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‘Green Acres’ Actress Mary Grace Canfield Dies At 89

Mary Grace Canfield, a veteran character actress who played handywoman Ralph Monroe on the television show “Green Acres,” has died. She was 89.


Actor Christopher Evan Welch died Dec. 2. He was 48. (credit: Bryan Bedder/Getty Images)

‘Rubicon’ Star Christopher Evan Welch Dies At 48

Christopher Evan Welch, the actor whose roles on New York stages led to a series of film and television roles, including a regular spot on AMC’s “Rubicon,” has died in Southern California.


Actor Chad Everett died on July 24, 2012 from lung cancer. He was 75. (credit: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Actor Chad Everett Of ‘Medical Center’ Dies At 75

Chad Everett, the blue-eyed star of the 1970s TV series “Medical Center” who went on to appear in such films and TV shows as “Mulholland Drive” and “Melrose Place,” has died. He was 75.

CBS Los Angeles–07/25/2012

Kathryn Joosten, who won two Emmys as Mrs. McCluskey on ABC's "Desperate Housewives," died in June at 72. She was also known for playing no-nonsense White House secretary Dolores Landingham on "The West Wing." She was a tireless advocate against lung cancer.  (credit: Valerie Macon/Getty Images)

Actress Kathryn Joosten Dies In LA At 72

Kathryn Joosten, a character actress best known as the crotchety, yet loveable, Karen McCluskey on “Desperate Housewives” and the president’s secretary on “The West Wing,” has died. She was 72.


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OC Pastor, ‘Jesus Movement’ Leader Reveals He Has Lung Cancer

A longtime Christian leader from Orange County has announced he has lung cancer.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–01/03/2012

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November Is National Lung Cancer Awareness Month

Kim Norris, a lung cancer widow and President of the Lung Cancer Foundation of America, and Dr. Michael Weitz, a stage IV lung cancer survivor visited the KCAL 9 studios Thursday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/03/2011


Former USC Water Polo Player Helping Fight Lung Cancer

Despite a full-time job as a pharmaceutical rep and a part-time job as a lifeguard, Allison Riddle has been integral in the formation of the Lung Cancer walk in Los Angeles, and raising awareness for “Lungevity”.


Jack Wagner's character will find a spot on his lung Monday. (credit: AP)

CBS Soap Puts A ‘Bold’ Face On Lung Cancer

In the United States, someone will die from lung cancer every three minutes.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/03/2011

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Reduce Cancer Risks By Testing For Radon

LOS ANGELES (CBS) — Each year in the United States exposure to indoor radon gas causes thousands of preventable lung cancer deaths. In fact, health officials have warned that radon is the second leading cause […]


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Doctor Fights Cancer With Miracle Treatment

As an emergency physician, Dr. Michael Weitz is used to taking care of patients. But little did he know, he would become a patient himself, and the diagnosis would be dire.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/23/2010

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‘Gone With The Wind’ Child Actress Dies

Cammie King Conlon, the actress who portrayed the doomed daughter of Rhett Butler and Scarlett O’Hara in “Gone With the Wind,” has died at 76.