Posts in the “Support Support” category:

MAR 18 – MALCOLM M. DECAMP, MD

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Posted by Samantha Powell on March 5th, 2014 |

JOIN US LIVE MARCH 18! Whether you join us in the Bonie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation’s (ALCF) Living Room or attend remotely through Ustream on your computer, you will be informed about living with lung cancer. Dr. DeCamp specializes in Thoracic Surgery, Minimally-invasive Surgery (Robotics & Advanced Laparoscopy) and Sterotactic Body Radiotherapy at the […]

Former PGA Golfer, Smith, Battles Lung Cancer

Posted by Samantha Powell on March 4th, 2014 |

News Headline: Former PGA Golfer, Smith, Battles Lung Cancer Date: 3/4/14 Outlet Full Name: Selma Times Journal Author: Daniel Evans http://www.selmatimesjournal.com/2014/03/04/former-pga-golfer-smith-battles-lung-cancer/ Former golf professional Mike Smith, 63, has been involved in final round battles with some of golf’s all-time greats, but right now he’s fighting a big battle off the course. Smith, who is originally […]

Bristol-Myers Squibb Announces Charitable Donation of $1 Million to Support Immuno-Oncology Education for Patients and Caregivers

Posted by Samantha Powell on March 3rd, 2014 |

News Headline: Bristol-Myers Squibb Announces Charitable Donation of $1 Million to Support Immuno-Oncology Education for Patients and Caregivers Date: 3/3/14 Outlet Full Name: Wall Street Journal Author: No author http://online.wsj.com/article/PR-CO-20140303-905003.html Bristol-Myers Squibb Company today announced donations totaling $1 million in 2013 to four nonprofit organizations that support patients with cancer. The donations will fund the […]

How Can You Know If Your Lung Cancer Has Spread?

Posted by Samantha Powell on February 26th, 2014 |

News Headline: How Can You Know If Your Lung Cancer Has Spread? Date: 2/26/14 Outlet Full Name: About.com Author: Lynne Eldridge http://lungcancer.about.com/b/2014/02/26/how-can-you-know-if-your-lung-cancer-has-spread.htm I was recently asked a very important question – and one that I’m sure many of you have entertained. How can you know if your lung cancer has spread? Unfortunately the spread of […]

Azusa Cheerleader Diagnosed w/ Lung Cancer

Posted by Samantha Powell on February 25th, 2014 |

News Headline: Azusa Cheerleader Diagnosed w/ Lung Cancer Date: 2/25/14 Outlet Full Name: ABC Los Angeles Author: Coleen Sullivan http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/story?section=news/local/los_angeles&id=9445532 Sandra Martinez, a 16-year-old Azusa High School cheerleader with a 4.5 GPA, is fighting for her life after being diagnosed with a rare form of lung cancer. “She has a tumor in her chest, it […]

Caregivers: Supporting the Supporters

Posted by Samantha Powell on February 7th, 2014 |

News Headline: Caregivers: Supporting the Supporters Date: 2/7/14 Outlet Full Name: CNN Author: Stephanie Goldberg http://www.cnn.com/2014/02/07/health/caregiver-support/index.html?hpt=he_c2 Cancer has been a painful part of Radka Lakosilova’s life. From four cycles of chemotherapy and a stem cell transplant, to losing weight, hair and friends, she’s felt every moment. But the pain she feels is secondhand. It’s her […]

Attend a Support Group… from Home

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Posted by Samantha Powell on January 31st, 2014 |

News Headline: Attend a Support Group…from Home Date: 1/31/14 Outlet Full Name: WebMD Author: Heather Millar http://blogs.webmd.com/cancer/ Each week, I get several notices about patient education programs, support groups, seminars and retreats. They all sound great, and I always have intention to participate. But alas, I make it to about one in ten of these […]

Helping Lung Cancer Patients Beat Insomnia

Posted by Samantha Powell on December 9th, 2013 |

News Headline:  Helping Lung Cancer Patients Beat Insomnia Date:  12/9/13 Outlet Full Name:  Medical Xpress Author:  Sara Saldi http://medicalxpress.com/news/2013-12-lung-cancer-patients-insomnia.html (Medical Xpress)—It is estimated that anywhere from 50 to 80 percent of persons diagnosed with lung cancer experience severe insomnia that may persist for an average of eight years after the initial diagnosis. Sleeplessness in lung cancer patients is […]

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 […]