Displaying archives for 2013 November:

Fact and Fiction Regarding Clinical Trials for Cancer

Posted by Samantha Powell on November 30th, 2013 |

News Headline:  Fact and Fiction Regarding Clinical Trials for Cancer Date:  11/30/13 Outlet Full Name: About.com – Lung Cancer Author: Lynne Eldridge http://lungcancer.about.com/b/2013/11/30/fact-and-fiction-regarding-clinical-trials-for-cancer.htm Most of us are familiar with clinical trials as a method to study new drugs and procedures, and many of us have heard references to these studies using words such as “human guinea pig.” […]

Baskett Jr. on cancer: ‘I gave it to God’

Posted by Samantha Powell on November 29th, 2013 |

News Headline:  Baskett Jr. on cancer: ‘I gave it to God’ Date:  11/29/13 Outlet Full Name:  Portales News Tribune Author: Eric Norwood Jr. http://www.pntonline.com/2013/11/30/baskett-jr-on-cancer-i-gave-it-to-god/ The way Hank Baskett Jr. looks at it, he never had cancer. “The doctors diagnosed me with lung cancer,” he’s said repeatedly. “I gave it to God.” Now the man friends know […]

How Can You Make Sense of Your Lung Cancer Pathology Report?

Posted by Samantha Powell on November 29th, 2013 |

News Headline:  How Can You Make Sense of Your Lung Cancer Pathology Report? Date:  11/29/13 Outlet Full Name:  About.com – Lung Cancer Author: Lynne Eldridge MD http://lungcancer.about.com/b/2013/11/29/how-can-you-make-sense-of-your-lung-cancer-pathology-report.htm In years past it was usually doctors alone that looked at pathology reports after a biopsy or surgery. But increasingly people are requesting copies of their medical records or […]

New screening tool for lung cancer

Posted by Samantha Powell on November 27th, 2013 |

News Headline:  New screening tool for lung cancer Date:  11/27/13 Outlet Full Name:  My FOX Houston Author: Melissa Wilson http://www.myfoxhouston.com/story/24086197/2013/11/27/screening-tool-lung-cancer HOUSTON (FOX 26) – Here’s a sobering fact. More people will lose their life to lung cancer this year than breast, prostate, or colon cancers combined. That’s because once symptoms come about, it’s often too late […]

Lung cancer survivor takes on Atlanta Half Marathon

Posted by Samantha Powell on November 27th, 2013 |

News Headline:  Lung cancer survivor takes on Atlanta Half Marathon Date:  11/27/13 Outlet Full Name:  My FOX Atlanta Author: Beth Galvin http://www.myfoxatlanta.com/story/24087119/cancer-survivor ATLANTA – Look around, and you’ll find lots of reasons to be thankful.  But Kristen Carlton’s thank-you list is a long one this year, and you might be surprised to find that kidney stones […]

Stanford University Study Shows Early Detection of Circulating Tumor Cells in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Patients

Posted by Samantha Powell on November 26th, 2013 |

News Headline:  Stanford University Study Shows Early Detection of Circulating Tumor Cells in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Patients Date: 11/26/13 Outlet Full Name:  BusinessWire Author: Michael Schwartz http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20131126005084/en/Stanford-University-Study-Shows-Early-Detection-Circulating SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Fluxion Biosciences, Inc. announced the presentation of the first pilot study results aimed at isolating circulating tumor cells (CTCs) from early stage non-small cell […]

Gender difference in lung cancer survival

Posted by Samantha Powell on November 26th, 2013 |

News Headline: Gender difference in lung cancer survival Date:  11/26/13 Outlet Full Name: Toronto News FIX Author: Geoff Michaels http://www.newsfix.ca/2013/11/26/gender-difference-in-lung-cancer-survival/ Rates of lung cancer are increasing among women, but they fight it better than men do. Data projections suggest that lung cancer will overtake breast cancer as the leading cause of cancer death in women within the […]

A Personal Loss Helps David Discover and Beat Lung Cancer

Posted by Samantha Powell on November 26th, 2013 |

News Headline: A Personal Loss Helps David Discover and Beat Lung Cancer Date:  11/26/13 Outlet Full Name: Long Beach Post Author: N/A http://lbpost.com/life/health/2000003102-a-personal-loss-helps-david-discover-and-beat-lung-cancer#.UpYtW9JDvDV Sometimes a tragic or sudden event happens that forces you to really look at your life and take action. This scenario came as a blessing in disguise for David Hanbidge as a personal loss […]

Older Lung Cancer Patients Desire Information on Complementary Therapies

Posted by Samantha Powell on November 26th, 2013 |

News Headline: Older Lung Cancer Patients Desire Information on Complementary Therapies Date:  11/26/13 Outlet Full Name: About.com – Lung Cancer Author: Lynne Eldridge http://lungcancer.about.com/b/2013/11/26/older-lung-cancer-patients-desire-information-on-complementary-therapies.htm Once considered “alternative” treatments, many cancer centers are now using complementary therapies as a regular part of cancer treatment. This integrative approach – combining conventional treatments such as chemotherapy and surgery with complementary […]

Lung cancer causes almost a quarter of all cancer deaths in Scotland … so why does it receive just 3.1% of research money?

Posted by Samantha Powell on November 24th, 2013 |

News Headline:  Lung cancer causes almost a quarter of all cancer deaths in Scotland … so why does it receive just 3.1% of research money? Date:  11/24/13 Outlet Full Name:  Herald Scotland Author: N/A http://www.heraldscotland.com/news/health/lung-cancer-causes-almost-a-quarter-of-all-cancer-deaths-in-scotland-so-why-does-it-rece.22773895 Statistics obtained by the Sunday Herald show that when it comes to research funding in Scotland for the 10 most common […]