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Age, Other Health Factors Can Play a Role in Cancer Treatment Decisions

September 23rd 2021, 9:00pm

Article

The prescription of systemic cancer therapies varies based on a patient’s age, comorbidities, cancer stage and other variables, according to recent research.

Resources and Tools for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

September 23rd 2021, 12:03pm

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Ms. Addario, lung cancer survivor, encourages patients with non-small cell lung cancer to use all the resources and tools that are available to them.

Advocacy and Education for Biomarker Testing in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

September 23rd 2021, 12:02pm

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Ms. Addario shares the promising hope for patients with lung cancer and describes the steps in the process of biomarker testing for patients with lung cancer.

Treatment Targets in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

September 23rd 2021, 12:01pm

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Treating patients with lung cancer by identifying specific biomarkers to use the correct combination therapy and what it means for a biomarker to be actionable.

Medicare Eligibility May Be Associated With More Cancer Diagnoses

September 16th 2021, 9:00pm

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The eligible age of 65 years for Medicare may be discouraging patients from getting screenings and tests as they wait for more health coverage.

FDA Approves Exkivity as First Oral Therapy for Lung Cancer Subset

September 15th 2021, 9:29pm

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The FDA’s approval of Exkivity marks the first approved oral therapy for this subgroup of patients with non-small cell lung cancer.

Immunotherapy Offers Certain Patients With Small Cell Lung Cancer A ‘Ray of Hope’, Expert Says

September 15th 2021, 7:00pm

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Although immunotherapy has provided patients with small cell lung cancer with a “light at the end of the tunnel,” an expert from City of Hope argues more research is needed.

After The Dust Settled: Retired NYC Firefighter Remembers 9/11 After Lung Cancer Journey

September 11th 2021, 3:30pm

Podcast

A retired New York City firefighter recalls his return to the city he once served for more than three decades on the day prior to the 9/11 terrorist attacks and all that followed, including his several bouts with lung cancer years after the dust had settled.

Retired New York City Firefighter Shares His 9/11 Story: ‘Everybody Played a Role That Day’

September 10th 2021, 5:00pm

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Retired FDNY firefighter and lung cancer survivor Jerry Sanford spoke about how he helped the rescue efforts following the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks in New York City.

‘The Clock Has Not Stopped Running’ on 9/11-Related Cancer Incidence 20 Years Later

September 9th 2021, 7:00pm

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The impact from 9/11 continues to this day, including the increased risk for cancer in first responders and survivors who inhaled the toxins contained in the air around ground zero.