World Conference on Lung Cancer Shares New Treatment Findings

By Rachel Ernst |

The World Conference on Lung Cancer took place virtually on Sept. 8-14 and addressed new research findings and potential treatment options.

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Immunotherapy drugs for mesothelioma treatment shared at World Conference on Lung Cancer.

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When It’s Time To Talk To Your Doctor About Lung Cancer

By Rachel Ernst |

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Where Does Your Lung Cancer Donation Go?

By Rachel Ernst |

Finding organizations and sending donations is relatively easy. Once the payment has been sent, where does it go? Monetary gifts to lung cancer organizations serve a wide range of purposes, from research to education and advocacy.

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The Best Ways to Donate to Lung Cancer Research

By Rachel Ernst |

Each November, researchers, lung cancer patients, and people across the world share knowledge and raise awareness about one of the most common types of cancer. Lung cancer accounts for nearly 2 million deaths worldwide each year. Supporters donate to lung cancer research to help improve treatment options, prevent new cases, and end lung cancer.

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5 Ways to Move on After Family Member’s Death

By Destiny Bezrutczyk |

Losing a loved one to cancer can be as traumatic as it is unexpected. The grieving process can’t be rushed or skipped. Keep reading to learn 5 ways to move on after a family member’s death.

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Adjuvant Immunotherapy Atezolizumab Approved for Lung Cancer

By Rachel Ernst |

The FDA has granted approval for atezolizumab as adjuvant immunotherapy for non-small cell lung cancer treatment. Atezolizumab is the first immunotherapy drug to be approved by the FDA for use as an adjuvant indication.

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Lung Cancer Awareness Month – How to Show Your Support

By Morgan Barnhardt |

Every year, the month of November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. Bringing awareness to this cancer is vital for finding a cure. Find out ways you can help support those with lung cancer and their advocates.

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Is Asbestosis a Type of Lung Cancer?

By Rachel Ernst |

Asbestosis is a disease affecting the lungs and respiratory tract. The disease has the same cause as certain cancers, like mesothelioma, but asbestosis is not considered lung cancer.

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Emergency Nurses Day 2021

By Will Coyle |

A day to recognize and honor ER nurses across the nation for their hard work and dedication.

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Immunotherapy drugs for mesothelioma treatment shared at World Conference on Lung Cancer.

World Conference on Lung Cancer Shares New Treatment Findings

By Rachel Ernst |

The World Conference on Lung Cancer took place virtually on Sept. 8-14. The conference addressed new research findings and potential treatment options as well as welcomed new strategies to build on the success of the recent lung cancer treatment transformation.

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5 Tips for Healthy Lung Month

By Morgan Barnhardt |

The month of October is dedicated to keeping our lungs healthy. Every year, health care advocates strive for ways to keep every community's lungs healthy. There are plenty of tips and tricks to breathe easier. Our top 5 include: not smoking or vaping, preventing exposure to pollutants, protecting your health during flu season, visiting your doctor regularly, and physical activity.

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Project Supervisors Admit to Blatant Negligence of Asbestos Regulations

By Jennifer Verta |

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Is Mesothelioma a Lung Cancer?

By Destiny Bezrutczyk |

Mesotheliomas are a rare type of cancer caused by asbestos exposure. They can grow in the lining of the abdominal cavity, around the heart, and the lining surrounding the lungs. Too, exposure can cause lung cancer. The nearness of these cancerous growths and similarity in symptoms may lead people to question if mesothelioma is a type of lung cancer.

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COVID-19 has created new problems in health care for people with cancer and survivors. Old risks have also returned for missed cancer diagnoses.

COVID-19 Problems for Cancer Patients

By Destiny Bezrutczyk |

COVID-19 has created new problems in health care for people with cancer and survivors. Old risks have also returned for missed cancer diagnoses.

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The Link Between Vape Pens and Lung Disease

By Destiny Bezrutczyk |

Vape pens and e-cigarettes are devices for inhaling aerosols with nicotine, flavors, THC, and/or other chemicals. Use has been linked to lung disease.

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