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Bonnie J. Addario Responds to Consumer Reports March issue cover story

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Posted by Samantha Powell on March 20th, 2013 | No comments

Bonnie J. Addario Responds to Consumer Reports March issue cover story Leading magazine downplays value of lung cancer screenings, to the detriment of advances in early detection research SAN CARLOS, Calif., March 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The following statement was issued by Bonnie J. Addario regarding the March cover article in Consumer Reports: The cancer […]

WebMD 2012 Health Heroes Winner

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Posted by Samantha Powell on March 10th, 2013 | No comments

Webmd health heroes winner bonnie j. addario   Diagnosed with lung cancer in 2003, Bonnie Addario says her first thought was, “I can’t believe this.” Her second thought: “I’m going to beat this.” Her odds weren’t great: The five-year survival rate for lung cancer is 16% (compared with 99% for both early-stage breast cancer and […]

Los Angeles Times: Drug may near for cancer’s companion condition cachexia

Posted by Samantha Powell on March 8th, 2013 | No comments

Los Angeles Times: Drug may near for cancer’s companion condition cachexia Amber Dance, February 27, 2012 Cachexia is the muscle wasting and weight loss that often accompany cancer’s effects. Two potential treatments that may boost muscle strength are in Phase 3 clinical trials. Bonnie Addario didn’t know there was a word for what was happening […]

Run Amuck with the Duck Brings Attention to Non-Smoking Women with Lung Cancer

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Posted by Samantha Powell on March 7th, 2013 | No comments

Kristine Crane /March 7, 2013 Many people in their 20s are too busy complaining about their parents to think about what it would be like to lose them. But for Ginny Lawrimore, 29, of Gainesville, that message hit home when her mother, Janet, was diagnosed two years ago with non-small-cell lung cancer. Lawrimore found a […]

Danger in the Air: How to Protect Yourself from Lung Cancer

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Posted by Samantha Powell on March 7th, 2013 | No comments

Danger in the Air: How to Protect Yourself from Lung Cancer Hollace Schmidt, May 7, 2013 Lung cancer is earning a scary new reputation as a disease that can strike fit young women who’ve never smoked. Here’s what you need to know to protect yourself. Lung Cancer and Nonsmokers: Know Your Risk Kathy O’Brien of […]