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Lung cancer and Nonsmokers

  • By larrylm53 · New reply yesterday at 7:47 pm
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  • Some one in another discussion mentioned t hey had the nonsmokers cancer. So I goggled it. 15% of new diagnosis are never smokers and another 50% is ex smokers. Instead of spending funds on more anti ...

Stigma of Lung Cancer

  • By vconnol · New reply yesterday at 7:47 pm
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  • Found this interesting. As a never smoker, I haven't really thought about this much, but it really aggravates me that new guidelines allow screening for lung cancer for smokers, but not for non smokers ...


  • By SARALEONIE · New reply April 16, 2014
  • 9 replies
  • Well. Here we go again. Something else to throw in the mix. I've been taking antioxidants for seven years since my first diagnosis of cancer - and five years since I was put on Tarceva. What are we supposed ...

Any Houston patients willing to talk to the press?

  • By Deanah · Posted April 16, 2014
  • 0 replies
  • Any patients in the *Houston* area who had a delayed lung cancer diagnosis and might be interested in talking about it to the press? If so, please reply and I'll put you in touch with the person directly ...

Metformin and Lung Cancer

  • By TexanDave · New reply April 12, 2014
  • 23 replies
  • There has been a number of research articles about the potential benefits of Metformin in cancer treatment, including several articles involving specifically lung cancer. Metformin has been used in a ...

Interesting Study Linking High Protein Diet to Cancer

  • By Frangipani · New reply April 5, 2014
  • 17 replies
  • I usually avoid all the nutrition discussions, but when I read in my newspaper the other day a studying linking a high-protein diet to a significant cancer risk in middle age but actually being beneficial ...

In Case You Didn't Notice, Our Oncs are Burned Out

  • By slimesnake · New reply March 31, 2014
  • 22 replies
  • Work-Life Balance and Dissatisfaction Among US Oncologists Research · March 10, 2014 TAKE-HOME MESSAGE Out of 1000 US-based oncologists who completed a survey, only 33% reported satisfaction with work–life ...

Researchers assess immunotherapy, targeted therapy combination for lung can

  • By davstar · New reply March 29, 2014
  • 10 replies
  • /immunotherapy/news/online/%7B368a942b-b e64-493e-b8fb-e1d170a7e072%7D/researcher s-assess-immunotherapy-targeted-therapy- combination-for-lung-cancer ...

HER2 Aberrations in Cancer

  • By davstar · New reply March 27, 2014
  • 4 replies
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Pfizer lung cancer drug beats chemo for previously untreated patients

  • By davstar · New reply March 26, 2014
  • 4 replies
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Update: 16 year old LC patient passed away

  • By Mother-in-law · New reply March 10, 2014
  • 44 replies
  • UPDATE: Prayers go out to the family of 16 year old lung cancer patient Sandra Martinez who passed away yesterday due to complications from the surgical biopsy. My daughter-in-law Emily reached out to ...

Article: Sniffing Out Cancer With Electronic Noses

  • By sistercares · New reply March 9, 2014
  • 4 replies
  • Saw the article this morning and although it does not specifically deal with lung cancer I thought I would pass it along. 5 Jennifer ...

Inositol Stops Lung Cancer in Cigarette Smokers

  • By xanthi · New reply March 6, 2014
  • 9 replies
  • Here is an article I think is interesting to read: nositol-stops-lung-cancer-in-cigarette-s mokers Xanthi Inositol Stops Lung Cancer in Cigarette Smokers February ...

Novel SCLC tumour suppressor gene discovered

  • By Sallid · New reply March 5, 2014
  • 2 replies
  • Posted: February 26, 2014 Inactivation of the MYC-associated factor X gene, MAX, may play a significant role in the development of small-cell lung cancer (SCLC). “The functional relationship of MYC with ...

Human lungs grown in lab

  • By CraiginPA · New reply February 24, 2014
  • 20 replies
  • (Has this been posted already???) News: Human lungs grown in lab! Looks like 5 to 10 years away from trials in humans, but for people with incurable lung cancer that is NED or controlled outside the lungs ...

Is Cancer really a fungus infection?

  • By AmyJoy55 · New reply February 15, 2014
  • 59 replies
  • I just finished reading the book "Beating Cancer with Nutrition" and towards the end, the author provides evidence to suggest cancer may in fact be a fungus invasion in our bodies. I am finding compelling ...

New Huffington Post blog about "Real Faces of Lung Cancer"

  • By squanch · New reply February 13, 2014
  • 52 replies
  • Today Harold Wimmer (CEO of American Lung Association) included an interview with me in his Huffington Post blog about lung cancer. The ALA team and I collaborated on wording so the post would emphasized ...

Nanoparticles and Cancer

  • By mdntcowboy · New reply February 9, 2014
  • 5 replies
  • It's probably premature for me to post this--as its likely a few years from being used therapeutically--but it's so radically different a cancer treatment that I thought it should be read. I like this ...

Vitamin C

  • By mamanolte · New reply February 6, 2014
  • 1 reply
  • Well the article doesn't really mention LC but two of the drugs used sometimes are mentioned. venous-vitamin-c-may-boost-chemo-s-cance r-fighting-power-1.6963819 ...

Anti-smoking Campaign Directed At Youth

  • By TexanDave · New reply February 4, 2014
  • 12 replies
  • I know that this NOT lung cancer in the news, but if leading in to the discussion of the negatives of smoking leads in with yellow, rotting teeth and wrinkled skin - and it gets some attention, good deal ...
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