Two Colorado studies find resistance mechanisms in ALK+ and ROS1+ cancers


“A University of Colorado Cancer Center study published today in the journal Clinical Cancer Research provides an in-depth look at how these ALK+ and ROS1+ cancers evolve to resist treatment. A second study demonstrates the ability to identify these changes in patient blood samples, perhaps easing the ability to monitor patients for these changes that … Continue reading Two Colorado studies find resistance mechanisms in ALK+ and ROS1+ cancers

Profiles in Lung Cancer – Day 21: Dr. Ross Camidge “Progress will come from changing the way we think about cancer”


PROFILES IN LUNG CANCER Lung Cancer Awareness Month 2015 D. Ross Camidge, MD, PhD  “Progress will come from changing the way we think about cancer” Director of the Thoracic Oncology Clinical and Clinical Research Programs, University of Colorado I am incredibly fortunate to have Dr. Ross Camidge as my lung cancer oncologist, clinical trial researcher, advocacy … Continue reading Profiles in Lung Cancer – Day 21: Dr. Ross Camidge “Progress will come from changing the way we think about cancer”

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”