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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 […]

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 […]

Understanding the Respiratory System with Lung Cancer

Posted by Samantha Powell on September 25th, 2013 |

News Headline: Understanding the Respiratory System with Lung Cancer Date: 9/25/13 Outlet Full Name: About.com – Lung Cancer Author Name: Lynne Eldridge MD http://lungcancer.about.com/b/2013/09/25/understanding-the-respiratory-system-with-lung-cancer.htm When you’re living with lung cancer you will probably hear many terms - bronchus, bronchi, bronchioles, alveoli, mediastinum, and more. And unless you’ve studied human anatomy, what’s described can be a mystery. At first […]

Bonnie J. Addario & Emily Bennett Taylor on the Steve Harvey Show

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Posted by Samantha Powell on September 20th, 2013 |

Watch Lung Cancer Survivors Bonnie J. Addario and Emily Bennett Taylor talk about survival, friendship, and hope on the Steve Harvey Show!

Hospital adds technology to detect lung cancer early // DOCUMENT // VIDEO

Posted by Samantha Powell on September 11th, 2013 |

News Headline: Hospital adds technology to detect lung cancer early // DOCUMENT // VIDEO Date: 9/11/13 Outlet Full Name: The News Herald Author Name: Jacqueline Bostick http://www.newsherald.com/news/health/hospital-adds-technology-to-detect-lung-cancer-early-document-video-1.201279?page=0 PANAMA CITY — A local hospital now offers patients a new method for lung cancer detection that allows physicians to diagnose lung cancer earlier. At a press conference […]

Big Government Opens Big Database For Cancer Research

Posted by Samantha Powell on July 29th, 2013 |

Date: 7/29/2013 Outlet Full Name: Health Works Collective Author Name: Dan Munro For those of us without degrees in molecular biology, the idea of “personalized medicine” – or PM – can often seem like a vague and distant concept. In this case, the Wikipedia definition of PM is pretty good: Personalized medicine or PM is […]

A Community Hospital Leads the Fight Against the Number One Cancer Killer

Posted by Samantha Powell on July 3rd, 2013 |

Date: 7/3/13 Outlet Full Name: Norwalk Plus Author Name: N/A A community hospital in the tri-state area has taken the lead in the fight against lung cancer and has been nationally recognized for its efforts. Norwalk Hospital, located in Fairfield County Connecticut, has become the first hospital in New England to earn The Joint Commission’s […]

Lung Cancer Molecular Testing – Who Should Be Tested For Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Mutations?

Posted by Samantha Powell on June 20th, 2013 |

By Lynne Eldridge MD, About.com Guide / June 20, 2013 One of the greatest advances in lung cancer treatment in recent years has been the use of medications that target epidermal growth factor mutations (EGFR mutations.) For people who test positive for this mutation, medications such as Tarceva (erlotinib) can extend survival and improve quality […]

Former NFL Stars Team Up to Beat Lung Cancer at the 8th Annual Lung Cancer: Drive it off the Earth Charity Golf Tournament

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Posted by Samantha Powell on June 5th, 2013 | No comments

SAN CARLOS, Calif., June 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Former NFL stars Hank Baskett and Chris Draft are joining hundreds of lung cancer supporters at the 8th Annual “Lung Cancer: Drive It Off the Earth” Golf Tournament hosted by the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation (ALCF). The ALCF invites you to be part of this […]

CAP IASLC AMP MOLECULAR TESTING GUIDELINE

Posted by Samantha Powell on April 3rd, 2013 | No comments

CAP IASLC AMP MOLECULAR TESTING GUIDELINE The IASLC, the College of American Pathologists (CAP), and the Association for Molecular Pathology (AMP) have developed an evidence-based guideline, “Molecular Testing Guideline for the Selection of Lung Cancer Patients for EGFR and ALK Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitors,” which establishes standards for EGFR and ALK testing, helping to guide targeted […]