Displaying archives for 2013 September:

Chemotherapy Questions Linger in Early NSCLC

Posted by Samantha Powell on September 23rd, 2013 |

News Headline: Chemotherapy Questions Linger in Early NSCLC Date: 9/23/13 Outlet Full Name: OncLive Author Name: Anita T. Shaffer http://www.onclive.com/publications/Oncology-live/2013/September-2013/Chemotherapy-Questions-Linger-in-Early-NSCLC The optimal use of adjuvant chemotherapy for patients with early-stage non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) remains unresolved, with several clinical trials under way in Europe aimed at identifying ways to better select patients for treatment, […]

Bonnie J. Addario & Emily Bennett Taylor on the Steve Harvey Show

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Posted by Samantha Powell on September 20th, 2013 |

Watch Lung Cancer Survivors Bonnie J. Addario and Emily Bennett Taylor talk about survival, friendship, and hope on the Steve Harvey Show!

Could a blood test detect lung cancer early?

Posted by Samantha Powell on September 19th, 2013 |

News Headline: Could a blood test detect lung cancer early? Date: 9/19/13 Outlet Full Name: Los Angeles Times Author Name: Melissa Healy http://www.latimes.com/science/sciencenow/la-sci-blood-lung-cancer-detection-20130919,0,2202915.story Blood tests that hunt for an enzyme that spikes in patients with non-small-cell lung cancer may offer a cheaper and more reliable way to find and treat the nation’s top cancer killer, […]

Don’t Miss Bonnie on the Steve Harvey Show!

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Posted by Samantha Powell on September 19th, 2013 |

URGENT MESSAGE TO ALL OUR BAY AREA SUPPORTERS! It appears that San Francisco’s famously unpredictable weather has put a crimp in our plans to educate the world about lung cancer. Steve Harvey’s show featuring the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation scheduled for tomorrow, September 19, will likely be pre-empted by continuing coverage of the […]

Study Reveals Interference with Cellular Recycling Leads to Cancer Growth, Chemotherapy Resistance

Posted by Samantha Powell on September 18th, 2013 |

News Headline: Study Reveals Interference with Cellular Recycling Leads to Cancer Growth, Chemotherapy Resistance Date: 9/18/13 Outlet Full Name: Newswise Author Name: N/A http://www.newswise.com/articles/ut-southwestern-study-reveals-interference-with-cellular-recycling-leads-to-cancer-growth-chemotherapy-resistance Over activity of a protein that normally cues cells to divide sabotages the body’s natural cellular recycling process, leading to heightened cancer growth and chemotherapy resistance, UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers […]

Valerie Harper & More Join Lung Cancer Foundation’s ‘Bring on the Change’ Event

Posted by Samantha Powell on September 18th, 2013 |

News Headline: Valerie Harper & More Join Lung Cancer Foundation’s ‘Bring on the Change’ Event Date: 9/18/13 Outlet Full Name: Broadway World Author Name: N/A http://www.broadwayworld.com/bwwtv/article/Valerie-Harper-More-Join-Lung-Cancer-Foundations-Bring-on-the-Change-Event-20130918 Actress and lung cancer advocate Valerie Harper and her husband Tony Cacciotti, actor Elliott Gould, and leaders in entertainment, politics, business and medicine will come together at the Lung Cancer Foundation of […]

Healthy Living: Lung Cancer Screenings in High Risk Patients

Posted by Samantha Powell on September 17th, 2013 |

News Headline: Healthy Living: Lung Cancer Screenings in High Risk Patients Date: 9/17/13 Outlet Full Name: WABI-TV Author Name: Dr. Joan Marie Pellegrini http://wabi.tv/2013/09/17/healthy-living-lung-cancer-screenings-high-risk-patients/ Several years ago the National Cancer Institute funded a large trial looking at screening for lung cancer in high-risk patients and the results have been recently released.  High risk was defined […]

Lung cancer diagnosis aided by novel plasma protein

Posted by Samantha Powell on September 17th, 2013 |

News Headline: Lung cancer diagnosis aided by novel plasma protein Date: 9/17/13 Outlet Full Name: The Oncology Report Author Name: Sara Freeman http://www.oncologypractice.com/oncologyreport/news/top-news/single-view/lung-cancer-diagnosis-aided-by-novel-plasma-protein/a735fe236c466a6c49dc40a7d06286ff.html A plasma protein involved in tumor oxidation and reduction reactions was useful for detecting and excluding lung cancer in more than three quarters of clinical samples evaluated in a large prospective study. […]

Lung Cancer Living Room September 17 – Dr. Howard (Jack) West

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Posted by Samantha Powell on September 17th, 2013 |

DR. HOWARD (JACK) WEST POWER OF THE INTERNET AND SOCIAL MEDIA IN PATIENT DECISION MAKING Dr. Jack West is a medical oncologist and Medical Director of the Thoracic Oncology Program at the Swedish Cancer Institute in Seattle, Washington. He also serves as President of the medical education website OncTalk, LLC and the Global Resource for […]

Valerie Harper inspires cancer survivors, others

Posted by Samantha Powell on September 16th, 2013 |

News Headline: Valerie Harper inspires cancer survivors, others Date: 9/16/13 Outlet Full Name: ABC Action News Author Name: N/A http://abclocal.go.com/wpvi/story?section=news/health&id=9237060 PHILADELPHIA, PA.; Sept. 16, 2013 (WPVI) — The new season of “Dancing with the Stars” kicks off tonight. And one contestant- Valerie Harper- has already captured many hearts. In March, we reported Valerie Harper has […]