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Lung Cancer

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  • The God Squad: Hope encapsulates the meaning of life

    Q: In a recent column on deism, you said that hope is far more important to you than truth, which I liked. A story: My mother, a non-smoker, died of lung cancer. After her priest offered her last rites, he asked if she had anything else that she'd like. This woman, with no remaining lung strength, loudly and clearly said, "Yes. I'd like my family to have hope." So as I go through the years, I often think about the word. How would you define hope? — C., via cyberspace
  • Mayo Clinic: Proton beam therapy useful against many types of cancer

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What does proton beam therapy do for cancer patients that standard radiation therapy doesn't do? How do doctors decide when to use proton beam therapy? ANSWER: Proton beam therapy is a type of radiation therapy used to treat cancer....

    She hopes to outrun cancer

    She hopes to outrun cancer
    A Laguna Beach resident is looking to run from Huntington Beach to Arizona to raise awareness of pediatric cancer. Becky Mudd, 57, plans to start near the Santa Ana River bike trail in Huntington Beach on Saturday morning and make the 265-mile trip to...

    Peter M. Douglas dies at 69; California Coastal Commission chief

    Peter M. Douglas dies at 69; California Coastal Commission chief
    As a child crossing the English Channel with his family to immigrate to America, Peter M. Douglas was mesmerized by the churning seas and his first sighting of a whale, an experience that he said forged an "intangible, unbreakable, lifelong bond" with the...

    Commentary: Saving public from wood fires is not a local issue

    The big news Friday morning was a proposed mayors-only meeting with South Coast Air Quality Management District board member and Santa Ana Mayor Miguel Pulido. The purpose: a roll-up-our-sleeves discussion relating to the fire rings. The AQMD meets...