A Bedford firefighter battling cancer is in the process of trying to get a different kind of medical assistance, and he’s got a lot of support.
Despite helping to save others, Rick Kackley an advocate for cancer patients has lost his fight against lung cancer.
Joe Cocker, the raspy-voiced British singer known for his frenzied cover of “With a Little Help From My Friends,” the teary ballad “You Are So Beautiful” and a contorted performing style uncannily parodied by John Belushi on “Saturday Night Live,” has died. He was 70.
A government report says the smoking rate for U.S. adults dipped below 18-percent for the first time last year.
Pianist and composer Joe Sample has died at age 75.
For the first time, government advisers are recommending screening for lung cancer, saying certain current and former heavy smokers should get annual scans to cut their chances of dying of the disease.
Consumer Reports found significant levels of arsenic in apple juice earlier this year, and now, the magazine has a new study, showing many brands of rice also contain the toxin.
Routine chest X-rays do not prevent lung cancer deaths, not even in smokers or former smokers, according to a big government study challenging a once common type of screening.
Texas is among the states, in the west, leading a national decline in the rate of new lung cancer cases.
The West is leading a national decline in the rate of new lung cancer cases, with states like California and Nevada accounting for much of the improvement, particularly among women.
Corpses, cancer patients and diseased lungs: These are some of the images the federal government plans for larger, graphic warning labels that will take up half of each cigarette package.
A special type of CT scan can detect lung cancer early enough to save some lives, the National Cancer Institute announced Thursday.