Lung

Advocacy in Action: National Lung Cancer Partnership
Oct
29
2012

Regina Vidaver, PhD (Executive Director, National Lung Cancer Partnership) and Joan Schiller, MD, PhD (President, National Lung Cancer Partnership) talk about the mission of the organization and the role it is playing in educating patients about tissue collection and biomarker testing.  For more information visit:  National Lung Cancer Partnership Advocacy in Action at the 2012 […]

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Advocacy in Action: The Role of Advocates in Patient Education for Biomarker Testing
Oct
29
2012

Advocacy in Action sits down with several doctors and advocates to discuss the role the advocacy community can play in helping to educate patients about the importance of biomarker testing and tissue collection in the treatment of lung cancer. Featuring: Suresh Ramalingham, Ramesh Rengan, Joan Schiller, Lecia Sequist, Regina Vidaver and Scott Santarella Advocacy in […]

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Advocate in Action: Scott Santarella – The Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation
Oct
29
2012

Scott Santarella President and CEO of The Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation discusses the work of the foundation as well as their subsidiary organization, Jill’s Legacy. Advocacy in Action at the 2012 Multidisciplinary Symposium in Thoracic Oncology was made possible, in part, by: VIDEO TRANSCRIPT Selma Schimmel, Founder & CEO, Vital Options International This […]

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Advocacy in Action: Understanding Biomarker Testing for Lung Cancer
Oct
29
2012

Two lung cancer advocates, Scott Santarella (President & CEO, Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation) and Regina Vidaver, PhD (National Lung Cancer Partnership) discuss personalized medicine, biomarker testing and what patients need to know about this process. Advocacy in Action at the 2012 Multidisciplinary Symposium in Thoracic Oncology was made possible, in part, by: VIDEO […]

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Patti Palmer, RN, MS, AOCNS: The Role of Oncology Nurse in Lung Cancer
Oct
28
2012

Patti Palmer discusses her work as an oncology nurse, spanning almost four decades. Patrica Palmer RN, MS, AOCNS is a clinical nurse specialist in oncology and stem cell transplantation, has won top honors from the California Association of Public Hospitals (CAPH) and the California Health Care Safety Net Institute for a quality improvement project she […]

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Advocacy in Action: The Issue Is the Tissue
Oct
28
2012

Advocacy in Action talks with several doctors and advocates at the 2012 Multidisciplinary Symposium in Thoracic Oncology to discuss the issue of tissue collection and sharing for molecular testing.  This topic has come to the forefront with all of the new advances in lung cancer. Featuring:  Fred Hisrsh, Suresh Ramalingham, Lecia Sequist, Joan Schiller, Silvia […]

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Daniel Christoph, MD, PhD: A Global Perspective on Lung Cancer Research
Oct
26
2012

Dr. Christoph discusses his current research at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus in Dr. Fred Hirsch’s laboratory.  He also gives his take on the differences in health care and research between the United States and Europe. Dr. Daniel Christoph received his medical degree from the Ruhr-University of Bochum, Germany, in 2006.  Currently he […]

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David Ball, MD: Data Highlights from the 2012 Multidisciplinary Symposium in Thoracic Oncology
Oct
26
2012

Dr. Ball discusses data highlights from the 2012 Multidisciplinary Symposium in Thoracic Oncology, including some promising data for small cell lung cancer patients. Professor David Ball MB BS, MD, FRANZCR: Associate Professor David Ball graduated in medicine from the University of Adelaide in 1971 and subsequently received the degree of Doctor of Medicine in 2001 […]

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Paul Bunn, MD: Highlights From the 2012 Multidisciplinary Symposium Thoracic Oncology
Oct
25
2012

Dr. Bunn discusses clinical updates in lung cancer from the 2012 Multidisciplinary Symposium in Thoracic Oncology as well as a preview of the 2013 World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC) being held in Sydney. Paul A. Bunn, Jr. MD is the Executive Director of IASLC and Professor of Medical Oncology at the University of Colorado, […]

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Advocate in Action: Sylvia Novello – Women Against Lung Cancer in Europe (WALCE)
Oct
25
2012

Dr. Silvia Novello discusses her advocacy work with WALCE — Women Against Lung Cancer in Europe. Silvia Novello, MD, PhD, is an assistant professor in the thoracic oncology unit at San Luigi Hospital in Orbassano, Italy, part of the University of Turin. Her research interests include thoracic malignancies, gender differences in lung cancer, development of […]

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