Lung Cancer | Tumor

Navigating Both Cancer and a Viral Pandemic Is a Difficult Balancing Act

November 25th 2020, 2:00pm


Living with cancer is not dissimilar to the challenges the COVID-19 pandemic is presenting all of us, but living with cancer during this pandemic is a challenge all to itself, a tough balancing out to pull off.

Rare Genetic Changes Can Make a Big Difference in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Survival

November 24th 2020, 7:00pm


Drugs that target certain gene mutations are improving survival rates for patients with lung cancer.

New Drug Combinations Are Helping Patients With Mesothelioma Live Longer

November 24th 2020, 2:00pm


Patients with mesothelioma are living longer thanks to new drug combinations – including the first FDA-approved regimen in 15 years.

Increased Importance: Rare Genomic Alterations in Lung Cancer

November 23rd 2020, 10:00pm


As our understanding of lung cancer broadens, experts are now looking to rare genomic alterations that lead to aggressive lung cancer.

Patients With Lung Cancer Should Be Cautious, But Not Fearful of COVID-19

November 19th 2020, 7:00pm


Patients with lung cancer should take all recommended precautions against COVID-19, but they must also keep up with their cancer care, doctors advise.

All Are Welcome: A Real-Life Lung Cancer 'Living Room'

November 18th 2020, 4:00pm


Bonnie Addario, a 16-year lung cancer survivor, shares a message of hope and invites you to ‘The Living Room.’

How The Community Can Help Combat Access to Lung Cancer Screening, Care Issues

November 18th 2020, 2:00pm


CURE® spoke with Dr. David Cooke, on behalf of the American Lung Association, on addressing racial disparities in lung cancer screening and care.

Racial and Other Disparities Persist Among Patients with Extensive-Stage Small Cell Lung Cancer

November 16th 2020, 10:00pm


Among patients with extensive-stage small cell lung cancer, several groups were found to receive chemotherapy less often compared with White patients. They included Black, older and uninsured patients as well as those with nonprivate health insurance.

Health Care Costs Should Not Compromise Cancer Care

November 11th 2020, 5:00pm


The cost of cancer care is often an insurmountable challenge for many patients, in particular patients with lung cancer. Many of whom will die because they cannot afford treatment. Health care costs must not compromise care.

Newly Diagnosed? Rely on ‘Research and Hope’, Says Doctor Turned Patient With Cancer

November 11th 2020, 2:00pm


Doctor turned patient with cancer, Dr. Dan Tran, discusses how research and new medicine can help your hang onto hope during the cancer journey.