A veteran’s journey through lung cancer
“Jake White, an Army veteran who recently battled lung cancer, is living proof of the vital role that cancer screening and early detection plays in saving lives. White’s 40-year smoking history, coupled with a family history of cancer, prompted his Veterans Administration health care provider to recommend regular CT scans of his lungs. This proactive approach proved instrumental in diagnosing his illness at a treatable stage.”

Lung Cancer Survivor Tells Patients ‘Stay Positive, Put Yourself in Good Hands’
“Diane Messick, a three-time lung cancer survivor, understands very well the importance of optimism and trust while navigating a cancer journey, particularly one that entails multiple instances of disease.”

Grateful Patient Survives Lung Cancer Due to Early Detection
““UConn is my hospital of choice, and I cannot say enough about Dr. Ibrahim and his team.” – Chris Ambrose
Chris Ambrose says smoking was the worst mistake of his life, but he is grateful that he has survived lung cancer twice because of early detection and screening.”

Discoverers of Groundbreaking New Lung Cancer Treatment Honored as Heroes in Drug Discovery
November 2023 – “Drew University students and faculty recently attended a lecture by Dr. Sheri Moores and Dr. Sylvie Laquerre describing the development of Amivantamab, a revolutionary new treatment for lung cancer.”

Lung Cancer Treatment Research Enters a New Era
“Better outcomes were achieved with combinations of experimental new drugs targeting common and rare tumour mutations.”

UPMC physician: Don’t let cancer take your breath away
“There are many things from everyday life that people take for granted – their loved ones, electricity, access to nature, and even breathing. November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month, and it’s important to learn about the ways in which you can reduce your chances of developing the disease.”

Genome study unveils genetic ties between cannabis use disorder and lung cancer risk
“In a recent study published in Nature Genetics, researchers conducted a genome-wide association study (GWAS) to gain novel insights into the pathophysiology of cannabis use disorder and public health concerns associated with the disorder.”

New study shows bivalent COVID-19 booster increases antibody response in lung cancer patients
“In a recent study published in npj Vaccines, researchers reported that severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) BA.5 bivalent booster dose enhanced neutralization of Omicron XBB (sub)variants in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients.”

Immunotherapy drug shows promise for treating non-small cell lung cancer
“A new study is reporting on the benefits of an immune checkpoint inhibitor drug in treating the most common form of lung cancer.”


Health News You Can Use: Precision Oncology for Lung Cancer
“According to the American Cancer Society, lung cancer is the second most common cancer in both men and women in the U.S. Saint Luke’s screens over 2,000 patients yearly for lung cancer and has a unique Center for Precision Oncology to help patients through their cancer diagnosis.”

“Lung Cancer Is a Really Sneaky Beast”: Why patients need to remain vigilant with scans, even while dealing with “scanxiety.”
“As part of its Speaking Out® video series, CURE® spoke with Dusty Joy Donaldson of LiveLung/The Dusty Joy Foundation and Lung Cancer Action Network about her lung cancer journey and the importance of scans.”

Dr Mark Socinski Discusses the Impacts of Immunotherapy on Lung Cancer Outcomes
“Mark A. Socinski, MD, executive director at AdventHealth Cancer Institute, discussed the impacts of immunotherapy on outcomes for certain patients with non–small cell lung cancer.”