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Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation Joins Lung-MAP, Collaborative Group Multi-drug, Biomarker-driven Clinical Trial for Lung Cancer

Posted by Samantha Powell on June 16th, 2014 |

For further information or inquiries, please contact: Matt Notley Perry Communications matt@perrycom.com Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation Joins Lung-MAP, Collaborative Group Multi-drug, Biomarker-driven Clinical Trial for Lung Cancer Innovative approach to clinical testing to improve access and ease burden on researchers SAN CARLOS, CA (May 19, 2014) — The Bonnie J Addario Lung Cancer […]

FDA Approves Zykadia for Late- Stage Lung Cancer

Posted by Samantha Powell on April 29th, 2014 |

News Headline: FDA Approves Zykadia for Late- Stage Lung Cancer Date: 4/29/14 Outlet Full Name: U.S. Food and Drug Administration Author: No author http://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/PressAnnouncements/ucm395299.htm Breakthrough therapy drug approved four months ahead of review completion goal date The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today granted accelerated approval to Zykadia (ceritinib) for patients with a certain type […]

Unraveling the ‘Black Ribbon’ Around Lung Cancer

Posted by Samantha Powell on April 17th, 2014 |

Date: 4/17/14 Outlet Full Name: Medical Xpress Author: No author http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-04-unraveling-black-ribbon-lung-cancer.html It’s not uncommon these days to find a colored ribbon representing a disease. A pink ribbon is well known to signify breast cancer. But what color ribbon does one think of with lung cancer? Although white has been identified as the designated color, for […]

‘Lung Cancer Won’t Stop Me Cycling’, says Derek Coupe, aged 70

Posted by Samantha Powell on April 11th, 2014 |

Date: 4/11/14 Outlet Full Name: The Bolton News UK Author: Charlotte Dobson http://www.theboltonnews.co.uk/news/11142686._Lung_cancer_won_t_stop_me_cycling_/ WHEN cycling fanatic Derek Coupe was diagnosed with lung cancer, he was determined to carry on with the sport he loved. Three years on, he is back on his bike and supporting the Be Clear On Cancer Campaign. Mr Coupe had a […]

Woman Documents One Year Of Lung Cancer Diagnosis By Taking One Photograph Every Day Date: 4/3/14

Posted by Samantha Powell on April 3rd, 2014 |

Date: 4/3/14 Outlet Full Name: Huffington Post Author: N/A http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2014/04/03/lung-cancer-woman-photo-series-every-day-one-year-_n_5084736.html Jennifer Glass was diagnosed with lung cancer in January 2013, just four months after getting married. But instead of curling up in a ball and letting dark clouds form overhead, she decided to fight her diagnosis by documenting her journey. Every day for one year, […]

High Risk Smokers Over 55 Should Get Cancer Screenings

Posted by Samantha Powell on March 18th, 2014 |

Date: 3/18/14 Outlet Full Name: CBS Washington DC USA Author: Thomas James http://www.wusa9.com/story/news/health/health-alert/2014/03/18/lung–cancer–screening–smokers–ct–scan/6573609/ Some consider lung cancer to be sort-of a death sentence, but when caught early it can be treated. Michael Baroody of Alexandria, Va. was diagnosed with lung cancer 3 years ago. The tumor was found in a CT scan while he was […]

Managing Bone Health In Lung Cancer

Posted by Samantha Powell on March 13th, 2014 |

Date: 3/13/14 Outlet Full Name: Oncology Live Author: No author http://www.onclive.com/peer-exchange/bone-health/Managing-Bone-Health-in-Lung-Cancer Panelists: Mark G. Kris, MD, MSKCC; Corey J. Langer, MD, Penn; Benjamin P. Levy, MD, Mount Sinai; Mark A. Socinski, MD, UPMC; Heather A. Wakelee, MD, Stanford The current NCCN Guidelines recommend the addition of zoledronic acid or denosumab to upfront treatment for the […]

New York Advocates Urge Funding to Prevent Lung Cancer

Posted by Samantha Powell on February 27th, 2014 |

News Headline: New York Advocates Urge Funding to Prevent Lung Cancer Date: 2/27/14 Outlet Full Name: Troy Record Author: Michael Virtanen http://www.troyrecord.com/health/20140227/new-york-advocates-urge-funding-to-prevent-lung-cancer With survival rates for prostate, skin and breast cancer now topping 90 percent, New York health advocates lobbied Wednesday to restore state funding against far deadlier lung cancer and tobacco smoke carcinogens. The […]

The Real Faces of Lung Cancer: One Woman’s Journey to Survival

Posted by Samantha Powell on February 11th, 2014 |

Date: 2/11/14 Outlet Full Name: Huffington Post Author: Harold Wimmer http://www.huffingtonpost.com/harold-wimmer-/the-real-faces-of-lung-ca_b_4762824.html In November, during Lung Cancer Awareness Month, I shared the American Lung Association’s commitment to extending the lung cancer conversation beyond one month to a yearlong dialogue on lung cancer issues. We are working to address the need for increased research funding – and […]

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 […]