Category: Diet and Lifestyle

Lung Cancer Updates from ASCO 2016

Download PDF of this post What is ASCO? ASCO is the American Society of Clinical Oncology that has an annual meeting each year where key research and clinical medicine highlights are presented by cancer researchers & clinicians to the global community. This was the 52nd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, held… Read More

Posted by Dr. Guneet Walia on July 20th, 2016

Cancer Patients Value Quality of Life Over Symptom Management

In October at their headquarters in New York City, CancerCare, a national organization that provides free support and financial services to anyone touched by cancer, held a roundtable discussion on “Improving the Quality of Life for Lung Cancer Patients”. It featured key opinion leaders and lung cancer advocates who discussed the importance of an all-inclusive… Read More

Posted by Dr. Guneet Walia on March 10th, 2016

Lung Cancer in Women: Lets do something about it!

Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation partners with the American Lung Association to fund $250,000 on innovative and transformational research to defeat lung cancer in women An unfortunate and often unknown fact is that lung cancer is the leading cancer killer in women, estimated to be the cause of 1 in 4 female cancer deaths… Read More

Posted by Dr. Guneet Walia on February 25th, 2016

Today is World Cancer Day. Here’s how YOU can #BeTheSolution!

Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation Launches $180,000 Crowdsourcing Challenge to Increase Clinical Trial Patient Enrollment. Each year, in honor of World Cancer Day, the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation (ALCF) launches a unique, international crowdsourcing challenge that leverages the power of the crowd, encouraging innovators from both within and more importantly, outside healthcare… Read More

Posted by Dr. Guneet Walia on February 4th, 2016

Giving Patients a Seat at The Table

It is the CENTURY of the PATIENT! It wasn’t more evident than at the recently concluded, 16th World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC) in Denver. The WCLC is the world’s only conference that specifically focuses only on lung cancer research with over 7,000 lung cancer surgeons, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, pulmonologists, radiologists, pathologists, epidemiologists, basic… Read More

Posted by Dr. Guneet Walia on September 16th, 2015

Why Smoking Causes More Cancers In Men Than Women

Results of a new study published in the prestigious journal Science show that male smokers are at a greater risk of developing more cancers than female smokers, and the cause lies in their chromosomes. Men carry an X and a Y chromosome in all their cells, as against women who have two X chromosomes. Male… Read More

Posted by Dr. Guneet Walia on December 4th, 2014