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Country Music Hall of Fame member Merle Haggard is coming to the Salem Civic Center this fall. This will be Haggard’s first appearance at the Salem Civic Center in a decade. The show is set for Sunday, October 27 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets go on...
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WDBJ-TV Anchor/ReporterIt's not very often that there's a new breakthrough in cancer treatment. But now there is. It's a new tool that can detect lung cancer early enough that it can be treated. The American Cancer Society is recommending all heavy smokers and former heavy...
Chances are your home has at least a small amount of radioactive gas seeping in through the cracks in the foundation, the plumbing or even the drains. The radioactive gas is called radon, one of the byproducts of uranium. In small amounts, it's not...
WDBJ-TV Anchor/ReporterCancer deaths nationwide are down 20% from a couple of decades ago. The numbers in Virginia are also down. "From an overall standpoint we've seen pretty comparable decreases," said Briggs Andrews, a Board Member with the American Cancer Society's South...
600 people in this area are expected to take part in a Cancer Prevention Study this week. The study from the American Cancer Society will help researchers better understand the genetic, environmental and lifestyle factors that cause or prevent cancer....
Donating is one way people help in the fight. Now there's another way you can take part in the fight against cancer. A huge study is taking place and researchers need 300-thousand people and they hope at least 600 people in this region will sign up. Two...
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News 7 Sports ReporterCave Spring's basketball team is in the middle of a race for the district title. But the squad is involved in another battle as well, one about much more than wins and losses. The Knights are full time members of Team Kendall, doing their part to raise...
ReutersBy Alex Dobuzinskis LOS ANGELES, May 18 (Reuters) - A custom-made electric guitar played by the late John Lennon and George Harrison of the Beatles sold at a New York auction on Saturday for $408,000, said officials with the company behind the event....
Alfred B. "Junior" Starliper, 71, of Martinsburg, W.Va., died of lung cancer Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at his home. The family will receive friends Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home, Martinsburg. The service will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at the...
ReutersLOS ANGELES (Reuters) - After decades of using one-size-fits-all therapies to combat cancer, doctors are using new tools to help decide when their patients can skip chemotherapy or other harsh treatments. An approach to oncology that has been in place...
Marcy Henrikson was a supporter of the civil rights movement in the 1960s and marched for women's rights in the 1970s. But she wasn't proud of her initial reaction 30 years ago when she learned her teenage daughter was lesbian, her family said. She...
ReutersLONDON (Reuters) - AstraZeneca has enrolled the first patient into a final-stage clinical trial of a new drug for a rare type of leukemia as the group's new CEO delivers on a promise to accelerate its oncology programs. Britain's second-biggest drugmaker...
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