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Content tagged with Lung cancer
posted in February 2013
Male Patient With a History of Lung Cancer Presents With Cough & Dyspnea
Quick Quiz  
2/25/2013   4 comments
Mr. C is a 71-year-old male who has a long history of smoking. He recently had some cardiac issues that were resolved, but upon a chest x-ray and follow-up CT of the chest, a 5cm left hilar mass was found. It was biopsied via bronchoscopy, and pathology confirmed squamous cell carcinoma, EGFR-negative and ALK-negative. Mr. C agreed to and completed concurrent chemotherapy and radiation and now complains of a frequent, nonproductive cough unresponsive to antitussive treatment.
The Uncertainty in Lung Cancer
Tami Borneman  
2/20/2013   13 comments
Tami Borneman shares her experience as a support group educator for those patients and their caregivers coping with lung cancer.
Study Finds Donating Smokers' Lungs for Transplant Safe for Recipients
Michelle Bragazzi  
2/19/2013   10 comments
Community Editor Michelle Bragazzi shares some surprising news regarding the transplant of smokers' lungs.




Webinar Series
Tuesday, October 29, 2013 12:00 PM EDT
Archived

Presented by Ellen T. Matloff, MS, CGC , this webinar will highlight:

  • How to determine which patients require genetic counseling
  • How to help prepare your patients for the genetic counseling process
  • Testing options that are now available
  • How you can utilize this data in managing your patients and their family members

Participants will also be able to ask questions during a live question and answer period with speaker Ellen T. Matloff, MS, CGC .

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 12:00 PM EDT
Wednesday, June 26, 2013 12:00 PM EDT
Wednesday, April 10, 2013 12:00 PM EDT
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FDA Approves Onivyde for Advanced Pancreatic Cancer
Marijke Vroomen Durning, RN,
10/27/2015  3
On October 22, 2015, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Onivyde (irinotecan liposome injection, Merrimack Pharmaceuticals, Inc.), in combination with fluorouracil ...
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