lung cancer

School board meeting
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Mike DeNardo
September 12, 2019 - 3:28 pm
After a Philly teacher was diagnosed with mesothelioma — a form of cancer linked to asbestos exposure — Philadelphia school board members are now taking a closer look inside district schools. Some parents argue asbestos reports from the district are not easy to find or break down. Read more here.
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School District of Philadelphia
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Mike DeNardo
September 11, 2019 - 7:01 pm
A Philadelphia teacher has been diagnosed with a lung cancer linked to asbestos exposure. The teachers union says this highlights an urgent need for money to address environmental problems in the city's aging school buildings.
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In this Sept. 20, 2017 photo, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg reacts to applause.
/Carolyn Kaster/AP Photo
February 15, 2019 - 10:14 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has returned to work at the building for the first time since lung cancer surgery in late December. The court's press office says the 85-year-old Ginsburg is attending the justices' Friday closed-door conference at which they're...
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Signs in the window of the Smoke Depot advertise electronic cigarettes and pods by Juul, the nation's largest maker of e-cigarette products, on September 13, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois.
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January 10, 2019 - 3:00 am
KYW’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The popularity of e-cigarettes has spurred what the surgeon general calls a major health issue: Teens are turning to nicotine due to a new packaging system. Many are...
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Rebecca Gibian/AP
December 26, 2018 - 6:44 pm
By Veronica Stracqualursi (CNN) — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was discharged from the hospital on Tuesday and is recuperating at home after undergoing surgery, according to a court spokesperson. "Justice Ginsburg was discharged from the hospital yesterday and is recuperating at home...
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Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg
J. Scott Applewhite/AP
December 21, 2018 - 12:31 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had surgery Friday to remove two malignant growths in her left lung, the Supreme Court said. It is the 85-year-old Ginsburg's third bout with cancer since joining the court in 1993. Doctors at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York found "no...
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Lung Cancer
Shara Dae Howard
November 01, 2018 - 3:49 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month, and the American Lung Association is highlighting awareness around lung cancer and screenings that is saving lives. Lung cancer is the nation's leading cause of cancer deaths for both women and men, with an estimated 10,000...
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St. Mary Medical Center
October 27, 2017 - 10:12 am
Early screening for lung cancer can drastically improve your chances of survival, according to Brooke Leibfreid, Cancer Center Nurse Navigator at St. Mary Medical Center in Langhorne. She says too often, lung cancer is diagnosed after symptoms occur, which in many cases indicates the disease has...
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August 26, 2015 - 10:14 am
Sponsor Provided Content The good news about lung cancer: National Cancer Institute statistics indicate rates for new lung and bronchus cancer cases have been falling almost 2% each year over the last 10 years. The less good news: death rates have not changed significantly over the last decade...
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