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Improving Clinical Trials Through Clinician, Patient Use of Social Media

By DR Camidge Posted: March 1, 2019 The National Cancer Institute featured a workshop in June 2018 titled “At the Crossroads of Social Media and Clinical...

Nursing Care’s Technological Patient-Care Transformation

By John McPhelim, RN, BSc (Hons) Posted: March 1, 2019 Nursing—particularly communication—in lung cancer care is transforming as a result of the innovative use of supportive...

After the Consultation: Social Media, Inter-Patient Communication, and Clinical Trials

By D. R. Camidge Posted: October 2018 Between March 2017 and April 2018, nearly 20,000 new members signed up for the Lung Cancer Survivors Support...

Motivated, Engaged, and Organized: The New Molecular Cohorts of Lung Cancer

By D.R. Camidge Posted: June 2018 Just as physicians and scientists no longer treat lung cancer as a single disease because of molecular distinctions, patient advocacy...

The Lung Cancer Research Foundation and Free to Breathe Merge to Fight Lung Cancer

Posted: December 2017 Effective September 30, 2017, the Lung Cancer Research Foundation and Free to Breathe have merged organizations, with the goal of closing the...

Lung Cancer Awareness Month Gathers Support and Momentum in Its Second Year

By Keightley Amen, BA, ELS Posted: December 2017 While many people remain unaware of the advancements in the field of lung cancer and research spending still...

Advocating for Inclusion of the Patient’s Voice

By Lori L. Alexander, MTPW, ELS, MWC Posted: December 2017 Since 2006, the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation (ALCF) has brought together a diverse group...

Second Annual Lung Cancer Awareness Month to Publicize Research Advances and Hope

By Keightley Amen, BA, ELS Posted: October 2017 This November, survivors around the world will celebrate the second annual Lung Cancer Awareness Month (LCAM) Consortium. Together,...

Ellen V. Sigal, PhD: Leading the Cancer Research Advocacy Community

By Lori Alexander, MTPW, ELS, MWC® Ellen Sigal’s unsurpassed passion for cancer research advocacy was ignited 30 years ago after the devastating loss of her...

Profile of Advocacy: Shanghai Cancer Recovery Club

IASLC Lung Cancer News is pleased to present the following Q&A with the staff of Shanghai Cancer Recovery Club, an organization in Shanghai, China,...

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