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Garst Named To Top Cancer Doctors List

Garst Named To Top Cancer Doctors List

Original article is by Karen E. Butler and can be found here. Newsweek magazine online recently published the Castle Connolly Medical LTD list of “Top Cancer Doctors.” Medical oncologist Jennifer Garst, MD, professor of medicine, was among those named to the 2015 list. Garst, who practices at

Charlotte LUNGe Forward 5K Aims to Defeat Lung Cancer

Charlotte LUNGe Forward 5K Aims to Defeat Lung Cancer

   CHARLOTTE JOINS MOVEMENT TO DEFEAT LUNG CANCER Heather Hooper Executive Director Lung Cancer Initiative of North Carolina (919) 784-0410 DATE: May 9, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Charlotte LUNGe Forward 5K Aims to Defeat Lung Cancer CHARLOTTE –  Lung cancer is the leading cause of

Clinical Trials Awareness Week

Clinical Trials Awareness Week

  Clinical Trials Awareness Week Perhaps the first few thoughts that come to mind when you think of clinical trials aren’t necessarily the most positive.  However, this should not be the case.  Many of the major advances that have been made in diagnosing and treating various diseases and

National Minority Cancer Awareness Week 2016

National Minority Cancer Awareness Week 2016

National Minority Cancer Awareness Week For the past twenty-nine years, the third week in April has been designated as National Minority Cancer Awareness Week.  This year, it runs April 10 through April 16.  The importance of this week is well explained in the Congressional Record, “While cancer

FDA GRANTS PRIORITY REVIEW FOR GENENTECH’S CANCER IMMUNOTHERAPY ATEZOLIZUMAB IN SPECIFIC TYPE OF LUNG CANCER

FDA GRANTS PRIORITY REVIEW FOR GENENTECH’S CANCER IMMUNOTHERAPY ATEZOLIZUMAB IN SPECIFIC TYPE OF LUNG CANCER SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – April 10, 2016 – Genentech, a member of the Roche Group (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY), today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has

Former NFL Player Chris Draft to Speak at Evening of Hope: Mad Hatters Ball

Former NFL Player Chris Draft to Speak at Evening of Hope: Mad Hatters Ball

Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ON APRIL 5, 2016 Contact: Cynamon Frierson, Communications & Marketing Manager (919) 784-0410 ext. 102 cfrierson@lungcancerinitiativenc.org Former NFL Player Chris Draft to Speak at Evening of Hope: Mad Hatters Ball April 5, 2016 (Raleigh, NC) -

Lung Cancer Initiative of North Carolina Names Clean Design’s Jeremy Holden to Board

Lung Cancer Initiative of North Carolina Names Clean Design’s Jeremy Holden to Board

Lung Cancer Initiative of North Carolina  Heather Hooper 919-784-0410 hhooper@LungCancerInitiativeNC.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Lung Cancer Initiative of North Carolina Names Clean Design’s Jeremy Holden to Board March 28, 2016, RALEIGH, N.C. - The Lung Cancer Initiative of North

New Study Claims High Glycemic Diets Might Correlate with Lung Cancer Risk

New Study Claims High Glycemic Diets Might Correlate with Lung Cancer Risk

When the average American thinks of the word “diet,” their mind automatically fills with thoughts of food; the control or lack of control one has when it comes to eating certain foods, and the obvious “is this going to make me gain or lose weight?” While many of us focus on whether the food we are

Guest Post: High School Tobacco Use on the Rise

Guest Post: High School Tobacco Use on the Rise

North Carolina is moving backward in the fight against tobacco use, which continues to be the number one cause of preventable death in our state. According to the 2013 North Carolina Youth Tobacco Survey (the 2015  data is not yet available), cigarette use among high schoolers had declined

The Importance of Caregivers

The Importance of Caregivers

In honor of Valentine’s Day, we would like to recognize the important role loved ones play in our lives.  Caregivers can come in many different ways, spouses, friends, family members, or even volunteers just to name a few.  Today, we are recognizing one special caregiver.  Survivor, Justin Brian

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