Posts in the “Awareness Awareness” category:

‘Try to fear less’: Cancer survivor chronicles year of treatment in video diary

Posted by Samantha Powell on May 18th, 2014 |

Date: 5/18/14 Outlet Full Name: Today Health Author: Marisa Kabas http://www.today.com/health/try-fear-less-cancer-survivor-chronicles-year-treatment-video-diary-2D79678051 Jennifer Glass can be defined in many ways: wife, stepmom, public relations pro, writer, poet. But in recent years she’s tacked on a few more credentials: Lung cancer patient. Lung cancer survivor. And, thanks to her project “A Photo a Day — One Year […]

Woman Takes a Photo a Day for a Year to Document Battle Against Cancer

Posted by Samantha Powell on May 16th, 2014 |

Date: 5/16/14 Outlet Full Name: People.com Author: Nate Jones http://www.people.com/article/jennifer-glass-cancer-photos Four months into her marriage, Jennifer Glass received devastating news: A lump in her neck turned out to be stage IV lung cancer, with a five-year survival rate of five percent. “I’ve always thought of myself as a top-of-my-lungs type of girl, yet that’s the […]

Why Valerie Harper and Kellie Pickler are Teaming Up

Posted by Samantha Powell on May 16th, 2014 |

Date: 5/16/14 Outlet Full Name: CBS News Author: Lauren Moraski http://www.cbsnews.com/news/valerie-harper-and-kellie-pickler-join-forces-for-lung-cancer/ In early 2013, doctors told Valerie Harper she probably only had a few months to live. The actress, who was diagnosed with lung cancer in 2009, had experienced a major setback: Doctors discovered the cancer had metastasized to her brain. Now more than a […]

Women’s Lung Health Week Launches

Posted by Samantha Powell on May 16th, 2014 |

Date: 5/16/14 Outlet Full Name: WDTV 5 News Author: Jared Pelletier http://www.wdtv.com/wdtv.cfm?func=view&section=5-News&item=Womens-Lung-Health-Week-Launches-15969 This week the American Lung association launched its first ever National Women’s Lung Health Week with the purpose of raising awareness for females. Currently in the United State a woman dies every seven and a half minutes from lung cancer, but experts claim […]

10 YEAR SURVIVOR OF NON-SMALL CELL LUNG CANCER RELEASES SHORT DOCUMENTARY TO RAISE AWARENESS AND HOPE

Posted by Samantha Powell on May 14th, 2014 |

RICHARD’S RAYS OF HOPE Strives To “Turn A Negative Into A Positive” For immediate release Contact: Richard Heimler 201-248-3758 richadam1@hotmail.com Richard Heimler is among the small percentage of people with lung cancer who are beating the odds. To celebrate his decade of survival, Heimler has produced a 7 minute documentary called RICHARD’S RAYS OF HOPE […]

Lung Cancer Not on Many Women’s Radar: Survey

Posted by Samantha Powell on May 13th, 2014 |

Date: 5/13/14 Outlet Full Name: Philly Author: Amy Norton http://www.philly.com/philly/health/topics/HealthDay687757_20140513_Lung_Cancer_Not_on_Many_Women_s_Radar__Survey.html U.S. women still see breast cancer as a bigger killer than lung cancer, despite the fact that lung cancer kills more Americans each year — women and men — than any other cancer. That’s one of the findings from a new American Lung Association (ALA) […]

Valerie Harper Raising Awareness for Lung Cancer

Posted by Samantha Powell on May 13th, 2014 |

Date: 5/13/14 Outlet Full Name: ABC 7 News Author: Sapna Parikh http://7online.com/archive/9536446/ She was a fan favorite on Dancing With the Stars and chose to compete even after receiving a devastating cancer diagnosis. Now, actress Valerie Harper is using her lung cancer to raise awareness on this leading cause of death among women. “Women need […]

Understanding the Stigma of Lung Cancer

Posted by Samantha Powell on May 12th, 2014 |

Date: 5/12/14 Outlet Full Name: Oncology Nurse Advisor Author: Kathy Boltz http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/understanding-the-stigma-of-lung-cancer/article/346502/ A study consisting of lung cancer patients, primarily smokers 51 to 79 years old, is shedding more light on the stigma often felt by these patients, the emotional toll it can have, and how health providers can help. “It’s eye opening when a […]

71-Year-Old Runs Half Marathon After Lung Surgery, Inspires Daughter

Posted by Samantha Powell on May 11th, 2014 |

News Headline: 71-Year-Old Runs Half Marathon After Lung Surgery, Inspires Daughter Date: 5/11/14 Outlet Full Name: The Jackson Sun Author: Katherine Burgess http://www.jacksonsun.com/article/20140511/NEWS01/305110007/71-year-old-runs-half-marathon-after-lung-surgery-inspires-daughter?nclick_check=1 ‘She doesn’t let anything stop her’ Leigh Phillips calls her 71-year-old mother, Reba Smith, her hero. Even lung cancer did not stop Smith from running the Country Music Marathon in Nashville for […]

Valerie Harper Headlines Hearing on Cancer Research

Posted by Samantha Powell on May 7th, 2014 |

News Headline: Valerie Harper Headlines Hearing on Cancer Research Date: 5/7/14 Outlet Full Name: CBS News Author: Jessica Firger http://www.cbsnews.com/news/valerie-harper-headlines-hearing-on-cancer-research/ Follow Link Above to Watch Video More than half of all cancers diagnosed in the U.S. are in men and women over age 55, and yet the majority of clinical trial participants are much younger. […]