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CURE’s lung cancer page is an extensive resource of cancer information featuring the latest lung cancer news, expert oncologist insights on the latest cancer treatments, oncology research, advocacy efforts, and medical data on lung cancer.

It's a Great Day to Thrive

November 24th 2019

New therapies approved following innovative research are increasing survival rates for patients with advanced lung cancer.

Living with Lung Cancer: The Silver Linings

November 23rd 2019

How a cancer diagnosis leaves one woman feeling humbled.

Everyone Deserves Quality Care in Lung Cancer

November 22nd 2019

Disparities in lung cancer care must be closed to improve patient outcomes.

Listen to Your Body

November 22nd 2019

The keynote speaker at the CURE® Patient-Focused Sessions at the Annual New York Lung Cancers Symposium® heeded warning signs and urges others to do the same.

Combining Forces in Small Cell Lung Cancer

November 22nd 2019

Researchers combine therapies in clinical trials to find the best match for patients with small cell lung cancer.

Where You "Belong"

November 20th 2019

An aptly named app brings community to patients and caregivers around the world.

Friday Frontline: Cancer Updates, Research and Education on November 15, 2019

November 15th 2019

From the latest report on the “State of Lung Cancer” to NASA-style workouts for patients with cancer, here’s what is making headlines in the cancer space this week.

Foods That Can Lower Lung Cancer Risk

November 15th 2019

Researchers have discovered that a diet rich in fiber and yogurt may protect against lung cancer.

Lung Cancer Awareness Month: What You Need to Know

November 11th 2019

For Lung Cancer Awareness Month, here’s a round-up of the latest news and updates in this disease space.

Friday Frontline: Cancer Updates, Research and Education on November 1, 2019

November 1st 2019

From a palliative care bill clearing the House to a Washington Redskins player revealing a cancer diagnosis, here’s what is making headlines in the cancer space this week.

Remembering the Life and Legacy of Valerie Harper

September 5th 2019

After a 10-year battle with cancer, the beloved actress, wife, mother and advocate passed away at 80.

From Brave To Fearless: How Volunteering In Peru Shifted My Cancer Perspective

September 4th 2019

Traveling helped me remove myself from the storyline of cancer and reconnect with the world around me.

CURE New Issue Alert: Summer 2019

August 28th 2019

Here’s a sneak peek at what’s inside our Summer 2019 issue.

Breaking Down the E-Cigarette Epidemic

August 28th 2019

The American Lung Association’s chief medical officer discusses e-cigarette use and answers common questions surrounding this increasing epidemic.

World Lung Cancer Day 2019: Facts & Figures

August 1st 2019

The earlier lung cancer is detected, the better chance a person has of surviving the disease. Knowing the risk factors and statistics will help you to understand how you can minimize your possibility of developing the disease.

A Born Navigator in Oncology Care

July 28th 2019

Sometimes in life, we are fortunate enough to meet an individual who inspires us, motivating us to be our best. I was fortunate to meet Valerie “Val” Betancourt, M.S.N., RN, NP-C, OCN, over 20 years ago. Little did I know this was going to be the beginning of a wonderful friendship.

Friday Frontline: Cancer Updates, Research and Education on July 26, 2019

July 26th 2019

From landmark Senate legislation to the Pink Lemonade Stand Challenge, here’s what is making headlines in the cancer space this week.

GO2 Foundation for Lung Cancer Honors Solange Peters, MD, PhD with the 2019 Bonnie J. Addario Lectureship Award

July 25th 2019

GO2 Foundation will recognize Prof. Peters at the 20th International Lung Cancer Congress for her leadership in lung cancer research.

GO2 Foundation for Lung Cancer Honors Solange Peters, MD, PhD with the 2019 Bonnie J. Addario Lectureship Award

July 25th 2019

GO2 Foundation will recognize Prof. Peters at the 20th International Lung Cancer Congress for her leadership in lung cancer research.

Walking Away from a Burning Car

July 23rd 2019

First-in-Class Drug Preserves Blood Counts During Chemotherapy for Lung Cancer

July 23rd 2019

Given with each dose of chemotherapy, trilaciclib temporarily puts bone marrow to sleep, helping to prevent fevers, infections and hospital stays in patients with small cell lung cancer.

Healing Patients with Cancer on Small and Large Scales

July 20th 2019

Nominee for CURE®’s 2019 Extraordinary Healer® award, oncology nurse Megan Roy’s insight is valued and trusted by both patients and her team, making care processes smooth no matter whether she worked directly with patients or not.

Friday Frontline: July 19, 2019

July 19th 2019

From today’s top performers and athletes to surprising findings about prostate cancer treatment, here’s what is making headlines in the cancer space this week.

A Trial for Every Patient and a Patient for Every Trial

July 15th 2019

One expert weighs the benefits and drawbacks of expanding clinical trials to be more inclusive and reflective of the general patient population with cancer.

Lung Cancer Stigmas Affect Patients Psychosocially, Lead to Worse Health Outcomes

July 5th 2019

Studies show that the social stigma can actually affect a patient’s level of care and lead to worse health outcomes.

Tumor Mutation Burden May Be Predictive of Depression in Patients With Lung Cancer

July 3rd 2019

Tumor mutation burden may be an independent predictor of developing depression in patients with lung cancer, according to Dr. Daniel McFarland.

Telemedicine: A Growing Opportunity in Oncology

June 28th 2019

The growing use of telecommunication and technology to provide health care – or telemedicine – offers many advantages, but also comes with challenges, says one expert.

Addition of Trilaciclib May Mitigate Myelosuppression in Patients With Small Cell Lung Cancer

June 28th 2019

Trilaciclib, an intravenous CDK 4/6 inhibitor, in combination with Hycamtin may reduce chemotherapy-induced myelosuppression in small cell lung cancer, according to one expert.

Friday Frontline: June 21, 2019

June 21st 2019

From cancer-sniffing dogs to music therapy for pain, here’s what is making headlines in the cancer space this week.

FDA Approves Keytruda for Metastatic Small Cell Lung Cancer

June 18th 2019

The Food and Drug Administration approved Keytruda for the treatment of patients with metastatic small cell lung cancer.