The ‘Ross-Wonders’, Cancer’s New Superheroes


You’ve likely never heard the story of how three young women, who call themselves “ROS1ders” from a rare form of lung cancer they share, may be turning the nation’s 46-year-old war on cancer on its head. The women were diagnosed with a gene mutation called a ROS1 fusion. Read more here

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

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


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Day 10: Brendon Stiles, MD. “Even a diagnosis of advanced lung cancer is not a death sentence.”


PROFILES IN LUNG CANCER Lung Cancer Awareness Month 2015 Day 10: Brendon Stiles, MD, Health Care Provider “Even a diagnosis of advanced lung cancer is not a death sentence.” Twitter handle: @BrendonStilesMD Who is Brendon Stiles? Tell us a little bit about yourself. Ten years ago, I lost my father to lung cancer. After training … Continue reading Day 10: Brendon Stiles, MD. “Even a diagnosis of advanced lung cancer is not a death sentence.”

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