Lung Cancer

Bringing Together the Lung Cancer Community

October 22nd 2020, 3:00pm


In this episode of the “CURE Talks Cancer” podcast, we looked back on CURE’s Lung Cancer Heroes event and recognized each winner that helps bring together the lung cancer community to raise awareness.

THE LIVING ROOM: A Lung Cancer Community of Courage

October 16th 2020, 3:03pm


Bonnie Addario, our co-founder, board chair, survivor, and inspiration for thousands of patients here and around the world, shares the powerful stories of lung cancer patients and how they found ways to survive – and thrive -- in her book, The Living Room.

CURE®’s Inaugural Lung Cancer Heroes Program Honors Several Individuals Who Have Dedicated Their Lives and Careers to Improving Care for Patients

October 16th 2020, 1:00pm


Two physicians, a nurse and a patient advocate were honored during CURE®’s first ever Lung Cancer Heroes program.

Dealing with the Isolation of Cancer Treatment

October 5th 2020, 9:00pm


Larry Whipple had to travel 1,500 miles from his hometown for a second opinion after he was diagnosed with advanced lung cancer, but through the course of his treatment he had to remain in isolation to avoid further illness.

Experimental Treatment Shows Promise for Certain Cases of Advanced NSCLC

September 23rd 2020, 9:00pm


There is no approved treatment that targets the KRAS p.G12C mutation that drives some cancers like non-small cell lung cancer. But a recent study shows how the experimental drug sotorasib sparked responses in some patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer that harbored the mutation.

CURE Media Group Announces Winners of the Inaugural 2020 Lung Cancer Heroes™ Awards

September 22nd 2020, 3:30pm


Four exceptional heroes will be honored along with the Lifetime Achievement award winner, who has provided a significant impact in the lung cancer community.

Adding Immunotherapy to Radiotherapy Increases Survival in Patients with Brain Metastases

September 16th 2020, 9:00pm


The addition of immunotherapy to radiotherapy increased the overall survival of patients with cancer who developed brain metastases, according to new research.

Friday Frontline: Actress Dame Dianna Rigg Dies of Lung Cancer, Video of Health Insurance Dispute Between a Cancer Survivor and Senate Staffer Goes Viral, and More

September 11th 2020, 3:00pm


From the passing of famed Game of Thrones actress Dame Dianna Rigg after a lung cancer diagnosis to the recording of a confrontational call between a three-time cancer survivor and her senator’s staffer, here’s what’s happening in the cancer headlines this week.

‘Trust, But Verify’: How a Cancer Survivor Became His Own Best Advocate

September 10th 2020, 3:00pm


This week on the “CURE Talks Cancer” podcast, we spoke with Larry Whipple — a lung cancer survivor who became his own best advocate — about how his insistence on the best care led to results he could only dream of, and how other patients with cancer can take an active role in their own care, too.

Personalized Medicine, Genetic Testing Could Shape the Future of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

September 9th 2020, 6:00pm


Dr. Nathan A. Pennell discusses the key genetic markers for treating patients with non-small cell lung cancer with targeted therapies.