last Friday. Frick was a friend to all outdoors types in Juneau and beyond. "On a geezer's run," Glenn Frick...
Lessons learned at the Health Forum

...his discussion of prostate and lung cancer. "I forgot my gloves."According...prostate-specific antigen) blood test. As for lung cancer, my biggest takeaway was no screening...not recommend tests to screen for lung cancer in people who are at average risk of...


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