Palliative Care: The Untapped Potential in Your Lung Cancer Journey
Hope With Answers | Living With Lung Cancer
by Lung Cancer Foundation of America
2w ago
Palliative care is an approach that improves the quality of life of patients and their families facing life-threatening illness. A team of doctors, nurses, social workers, and other specialists work with a patient’s existing physicians to provide an extra layer of support and specialized care. Palliative care aims to alleviate suffering, nurture comfort, and promote understanding for people living with lung cancer. It is a holistic and compassionate care designed to relieve symptoms, pain, and stress. Guests Sherri Cervantez, MD, Director of Palliative Oncology, UT Health San Antonio MD Anders ..read more
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Superar el cáncer de pulmón: capacitar a los pacientes con conocimiento
Hope With Answers | Living With Lung Cancer
by Lung Cancer Foundation of America
1M ago
Cada año, alrededor de 6.000 hombres hispanos y 5.800 mujeres hispanas serán diagnosticados con cáncer de pulmón. El cáncer de pulmón es la principal causa de muerte por cáncer entre los hombres hispanos y la segunda causa entre las mujeres hispanas. Por eso la detección temprana es fundamental. El Dr. Jonathan Villena-Vargas, un reconocido experto en cáncer de pulmón, y Yovana María Portillo, una sobreviviente de cáncer de pulmón, se reúnen en este podcast informativo para compartir sus ideas y experiencias, ofreciendo esperanza y orientación a los pacientes y sus familias, en particular a aq ..read more
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The Caregiver's Compass: Guiding Lung Cancer Support
Hope With Answers | Living With Lung Cancer
by Lung Cancer Foundation of America
3M ago
Discover empowering strategies for lung cancer caregiving in the Hope with Answers podcast. Gain insights from experts and a survivor's story on balancing care with self-care. This episode is a must-watch for any caregiver seeking guidance, support, and the strength to navigate their vital role with grace and resilience. Guests: Jenni Daniel, BSN, RN - Life Coach for lung cancer survivors and their partners, helping them to navigate their cancer journey. Jenni owns and operates the MyNurse At Home, a cancer and life coach center.  Frank and Debbie McKenna, Lung Cancer survivor joined by h ..read more
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Decoding STK11 in Lung Cancer Therapy
Hope With Answers | Living With Lung Cancer
by Lung Cancer Foundation of America
3M ago
Explore the critical role of biomarker testing in lung cancer treatment with Dr. Salman Punekar, Medical Oncologist at NYU Langone Health. Specializing in early-phase clinical development, Dr. Punekar explains the function of the biomarker STK11, a newer discovery shaping approaches to non-small cell lung cancer therapies.  Guests Salman R. Punekar, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine of Medical Oncology at NYU Langone Health. Specialization in early-phase clinical development and translational research. Stephanie Williams, Lung Cancer survivor and clinical trial participant Show Notes ..read more
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ROS1 Positive Lung Cancer: Managing Resistance and Advancing Research
Hope With Answers | Living With Lung Cancer
by Lung Cancer Foundation of America
5M ago
In this Hope With Answers episode, host Diane Mulligan interviews Dr. Tejas Patil, an oncologist specializing in lung cancer, about ROS1-positive lung cancer. As Dr. Patil explains, "ROS1 is a type of mutation that we see in patients who have lung cancer. It's one of many but it's an important one because there is targeted treatments available to these patients that really are not like chemotherapy." A ROS1-positive lung cancer, also known as a ROS1 rearrangement in lung cancer, refers to any lung cancer that tests positive for a fusion in the ROS1 gene. ROS1 rearrangements occur in approximat ..read more
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You Don’t Look Like You Have Cancer
Hope With Answers | Living With Lung Cancer
by Lung Cancer Foundation of America
7M ago
This episode of Hope With Answers: Living with Lung Cancer Podcast tackles the common misperception that all cancer patients fit the stereotype of being older, frail, chain-smokers. 60% of people living with lung cancer are never-smokers – who work hard to convince others, including their primary care physician, that despite their rather “normal”, vibrant appearance, they face a devastating disease. Host Diane Mulligan opens the episode by asking “What does someone living with lung cancer look like?” She and co-host Jordan Sherman go on to make the point that in reality, anyone with lungs can ..read more
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The Importance of Lung Cancer Screening for Veterans
Hope With Answers | Living With Lung Cancer
by Lung Cancer Foundation of America
7M ago
Gain valuable insights into the critical importance of lung cancer screening for veterans in this enlightening episode of Hope With Answers Living With Lung Cancer. Explore the unique risks faced by those who have selflessly served our nation. Learn about the occupational hazards, such as asbestos exposure and burn pits, that contribute to the alarming rates of lung cancer among veterans. Delve into the benefits of low-dose CT scans, which can detect lung cancer at earlier stages, potentially leading to more effective treatment options. As LCFA’s Breath of Honor: Lung Cancer Screening for ..read more
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Donor-Led Lung Cancer Research Makes Living With Lung Cancer A Reality
Hope With Answers | Living With Lung Cancer
by Lung Cancer Foundation of America
8M ago
Immunotherapy has revolutionized the therapy landscape of non-small cell lung cancer, significantly prolonging the overall survival of advanced-stage patients. We hear from both doctors and patients about the importance of Immunotherapy research. Dr. Smith will discuss her research advancements, thanks to LCFA funding, and what needs to be done for research in the future. In this inspiring Hope With Answers: Living With Lung Cancer episode, host Diane Mulligan sits down with Lysa Buonanno, a remarkable individual who has defied the odds and thrived while living with lung cancer. Lysa's story s ..read more
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Donor-Driven Lung Cancer Research: Rocket Fuel for Increased Survival Rates
Hope With Answers | Living With Lung Cancer
by Lung Cancer Foundation of America
1y ago
Every donation made to LCFA impacts people living with lung cancer. In other words, the benefits that you, as an LCFA donor, have made in lung cancer research and education by supporting LCFA are significant and meaningful. Hear from Dr. Triparna Sen, a dedicated researcher in the field of lung cancer who demonstrates LCFA’s commitment to advancing the understanding and treatment of lung cancer. According to Dr. Sen, “With the progress of research, we are seeing a lot of more effective drugs entering the clinic. We have some really long-term survivors. We have five years, 10 years out survivor ..read more
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¿Cómo ayuda un navegador de pacientes a un paciente con cáncer de pulmón?
Hope With Answers | Living With Lung Cancer
by Lung Cancer Foundation of America
1y ago
Los navegadores de pacientes pueden ayudar a entender sus opciones de tratamiento para el cáncer de pulmón Un navegador de pacientes ayuda a los pacientes a entender sus opciones de tratamiento para el cáncer de pulmón y la importancia de las últimas investigaciones y ensayos clínicos. Esto incluye asistir al paciente a través de la detección, el diagnóstico, el tratamiento y el seguimiento del cáncer de pulmón. INVITADOS: Estelamari Rodríguez, co-directora de oncología médica torácica en el Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center de la Universidad de MiamiGrisel Fernández-Vega Martínez, enferme ..read more
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