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Lung cancer pathology pattern may predict cancer recurrence after surgery

Posted by Samantha Powell on August 19th, 2013 |

News Headline: Lung cancer pathology pattern may predict cancer recurrence after surgery Date: 8/19/13 Outlet Full Name: Oncology Nurse Advisor Author Name: Kathy Boltz, PhD http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/lung-cancer-pathology-pattern-may-predict-cancer-recurrence-after-surgery/article/307949/ A specific pattern found in the tumor pathology of some patients with lung cancer is a strong predictor of recurrence, according to a new study. Knowing that this feature […]

Former Redskins Player Starts Cancer Foundation In Wife’s Memory

Posted by Samantha Powell on August 19th, 2013 |

News Headline: Former Redskins Player Starts Cancer Foundation In Wife’s Memory Date: 8/16/13 Outlet Full Name: WRIC.com Author Name: N/A http://www.wric.com/story/23158350/former-redskins-player-starts-cancer-foundation-in-wifes-memory RICHMOND, VA—Friday marks the last day of the first Washington Redskins training camp in Richmond, and to mark the occasion, a former player visited the field to share an important message about lung cancer. […]

Bonnie Addario on Lung Cancer Support Groups

Posted by Samantha Powell on August 19th, 2013 |

http://www.onclive.com/onclive-tv/bonnie-addario-on-lung-cancer-support-groups Bonnie Addario, a lung cancer survivor and founder of the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation (ALCF), discusses support groups for patients with lung cancer. Addario says that there are not very many lung cancer support groups. Many patients with lung cancer have difficulty traveling to support groups as they have had surgery or […]

Lung cancer screening recommendation could affect DoD, VA care

Posted by Samantha Powell on August 16th, 2013 |

News Headline: Lung cancer screening recommendation could affect DoD, VA care Date: 8/16/13 Outlet Full Name: Military Times Author Name: Patricia Kime http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20130816/BENEFITS06/308160023/Lung-cancer-screening-recommendation-could-affect-DoD-VA-care An influential independent panel is recommending that heavy smokers over age 55 — a group that includes many military retirees and veterans — should be screened annually for lung cancer. The U.S. […]

One Thousand Patients Treated at CyberKnife Center of Chicago

Posted by Samantha Powell on August 15th, 2013 |

News Headline: One Thousand Patients Treated at CyberKnife Center of Chicago Date: 8/15/13 Outlet Full Name: Digital Journal Author Name: N/A http://www.digitaljournal.com/pr/1416161 As CyberKnife Center of Chicago completes its fourth year of operations, the center also celebrates 1,000 patients treated using CyberKnife® technology, an advanced nonsurgical option for the treatment of malignant and benign tumors. […]

Non-smokers are not immune to lung cancer: Linda Rhodes

Posted by Samantha Powell on August 14th, 2013 |

News Headline: Non-smokers are not immune to lung cancer: Linda Rhodes Date: 8/14/13 Outlet Full Name: Penn Live Author Name: Dr. Linda Rhodes http://www.pennlive.com/living/index.ssf/2013/08/lung_cancer_non-smokers_are_no.html Q: My father seems to think that he can ignore his symptoms of lung cancer, because he never smoked. Can you please let him know that’s just not the case? A: […]

Bride With Terminal Cancer Gets Dream Wedding

Posted by Samantha Powell on August 14th, 2013 |

News Headline: Bride With Terminal Cancer Gets Dream Wedding Date: 8/14/13 Outlet Full Name: NBC Bay Area Author Name: Garvin Thomas http://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/Bride-With-Terminal-Cancer-Gets-Dream-Wedding-219520141.html When people come over their Mountain View apartment these days, newlyweds Jen Bulik-Lang and husband Jeff Lang don’t need a lot of encouragement to pop open their laptop and hit play on their […]

Stage 4 Lung Cancer Patient Proves Hope Is Not Lost with Alternative Treatments

Posted by Samantha Powell on August 14th, 2013 |

News Headline: Stage 4 Lung Cancer Patient Proves Hope Is Not Lost with Alternative Treatments Date: 8/14/13 Outlet Full Name: PR Web Author Name: John Cannizzo http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/8/prweb11015672.htm In December of 2012, Patricia was diagnosed with Lung cancer and underwent surgery to remove part of her lung. After finding the cancer was also in her lymph […]

Gene Breakthroughs Spark a Revolution in Cancer Treatment

Posted by Samantha Powell on August 14th, 2013 |

News Headline: Gene Breakthroughs Spark a Revolution in Cancer Treatment Date: 8/14/13 Outlet Full Name: Wall Street Journal Author Name: Ron Winslow http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323300004578557473861805376.html Kellie Carey’s doctor finally stopped dodging questions about how long she had to live six weeks after he diagnosed her lung cancer. “Maybe three months,” he told her in his office one […]

Q&A: How Do Targeted Cancer Therapies Work?

Posted by Samantha Powell on August 13th, 2013 |

News Headline: Q&A: How Do Targeted Cancer Therapies Work? Date: 8/13/13 Outlet Full Name: The Wall Street Journal Author Name: Ron Winslow http://stream.wsj.com/story/latest-headlines/SS-2-63399/SS-2-300258/ An explosion of knowledge about how genetic mutations turn normal cells into cancerous ones is beginning to transform cancer care. A small but growing number of drugs are on the market that […]