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2014-07-10 08:26:11

Tenacious Lung Cancer Survivor Fights for Her Life and the Lives of Others WASHINGTON, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- LUNGevity Foundation announces Bonnie J. Addario, a tenacious lung cancer survivor and advocate, as the July LUNGevity Hero for her work in raising awareness of the disease and funds for lifesaving lung cancer research, especially for early detection methods. In late 2003, Bonnie saw her primary care physician and a neurosurgeon about sharp pain on the left side of...

2014-07-09 08:27:52

VANCOUVER, British Columbia and MENLO PARK, Calif., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DelMar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCQB: DMPI) ("DelMar") announced today that the company has been awarded a non-refundable financial contribution of up to CDN$194,000 from the National Research Council of Canada's Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP). The research funded by this award will be conducted in collaboration with the University of British Columbia, the Vancouver Prostate Centre and...

2014-07-08 12:28:50

TORONTO, July 8, 2014 /CNW/ - Up and coming Toronto-based singer/songwriter Joseph Neale, a lung cancer survivor, is breathing new life into his music career, and helping Toronto East General Hospital while he is at it. In a unique fundraising campaign, Joseph is inviting Canadians to join him as he raises funds towards his new album while at the same time supporting Toronto East General, where he had his life saving surgery. Joseph was about to launch his music career when he...

2014-07-07 23:05:15

Researchers say some patients on the popular mesothelioma drug, pemetrexed, may be able to avoid the risks and discomfort of lung fluid evacuation. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 A new Danish study suggests that the practice of draining off lung fluid to avoid pemetrexed (Alimta) toxicity may not be necessary for all patients. Surviving Mesothelioma has just posted details of the new study for mesothelioma patients and their families. Click here to read it now. Researchers at the...

2014-07-03 12:23:38

TGEN Lung cancer patients could especially benefit from new ‘QTA’ technique Lung cancer patients could receive more precise treatment, and their progress could be better tracked, using a new high-tech method of non-invasive medical imaging analysis, according to a study published today by the journal PLOS ONE. Genetic changes increasingly are recognized as driving cancer development. But obtaining evidence of these changes usually requires a biopsy, which can be problematic for...

2014-07-01 23:05:08

The “Share Your Story” Campaign Honoring Lung Cancer Awareness Month Recognized for Creativity and Excellence Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Blue Water was recently recognized by the Web Marketing Association’s 12th annual Internet Advertising Competition (IAC) for the American Lung Association’s ‘Share Your Story’ campaign. Named “Best Associations Integrated Ad Campaign” and “Best Health Care Integrated Ad Campaign,” the campaign honored Lung Cancer Awareness...

2014-07-01 16:30:23

Report Stems From National Grassroots Advocacy To Require New Strategic Plans Of Action To Address Deadliest Cancers WASHINGTON, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the National Cancer Institute (NCI), led by Harold Varmus, MD, presented to Congress a scientific framework that lays out important steps needed to make advances in small cell lung cancer, one of the most lethal forms of the disease. The report, entitled "Scientific Framework for Small Cell Lung Cancer (SCLC)" was...

2014-07-01 16:29:29

LOS ANGELES, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Lung Association in California hosted its LUNG FORCE Gala on Saturday, June 28, and honored individuals and organizations for their significant contributions to increase awareness of lung cancer and make lung cancer in women a public health priority. The honorees were presented with LUNG FORCE awards at this inaugural event, which was held at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles. The LUNG FORCE Gala also featured a...

2014-07-01 08:29:13

ORCA(TM) program includes seven Phase 2 trials in tumor types where patient need is acute, including bladder, lung, pancreas and prostate cancers BOTHELL, Wash. and VANCOUVER, British Columbia, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: OGXI) today announced initiation of the Cedar(TM) clinical trial, an investigator-sponsored, randomized, open-label Phase 2 trial evaluating apatorsen in previously untreated patients with advanced squamous cell lung cancer....

2014-06-30 23:16:32

There is new evidence that second-line chemotherapy with a drug called gemcitabine can significantly prolong survival in people with malignant pleural mesothelioma. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 A new study out of Turkey finds that mesothelioma patients who have second-line chemotherapy with the antimetabolite, gemcitabine (Gemzar) had a median survival rate 8 months longer than those who had only first-line chemotherapy. Surviving Mesothelioma has just posted a report on the new...


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Clinical Lung Cancer
2012-05-14 11:09:55

Clinical Lung Cancer is a peer-reviewed medical journal published bimonthly by the CIG Media Group. It was established in 1999. As of May 2012, the editor-in-chief is David R. Gandara. Gandara is a member of the Board of Directors of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer and the Addario Foundation. He has also served as a member of the Board of Directors of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and as secretary-treasurer. He is furthermore a member of...

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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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