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Medical Writers Circle Archive

The Caring Ambassadors Lung Cancer Writers’ Circle provides information to help you and your loved ones make informed decisions about your health and are written by experts in the field of lung cancer from throughout the Country.

Comparative Effectiveness in Lung Cancer Management Time for Change Frederic W. Grannis Jr. M.D.

Complementary and Alternative Medicine Focus on Chinese Traditional Medicine Misha Ruth Cohen, OMD, L.Ac.

Detecting Lung Cancer with Chest Xrays  Dr.Charles White

The Diagnosis and Staging of Lung Cancer  Tze-Ming Chen, MD, George Horng, MD, Kevin Knopf, MD, Stephen Bunker, MD, Jacqueline Duffy, RN, and Peter Anastassiou, MD

Early Detection of Lung Cancer William C. “Bud” Pierce, MD, PhD

EML4-ALK: Newly Discovered Mutation Brings New Insights and New Potential Treatment  Howard “Jack” West, MD

Emotional Effects of Lung Cancer on Survivors and Their Spouses  Cindy L. Carmack, Ph.D., Associate Professor, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center

Epigenetic Therapy for Lung Cancer  John M. Wrangle MD, MPH

Facing Existential Issues Following a New Diagnosis of Lung Cancer   Rebecca Lehto, PhD, RN

How to Apply for Social Security Disability with Lung Cancer  Mollie Clarke, Writer for Social Security Disability Help.

It is Never Too Late to Quite Smoking – Lung Cancer Diagnosis Withstanding!  By Carol Southard, RN, MSN

Light in the Darkness, The Role of the Patient Navigator   Brenda Wilcox, RN, BSN, OCN

Lung Cancer, Again  Janet Healy

Lung Cancer in Never-Smokers  Heather Wakelee, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Medical Oncology Stanford, University Stanford Cancer Center

Lung Cancer Workshop – Progress Toward Translation Contributed by: Evi Bachrach Makovsky, Merel Grey Mountain, Kim Norris, Christie Pratt, Elda Railey and Deb Violette

The MAGRIT – (MAGE-A3 as Adjuvant Non-Small Cell LunG Cancer Immunotherapy)  Mathew Ninan, MD, FACS, FRCS(C/Th), FETCS, MSCI. Midsouth Regional Thoracic Center Memphis, Tennessee

Physical Activity and Lung Cancer Survivorship   Dr. Lee W. Jones is an Associate Professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology and Research Director of Cancer Survivorship at Duke University Medical Center.

Practical Implications Of The New Lung Cancer Staging System   Rodolfo E. Bordoni, MD

Smoking Cessation An Integral Part of Lung Cancer Treatment   Janine Cataldo, PhD, RN, as Assistant Professor, Department of Physiological Nursing at the University of California, San Francisco

Some observations and recommendations on the management of lung cancer patients with more than one tumor..   Frederic W. Grannis Jr. M.D., Clinical Professor of Thoracic Surgery, City of Hope National Medical Center

Stacked Stigma in the Lung Cancer Experience   Annemarie Conlon, MBA, LCSW

Tailoring Mindfulness-Based Therapies During Lung Cancer Treatment  Rebecca Lehto, PhD, RN

Targeting the Immune System to Treat Small Cell Lung Cancer   Alberto A. Chiappori, MD

The Truth About Lung Cancer, A Surgeon’s Perspective and Commentary   Jonathan Kiev, MD, Sibley Memorial Hospital, John Hopkins Medicine

Twice Betrayed Living with Lung Cancer and Dealing with Stigma   Susan Hedlund, MSW, LCSW

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