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Alaskan 'Ghostwalker' speaks against smoking

...suffered his first attack and was placed on a breathing machine.Patterson's own daughter recently lost her mother to lung cancer, and a non-smoking colleague from the CDC, Nathan Moose, died from the effects of second-hand smoke.Patterson...
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...
Floyd Dryden students weigh in on elections

...could harm children and anyone else in the home, and also could cause addiction just by breathing it in.You can get lung cancer from cigarettes, but not with a filter. You can get drunk off alcohol but you don't have to, it's your choice on...
Rollie Massimino returns to Villanova for 1985 tribute

...the '85 upset.Massimino, in his ninth season at Northwood, continues to coach even after he was diagnosed with lung cancer in 2011."It's OK, but we don't really talk about that," he said. "We hope to (coach) at least a couple...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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


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