NCI & #LCSM Chat present a Google Hangout on Air 11/19 at 2pm ET: “Changing Landscape of Lung Cancer Research & Treatment”


Last year in November, The National Cancer Institute (NCI) and #LCSM Chat worked together to conduct a Twitter chat on precision medicine in lung cancer treatment.  This year, we’ve taken our collaboration a step further to create a highly engaging, interactive online event. …continue reading…

Profiles in Lung Cancer — Day 15, Dr. Lucy Kalanithi


PROFILES IN LUNG CANCER – DAY 15 Lung Cancer Awareness Month 2015 Dr. Lucy Kalanithi, Lung cancer advocate and former caregiver “Lung cancer happened to Paul, but it’s something we did together.” Twitter handle:@rocketgirlmd Who are you? — I am Paul Kalanithi’s widow, I’m a doctor, and I’m Cady’s mom. My husband was Paul Kalanithi, … Continue reading Profiles in Lung Cancer — Day 15, Dr. Lucy Kalanithi

Just Breathing for Liz Fundraiser!! Thank you!!


Originally posted on from lizzie's lungs:
I want to say a HUGE thank you to all those who were involved in Thursday night’s event! My good friend, Sarah Millar, hosted a “Piloxing and Silent Auction” fundraiser to support myself and the thousands of other Canadians diagnosed with Lung Cancer every year. I can’t say…

Profiles in Lung Cancer – Day 14: Anne-Marie Baird, PhD “Lung cancer can affect anyone, anywhere”


PROFILES IN LUNG CANCER – DAY 14 Lung Cancer Awareness Month 2015 Dr Anne-Marie Baird, Lung Cancer Researcher and Advocate “Lung cancer can affect anyone, anywhere.” Twitter handle: @BairdAM What is your connection with lung cancer? Both my grandmother and aunt died from the disease. My aunt died while I was researching lung cancer at … Continue reading Profiles in Lung Cancer – Day 14: Anne-Marie Baird, PhD “Lung cancer can affect anyone, anywhere”

Living Scan to Scan (and trying not to)


There’s another LC survivor who’s catch phrase is “make the play now, cry later.” It was a lesson she learned in softball that she applied to LC. I think most of us who have been handed a diagnosis like this and are still around to tell the tale have invoked this approach to some extent. … Continue reading Living Scan to Scan (and trying not to)