Displaying archives for 2013 December:

A True Lung Story of Love, Hope, Diamonds & Dad

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Posted by Samantha Powell on December 23rd, 2013 |

Discovering I had lung cancer was surreal but how I stumbled upon it was short of a miracle. It was three years ago, the summer of 2010. I’ve always been active and super healthy. I love the outdoors; I run, walk, bike and love the ocean. This particular day, I was on a walk with […]

Columbus CyberKnife Reports Increased Number of Lung Cancer Treatments

Posted by Samantha Powell on December 19th, 2013 |

News Headline:  Columbus CyberKnife Reports Increased Number of Lung Cancer Treatments Date:  12/19/13 Outlet Full Name:  PR Web Author:  No author http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/12/prweb11438355.htm Columbus CyberKnife has treated more than 70 lung cancer cases this year with increased volume last quarter. The center has drawn patients from around the region seeking a noninvasive alternative to traditional lung […]

Clinical Trial Examines Use of Human Immune System to Fight Lung Cancer

Posted by Samantha Powell on December 19th, 2013 |

News Headline:  Clinical Trial Examines Use of Human Immune System to Fight Lung Cancer Date:  12/19/13 Outlet Full Name:  Medical Xpress Author:  No author http://medicalxpress.com/news/2013-12-clinical-trial-human-immune-aggressive.html Researchers at the Cincinnati Cancer Center (CCC) and the UC Cancer Institute are conducting a clinical trial examining a method to stimulate the human immune system to destroy or block […]

BILLINGS, ANDREWS and ADDARIO: Penny-Wise, Pound- Foolish Medicine

Posted by Samantha Powell on December 17th, 2013 |

News Headline:  BILLINGS, ANDREWS and ADDARIO:  Penny-Wise, Pound- Foolish Medicine Date:  12/17/13 Outlet Full Name:  Washington Post Author:  Paul Billings, Ronnie Andrews, Bonnie J. Addario http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2013/dec/17/billings-andrews-and-addario-penny-wise-pound-fool/ Detecting cancer and other serious diseases just got harder, thanks to a shortsighted decision from federal officials. At issue are government payment rates for molecular diagnostic tests — essentially, […]

Breathalyzer To Detect Lung Cancer Before It’s Too Late: 3- Year Project Targets Biomarkers of Pulmonary Tumor Growth

Posted by Samantha Powell on December 16th, 2013 |

News Headline:  Breathalyzer To Detect Lung Cancer Before It’s Too Late: 3- Year Project Targets Biomarkers of Pulmonary Tumor Growth    Date:  12/16/13 Outlet Full Name:  Medical Daily Author:  John Ericson http://www.medicaldaily.com/breathalyzer-detect-lung-cancer-its-too-late-3-year-project-targets-biomarkers-pulmonary-tumor Diagnosing lung cancer could soon be as easy as spotting bad breath. Researchers at the University of Huddersfield in England have recently launched […]

Mom’s Memory Lives On In Sweet Dad, Daughter Photos

Posted by Samantha Powell on December 16th, 2013 |

News Headline:  Mom’s Memory Lives On In Sweet Dad, Daughter Photos Date:  12/16/13 Outlet Full Name:  Today News Author:  Kirthana Ramisetti http://www.today.com/news/moms-memory-lives-sweet-dad-daughter-photos-2D11741832#moms-memory-lives-sweet-dad-daughter-photos-2D11741832 When a loved one passes away, we often use photographs as a way of keeping that person’s memory alive. One Ohio family took the process a step further, creating a unique set of […]

Bonnie J. Addario, Founder of the Bonnie J. Addario Foundation, Issued the Following Statement in Response to Nov. 29 Dr. Oz Segment on Symptoms People Worry About Most

Posted by Samantha Powell on December 16th, 2013 |

News Headline:  Bonnie J. Addario, Founder of the Bonnie J. Addario Foundation, Issued the Following Statement in Response to Nov. 29 Dr. Oz Segment on Symptoms People Worry About Most Date:  12/16/13 Outlet Full Name: Contra Costa Times Author:  Bonnie J. Addario http://markets.financialcontent.com/mng-ba.contracostatimes/news/read?GUID=25915565&ChannelID=3191 Bonnie J. Addario, founder of the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation, issued […]

Houston Methodist West Hospital launches lung cancer screening program

Posted by Samantha Powell on December 16th, 2013 |

News Headline: Houston Methodist West Hospital launches lung cancer screening program Date:  12/16/13 Outlet Full Name: Your Houston News Author: N/A http://www.yourhoustonnews.com/ranch/news/houston-methodist-west-hospital-launches-lung-cancer-screening-program/article_e98a336b-56e3-55eb-9aa1-927ddfef9acd.html Coinciding with National Lung Cancer Awareness month, Houston Methodist West Hospital launched a community focused lung cancer screening program Nov. 20. More than 50 physicians and health care professionals, including thoracic and general surgeons, pulmonologists, […]

Early lung cancer detection performed at Valley Baptist

Posted by Samantha Powell on December 15th, 2013 |

News Headline: Early lung cancer detection performed at Valley Baptist Date:  12/15/13 Outlet Full Name: Valley Morning Star Author: Kayleigh Sommer http://www.valleymorningstar.com/news/local_news/article_26e67e80-65f4-11e3-b002-001a4bcf6878.html HARLINGEN — The first of many navigational bronchoscopy procedures for lung cancer have been done recently in Cameron County. Valley Baptist Medical Center-Harlingen pulmonologist Dr. Ricardo Martin Schwarz preformed the procedures that will help Rio Grande […]

Nascar Driver Mackena Bell Joins American Lung Association To Share Her Personal Connection To Lung Disease

Posted by Samantha Powell on December 12th, 2013 |

News Headline:  Nascar Driver Mackena Bell Joins American Lung Association To Share Her Personal Connection To Lung Disease Date:  12/12/13 Outlet Full Name: EIN Newsdesk Author: N/A http://www.einnews.com/pr_news/180837958/nascar-driver-mackena-bell-joins-american-lung-association-to-share-her-personal-connection-to-lung-disease A KN Pro Series East driver – and candidate for KN East Rookie of the Year– Bell has direct family ties to both lung cancer and COPD (chronic obstructive […]