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A personal experience of treating lung cancer patients by Cancer Research UK Patient Expert Posted Mon 14 May 2012 12:00am What is it like to work as a lung cancer nurse? Lung cancer is the most common cancer in the world. Over 1.6 million people across the globe were diagnosed with the disease in 2008 (the last comprehensive count). That’s more than 4,300 people every day. But these chilling numbers aren’t the ones we think of, or are aware of, when w ... Read on »
FDA Approves Pfizer’s XALKORI® For Lung Cancer Patients Local or Metastatic Non-Small Therapy-Will It Affordable? by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 26 Aug 2011 7:35pm This is the first drug in 6 years to treat lung cancer but we seem to have a trend lately of the drugs being very expensive and not to mention the current shortage of generic drugs that treat cancer.  A quick search of the internet says the cost will be $9600 a month so again that runs into some money pretty quickly.   Now that we know the cos ... Read on »
Winship Cancer Institute study may provide a ray of hope for some lung cancer patients: by Posted Wed 14 Sep 2011 10:11pm Winship Cancer Institute study may provide a ray of hope for some lung cancer patients: NCI Cancer Center News A new treatment standard may be in the making for some patients with lung cancer, a study by the Winship Cancer Institute at Emory University suggests. More patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) that is locally ad ... Read on »
Lung cancer patients who quit smoking double their survival chances by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Fri 22 Jan 2010 10:04pm Research: Influence of smoking cessation after diagnosis of early stage lung cancer on prognosis: Systematic review of observational studies with meta-analysis This is the first review of studies to measure the effects of continued smoking after diagnosis of lung cancer and suggests that it may be worthwhile to offer sm ... Read on »
Nearly 20% of Lung Cancer Patients Keep Smoking by HealthFinder Posted Fri 08 Apr 2011 1:00pm healthnewslink Patients, caregivers need strong support, interventions to quit, study finds. By John Leighty HealthDay Reporter ... Read on »
Sinai Joins National Pilot Study Aimed to Improve Care for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Patients by Elizabeth Leis Patient Expert Posted Thu 30 Aug 2012 6:00am Sinai Hospital is among a group of six hospitals to recently join a national pilot study under way to promote evidence-based evaluation and treatment standards for patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) who are candidates for surgical lung resection. Leading the study is Nikhilesh Korgaonkar, M.D. , chief of the Division of Thora ... Read on »
Dose of Denial Good for Some Lung Cancer Patients by Medline Plus Posted Fri 17 Sep 2010 12:26pm Friday, September 17, 2010    By Lynne Peeples NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A little denial can go a long way in helping lung cancer patients deal socially and emotionally with the life-changing diagnosis, suggests a new study. "We have to r ... Read on »
Lung Cancer Patients Gain Significant Hope by Jamie C. Patient Expert Posted Tue 15 Mar 2011 3:01pm Lung cancer patients with poor lung function are not good candidates for traditional surgical treatments. Innovations in medical technology, such as brachytherapy, CyberKnife and da Vinci robotic surgery, are now presenting significant new hope for patients who previously were not eligible for surgical treatments, as well to as the ... Read on »
Chemotherapy Combo Improves Survival in Elderly Lung Cancer Patients by Posted Tue 22 Jun 2010 9:00pm Chemotherapy Combo Improves Survival in Elderly Lung Cancer Patients Adapted from the NCI Cancer Bulletin, vol. 7/no. 12, June 15, 2010 ( see the current issue ). Survival can be improved in older patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) with the use of two chemother ... Read on »