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Nov. 10, 2013 a Physician Panel of Experts

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Posted by Samantha Powell on October 31st, 2013 |

NOVEMBER 10, 2013 – 2PM PST HOW TO MAKE LUNG CANCER A CHRONICALLY MANAGED DISEASE IN 10 YEARS THE NEXT DECADE IN LUNG CANCER Moderator: Laurence Heifetz, MD – Medical Director, Gene Upshaw Memorial Tahoe Cancer Center For Dr. Heifetz, helping cancer patients has become his life’s work, providing what he calls “a wonderful sense […]

Research Study Aims to Understand Inherited Lung Cancer Gene

Posted by Samantha Powell on October 30th, 2013 |

News Headline:  Research Study Aims to Understand Inherited Lung Cancer Gene Date:  10/30/13 Outlet Full Name:  Digital Journal Author:  No Author http://www.digitaljournal.com/pr/1556776 SAN CARLOS, Calif., Oct. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — A new research study, funded by the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation (ALCF), is aiming to understand how an inherited gene in some lung cancer patients […]

Stigma lingers for deadliest cancer

Posted by Samantha Powell on October 30th, 2013 |

News Headline: Stigma lingers for deadliest cancer Date: 10/30/2013 Outlet Full Name: CNN Author: Dr. Lecia V. Sequist http://www.cnn.com/2013/10/30/health/sequist-lung-cancer-stigma/index.html?hpt=hp_t3 Editor’s note: Dr. Lecia V. Sequist is a medical oncologist at the Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center, an associate professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School. and a member of the LUNGevity Foundation’s Scientific Advisory Board. […]

Study Shows Putting Aggressive Cancer On a Starvation Diet Slows Tumor Growth

Posted by Samantha Powell on October 30th, 2013 |

News Headline:  Study Shows Putting Aggressive Cancer On a Starvation Diet Slows Tumor Growth Date:  10/30/13 Outlet Full Name:  Health News Author:  No Author http://www.healthcanal.com/cancers/44373-study-shows-putting-aggressive-cancer-on-a-starvation-diet-slows-tumour-growth.html Starving cancer cells of a key amino acid slows down their ability to grow and multiply, according to new research from Queen Mary University of London, announced today at the […]

Stigma Lingers For Deadliest Cancer

Posted by Samantha Powell on October 30th, 2013 |

News Headline:  Stigma Lingers For Deadliest Cancer Date:  10/30/13 Outlet Full Name:  CNN Author:  Lecia Sequist http://www.cnn.com/2013/10/30/health/sequist-lung-cancer-stigma/ (CNN) — My patient, “Judy,” is one of more than 228,000 Americans this year who will be diagnosed with lung cancer. And like most of her fellow lung cancer patients, she is struggling not only to learn all […]

Family Matters: Lung Cancer and COPD Are Two Important Issues Being Focused on During November

Posted by Samantha Powell on October 29th, 2013 |

News Headline:  Family Matters:  Lung Cancer and COPD Are Two Important Issues Being Focused on During November Date:  10/29/13 Outlet Full Name:  TC Palm Author:  JSG Medical Plan http://www.tcpalm.com/news/2013/oct/29/family-health-matters-lung-cancer-and-copd-are-two/ STUART — Lung cancer is the most common cause of cancer death in the United States, while as many as 24 million people in the United States […]

How A Division 1 Athlete Dealt with Lung Cancer

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Posted by Samantha Powell on October 29th, 2013 |

News Headline: How A Division 1 Athlete Dealt with Lung Cancer Date: 10/29/2013 Outlet Full Name: She Is More  Author: http://sheismore.com/how-a-division-1-athlete-dealt-with-lung-cancer/ In my first soccer game at the age of five, it was obvious that I had some natural talent and ability. I played recreation soccer until I was 10 years old and then I was […]

Diabetes Drug Improves Lung Cancer Outcomes

Posted by Samantha Powell on October 24th, 2013 |

News Headline:  Diabetes Drug Improves Lung Cancer Outcomes Date:  10/24/13 Outlet Full Name:  Drug Discovery & Development Author: N/A http://www.dddmag.com/news/2013/10/diabetes-drug-improves-lung-cancer-outcomes Treating aggressive lung cancer with the diabetes drug metformin along with radiation and chemotherapy may slow tumor growth and recurrence, suggests new preliminary findings from researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University […]

“Jog for Jill” Brings Penn Rowing Teams Together

Posted by Samantha Powell on October 23rd, 2013 |

News Headline:  “Jog for Jill” Brings Penn Rowing Teams Together Date:  10/23/13 Outlet Full Name:  The Daily Pennsylvanian Author: Sam Altand http://www.thedp.com/article/2013/10/penn-rowing-jog-for-jill-feature Getting up early on weekends is a struggle for everyone, especially college athletes. But for the members of the Penn men’s lightweight and women’s crew teams, getting up on one particular Sunday was […]

Discovering the Best Way to Tackle Cancer

Posted by Samantha Powell on October 21st, 2013 |

News Headline:  Discovering the Best Way to Tackle Cancer Date:  10/21/13 Outlet Full Name:  The Herald Author:  Stephen Ackland http://www.theherald.com.au/story/1854869/opinion-discovering-the-best-way-to-tackle-cancer/?cs=391 WE have tended to identify cancers as being of the breast, of the lung, of the bowel and so on, categorising them according to the tissue’s origin. However, a modern and developing paradigm is that […]