Weekly news updates are currently posted on the Internet site and sent out via e-blast to provide up-to-date information on what has been covered in the news regarding lung cancer in the previous week. Topics include all stories related to lung cancer as well as personal stories and events.
Week ending March 23, 2015
“Sydney researchers who have developed a device to improve treatment for lung cancer have received federal government funding to commercialise their invention.”
“Rob Miscia, a 49-year-old DPW worker, got the shock of a lifetime last fall when he was diagnosed with lung cancer, specifically squamous cell carcinoma.”
SACRAMENTO (CBS SF) — “A team of doctors at the University of California, Davis Cancer Center in Sacramento live-tweeted Thursday as they removed a cancerous tumor from a Northern California woman’s lungs.”
“Kaiser Permanente is participating in two very large clinical trials that are being carried out nationwide in an effort to improve lung cancer treatment by linking a patient’s genetic profile to his or her response to specific drugs.”
“Lung and bronchus cancers rank third among the world’s more common types of cancers, according to the latest Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which analyzed cancer occurrences and survival in the United States. Lung and bronchus cancers ranked on the list just under prostate and female breast cancers.”
Upstage Lung Cancer’s Sing Out! Youth Music Festival returns on Sunday, March 22.
“On March 22 at 2 p.m., talented vocal and instrumental student musicians will join forces to participate in Upstage Lung Cancer’s (ULC) Sing Out! Youth Music Festival, to benefit youth lung cancer awareness, research and treatments.”