GUEST BLOGGER: IF You Had An Option, Would You Skip Chemotherapy? A patient's perspective By Jon Gorman If you have been recently diagnosed with cancer, there is so much information to absorb, and so many decisions to make. To add to the stress, all of it goes by at a blistering
GUEST BLOGGER: Di'Ann Smith and Lung Cancer Support Groups My journey with lung cancer began in November 2007. My desire to seek a support group began in August 2008. At that time, the only talking support system for lung cancer survivors was a Wednesday
GUEST BLOGGER: Melissa Tanner on Misconceptions of Lung Cancer Myths and misconceptions surround lung cancer. In particular, the myth that only smokers get lung cancer leaves the public at risk for ignoring the early signs of lung cancer. Late diagnosis of lung cancer is linked to
GUEST BLOGGER: Lung Cancer Survivor, Tomma Hargraves The LCI Access to Care Gas Card Program I have been involved with the lung cancer advocacy group since the first 5K held in November of 2007. I had just finished 9 months of aggressive treatment for non-small cell lung
As a smoker in his mid-50s, my dad would have been considered “high-risk” for lung cancer and recommended for a low-dose CT screening; he would have been the ideal candidate. Unfortunately, like most patients, my dad was diagnosed too late, his lung cancer already stage IV.
Electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes, seem to be on everybody's lips these days. Or at least, talk of them is. Invented in the 1960s, they didn't take off until about a decade ago, and with their exponential increase in popularity lately, the controversies begin to fly.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Lung Cancer Initiative Awards 100,000 Research Grant to Dr. Kavitha Yaddanapudi, University of Louisville Raleigh, NC (5/8/2014)— The Lung Cancer Initiative of North Carolina (LCINC) has announced Dr. Kavitha Yaddanapudi as the 2014 recipient of their Young Investigator
As you all may be aware, the USPSTF officially added low-dose CT Lung Cancer Screening to its list of recommended services in 2013 for patients who are at high risk of developing lung cancer. It was added to the Tier B list of recommended services, which means that under the Affordable Care Act,