World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC) 2015

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The World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC) is the world’s largest meeting dedicated to lung cancer and other thoracic malignancies. More than 7,000 delegates come from more than 100 countries to discuss the latest developments in thoracic malignancy research. Attendees include surgeons, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, pulmonologists, radiologists, pathologists, epidemiologists, basic research scientists, nurses, allied health professionals, advocates and patients.

 


Talking to Your Children About Your Lung Cancer Diagnosis

Lisa Goldman, patient advocate, lung cancer survivor and mother, discusses the difficulties that can come with telling children about a cancer diagnosis. Tune in to learn more.

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Deana Hendrickson: No One Deserves Lung Cancer

Co-founder of the hugely successful social media campaign on lung cancer awareness, #LCSM Chat, Deana Hendrickson, challenges the old stigma of lung cancer equals smoker.

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Janet Freeman-Daily: Patient-to-Patient Power

Taking a few moments out of their collectively busy days, Andrew sat down with Janet Freeman-Daily at the WCLC in Denver to discuss Janet's current participation in an NSCLC ROS1+ Phase I trial and her “takeaways” as a patient and an advocate.

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Ask the Lung Cancer Expert: Dr. Paul Paik

In the Ask the Lung Cancer Expert segment, Dr. Paul Paik, medical oncologist at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, answers questions submitted by lung cancer patients and their families.

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Lung Cancer Roundtable of Experts: The Importance of Taking Ownership of Your Cancer Treatment

Dr. David Carbone moderates a roundtable session with several experts in the field: Dr. Fiona Blackhall, Dr. Paul Paik, Dr. Rohit Lal and patient advocate Chris Draft. This roundtable takes a deep and honest look at advancing research and clinical care of lung cancer through multiple lenses.

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Diagnosing Lung Cancer Up-Front Through Biopsy Prioritization

From the WCLC in Denver, Colorado, we spoke briefly with Dr. Edward Kim, Chair of the Solid Tumor Oncology Investigational Therapy Department at Carolina's Levine Cancer Institute, discussing the rapidly expanding therapeutic options for lung cancer patients.

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Why Advanced Lung Cancer Patients Should Be More Hopeful Than Ever Before

On location in Denver at the World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC), Tamara Lobban-Jones sits down with Dr. Maen Hussein, hematologist and oncologist at the Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute, to discuss the rapidly evolving landscape of the cancer treatment world. Listen for Dr. Hussein's prescription for the future of cancer.

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Promising Approaches to Preventing Weight Loss and Improving Appetite in Lung Cancer Patients

On location at the World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC) in Denver, Colorado, Dr. Phillip Bonomi spends a few minutes between presentations with Andrew to discuss the latest drug for cancer-related weight loss, anamorelin.

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The Bureaucracy of Lung Cancer: Are Approval Delays Costing Lives?

From the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer World Conference in Denver, experts discuss the "autobahn of oncology" concept: high speed regulatory administration with low fatalities.

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Sponsored by the Patient Empowerment Network through educational grants from Helsinn, Novartis, AstraZeneca, Celgene and Genentech and produced in partnership with LUNGevity Foundation.  

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