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ASCO: Meeting Highlights 49 Years of Progress

Posted by Samantha Powell on May 30th, 2013 |

By Michael Smith / May 30, 2013 CHICAGO — Attitudes toward lung cancer are markedly more negative than those toward breast cancer, researchers will report at the annual meeting here of the American Society for Clinical Oncology. That’s true regardless of whether the attitudes are explicitly expressed or unconscious, according to Joan Schiller, MD, of […]

The Lung Cancer Living Room™ – “Scanxiety” and Patient Empowerment – Patient Discussion – Apr. 16, 2013

Posted by Samantha Powell on May 21st, 2013 | No comments

In this episode of The Lung Cancer Living Room™, the guests at the Living Room along with Bonnie and Danielle discuss topics related to each patient’s own personal circumstances. First off is a look at “scanxiety”, the anxiety that surrounds going in for your next PET or CT scan. The group gives lots of practical […]

Join the Lung Cancer Living Room Tonight to Learn How Treatment is Getting Personal

Posted by Samantha Powell on May 21st, 2013 | No comments

By Lynne Eldridge MD, About.com Guide A diagnosis of cancer is like being immersed in a foreign language camp you don’t remember enrolling in. And that was in the past. As advances are made in lung cancer treatment, a whole new array of concepts and terms comes to light. You may have heard of terms […]

CU Cancer Center investigator honored for his part in the fight against lung cancer

Posted by Samantha Powell on May 17th, 2013 | No comments

By Erika Matich in Honors /May 17, 2013 An investigator from University of Colorado Cancer Center is being recognized for his contributions to the battle against lung cancer. Ross Camidge, MD, PhD, director of the thoracic oncology clinical program and associate director for clinical research at the CU Cancer Center is the first physician to […]

A workout a day may keep cancer away

Posted by Samantha Powell on May 16th, 2013 | No comments

By Matt Sloane, CNN / May 16, 2013 (CNN) — Less cancer treatment may be better, and being in good physical shape may help keep cancer away, according to the latest research being presented at the largest convergence of cancer experts worldwide. The American Society of Clinical Oncology meets at the end of the month […]

Inherited Risk Mutation for Lung Cancer? Researchers Launch INHERIT EGFR Registry to Investigate

Posted by Samantha Powell on May 15th, 2013 |

May 14, 2013 / By Turna Ray Smoking, most people have come to accept, is a major cause of lung cancer. But each year in the US, up to 24,000 men and women who have never smoked still end up dying from the disease. Researchers led by Geoffrey Oxnard of the Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer […]

Online cancer community colaunched by ex-Google executive

Posted by Samantha Powell on May 9th, 2013 | No comments

By: SHERRY BOSCHERT, Ob.Gyn. News Digital Network Two heavyweight leaders in the blend of online and medical worlds have colaunched a new online community for cancer patients and caregivers called Smart Patients that takes the goal of patient-centered services in several technological directions. Dr. Roni Zeiger, former chief health strategist for Google, and Gilles Frydman, […]

HANK BASKETT TO HOST 2ND ANNUAL CELEBRITY CHARITY GOLF TOURNAMENT

Posted by Samantha Powell on May 6th, 2013 | No comments

The 2nd Annual Hank Baskett Classic presented by bebe will be held on May 16-17, 2013 at Trump National Golf Club, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA and will support Bonnie J. Addario and the Lung Cancer Foundation (ALCF). A VIP Welcome Reception will be held on the evening of Thursday, May 16, 2013, beginning at 7:00pm. […]