Displaying archives for 2015 September:

Early Study Results Find High Proportion of Young Lung Cancer Patients With Targetable Mutations

Posted by Gianna Nannini on September 22nd, 2015 |

The preliminary results showed that 76 percent of study subjects under 40 had druggable mutations.

Addario Lung Cancer Foundation Launches Resource to Provide Information on Medical Advances and Research to Lung Cancer Patients

Posted by Gianna Nannini on September 17th, 2015 |

ALCF’s Patient Portal provides a holistic research and support system for lung cancer patients on the web. Today the Bonnie J. Addario Lung… Read More

September Living Room

Posted by Bradley Newton on September 15th, 2015 |

Don’t miss Lung Cancer Living Room Support Group on September 15th at 5:30PM PST! This month’s topic, “Lung Cancer: The Experience – Physician/Patient Relationships”

Why Are Many Young People Who Never Smoked Getting Lung Cancer

Posted by Gianna Nannini on September 10th, 2015 |

Anyone who knew her would tell you that Jill Costello hated to lose. She was a fierce competitor as the coxswain for the CAL Berkeley crew team and the type of person that others gravitated to, pulled in by her easy smile and energetic enthusiasm. Jill had an intensity that seemed to radiate out of… Read More

Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation Launches First Ever Simplified Chinese Resources to Help Patients Navigate Care, Diagnosis and Treatment

Posted by Gianna Nannini on September 10th, 2015 |

Today, the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation (ALCF) released a simplified Chinese language version of its patient handbook, “Navigating… Read More

Results from Genomics of Young Lung Cancer Study Promises New Research, Better Outcomes and More Hope for Lung Cancer Patients

Posted by Gianna Nannini on September 9th, 2015 |

The Addario Lung Cancer Medical Institute (ALCMI) released preliminary results from its Genomics of Young Lung Cancer Study (GoYLC) at the World… Read More

Lung Cancer: Why You Should Care

Posted by Gianna Nannini on September 1st, 2015 |

I was supposed to die 11 years ago. My physician sat me down and said my stage 3B lung cancer was going to kill me in a matter of months if I didn’t begin treatment immediately. This was after seeing two different physicians, one that told me that exploratory surgery was my only option as… Read More