Displaying archives for 2013 November:

Ask a Doctor column: Lung cancer affects more than smokers

Posted by Samantha Powell on November 22nd, 2013 |

News Headline: Ask a Doctor column: Lung cancer affects more than smokers Date:  11/22/13 Outlet Full Name:  Wisconsin Rapids Tribune Author: Mindy Gribble http://www.wisconsinrapidstribune.com/article/20131125/WRT04/311260013/Ask-Doctor-column-Lung-cancer-affects-more-than-smokers Question: Is it true that only smokers get lung cancer? Answer: It’s really not true at all. It’s one of the myths about lung cancer that I’d like to address during November,… Read More

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Posted by Samantha Powell on November 22nd, 2013 |

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Radon and Lung Cancer

Posted by Samantha Powell on November 21st, 2013 |

News Headline:  Radon and Lung Cancer Date:  11/21/13 Outlet Full Name:  WHSV Virginia Author:  Nicole DiAntonio http://www.whsv.com/home/headlines/Radon-and-Lung-Cancer-232927161.html?ref=161 HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) — Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer behind smoking. But how do you know you aren’t living in a contaminated home? Dusty Donaldson, the executive director of the Dusty Joy Foundation, a… Read More

Pfizer’s XALKORI Granted Regular FDA Approval

Posted by Samantha Powell on November 21st, 2013 |

News Headline:  Pfizer’s XALKORI Granted Regular FDA Approval Date: 11/21/13 Outlet Full Name:  The Wall Street Journal Author:  No Author http://www.marketwatch.com/story/pfizers-xalkorir-granted-regular-fda-approval-2013-11-21?reflink=MW_news_stmp NEW YORK, Nov 21, 2013 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Pfizer Inc. announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Pfizer’s XALKORI(R) (crizotinib) regular approval for the treatment of patients with metastatic… Read More

Extreme Nutrition: Can It Beat Cancer?

Posted by Samantha Powell on November 20th, 2013 |

News Headline:  Extreme Nutrition: Can It Beat Cancer? Date:  11/20/13 Outlet Full Name:  Medscape Author: Laura A. Stokowski, RN, MS http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/814583 Editor’s Note: In this 2-part series, Medscape looks at diet as an essential therapeutic strategy for cancer patients. Part 1 focuses on the nutritional assessment of cancer patients, foods that help patients cope with side… Read More

ConnTV Dr. Weitz & Dr. Carbone

Posted by Samantha Powell on November 20th, 2013 |

ConnTV: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r-U3B2-4Fio&feature=c4-overview&list=UUjYXL0SPaKZJQ6rGJNb02zQ Conn TV, is a nationally syndicated talk program hosted by Conn Jackson. The segment featuring Dr. Carbone and Michael Weitz is scheduled to air tomorrow (11/23) at 11 a.m. EST on several TV stations throughout the Southeast and is also accessible via Conn TV’s YouTube channel. In this interview, both Dr. David Carbone… Read More

Dr. Carbone and Michael Weitz Lung Cancer Awareness Month Interview

Posted by Samantha Powell on November 20th, 2013 |

Conn TV, is a nationally syndicated talk program hosted by Conn Jackson. The segment featuring Dr. Carbone and Michael Weitz is scheduled to air tomorrow (11/23) at 11 a.m. EST on several TV stations throughout the Southeast and is also accessible via Conn TV’s YouTube channel. In this interview, both Dr. David Carbone and Michael… Read More

Draft’s Defensive Team: Lung Cancer Awareness

Posted by Samantha Powell on November 14th, 2013 |

News Headline:  Draft’s Defensive Team:  Lung Cancer Awareness Date:  11/14/13 Outlet Full Name:  The Georgetowner Author:  Marie Louiseau http://www.georgetowner.com/articles/2013/nov/14/drafts-defensive-team-lung-cancer-awareness/ “Almost nobody knows that November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month,” said Chris Draft, former linebacker for the Washington Redskins. “It’s not just a smoker’s disease. Anyone can get lung cancer.” Draft’s wife, Keasha, a nonsmoker, was… Read More

San Joaquin’s Cancer Center Launches Lung Cancer Screening Program

Posted by Samantha Powell on November 12th, 2013 |

News Headline:  San Joaquin’s Cancer Center Launches Lung Cancer Screening Program Date:  11/12/13 Outlet Full Name: The Bakersfield Californian Author:  Rachel Cook http://www.bakersfieldcalifornian.com/health/x2127193613/San-Joaquins-cancer-center-launches-lung-cancer-screening-program A local cancer center started a lung cancer screening program this month with hopes that awareness and screenings for the deadliest cancer will grow. Lung cancer is the leader in cancer deaths in… Read More

Cancer Takes College Bound Teen

Posted by Samantha Powell on November 12th, 2013 |

News Headline:  Cancer Takes College Bound Teen Date:  11/12/13 Outlet Full Name:  Record Net Author:  Roger Phillips http://www.recordnet.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20131112/A_NEWS/311120313 STOCKTON – It was early August, and Esmeralda Mexicano wanted the world to know that her dreams were coming true. “Oh how I’m loving my college life,” she wrote in a Twitter post Aug. 8. The next… Read More