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Science Spotlight: NSCLC Transformation into SCLC

Science Spotlight: NSCLC Transformation into SCLC

Take a behind-the-scenes look at how researchers study lung cancer. Join lung cancer researcher Triparna Sen, PhD, as she digs into what’s known about how EGFR-positive NSCLC cells transform into SCLC to escape targeted therapy treatment. SCLC transformation is a common resistance mechanism for multiple types of NSCLC, including EGFR, ALK, and RET. This Facebook Live event is hosted by Amy Moore, PhD, LUNGevity’s Vice President of Global Engagements and Patient Partnerships. Dr. Sen is Co-…

How Metastatic Brain Tumors Affect Your Lung Cancer Care

How Metastatic Brain Tumors Affect Your Lung Cancer Care

Brain metastases are known to occur in approximately 25% of patients diagnosed with lung cancer. This webinar dives into the details of brain metastasis in lung cancer to explore their signs and symptoms. It also includes a discussion of treatment considerations. Through this webinar, you will learn to: Understand how brain metastasis occurs Keep an eye out for signs & symptoms of brain mets Understand treatment options and management techniques This webinar was created in partnership…

Grateful for every breath: Local mom beats lung cancer

Grateful for every breath: Local mom beats lung cancer

Targeted therapies and expanded access to NGS improve lung cancer decision-making

Targeted therapies and expanded access to NGS improve lung cancer decision-making

NVL-520 May Stop Tumor Growth, Garner CNS Response in ROS1+ NSCLC and Solid Tumors

NVL-520 May Stop Tumor Growth, Garner CNS Response in ROS1+ NSCLC and Solid Tumors

Understanding Pulmonary Rehab

Understanding Pulmonary Rehab

Pulmonary rehab expert Debbie Koehl, MS, RRT-NPS, AE-C, FAARC, speaks to LUNGevity's Survivorship Navigator, Kristi Griffith, to explain what pulmonary rehabilitation is, explore the benefits of pulmonary rehabilitation, and gain key insights about how to obtain pulmonary rehabilitation for yourself or a loved one. The discussion is followed by an informal Q&A with other lung cancer survivors. This recording was made during one of LUNGevity Foundation's Virtual Meetups -- a free resource…

NTRK Gene Fusions in Solid Tumors and TRK Inhibitors: A Systematic Review of Case Reports and Case Series

NTRK Gene Fusions in Solid Tumors and TRK Inhibitors: A Systematic Review of Case Reports and Case Series

Pneumonitis: A Common Side Effect

Pneumonitis: A Common Side Effect

In this video, nurse practitioner Lauren Welch, MSN, NP-C, AOCNP, from the Sarah Cannon Research Institute at Tennessee Oncology offers a quick review of pneumonitis - a common side effect of some lung cancer treatments. Survivors and caregivers can learn: What is pneumonitis? What causes it? How is it treated? What symptoms should we look out for?

Harnessing the Immune System to Tackle RET-positive Lung Cancer

Harnessing the Immune System to Tackle RET-positive Lung Cancer

LUNGevity's Upal Basu Roy, PhD, MPH, Executive Director of Research, interviewed Hilary Hammell (RETpositive) and Dr. Alexandre Reuben (MD Anderson Cancer Center) about an exciting project on using the immune system to treat RET-positive lung cancer. This project is being funded by the RETpositive patient group. This interview was live on Facebook on October 18; watch the video here.

Celebrate Lung Cancer Awareness Month

Celebrate Lung Cancer Awareness Month

Every fall, the lung cancer community gathers to raise awareness for this disease and stand together – unified and strong. November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month – a time to come together to celebrate the strength of the lung cancer community. A great way to get involved in raising awareness about lung cancer is by joining us on Saturday, November 5 for our nationwide walk - Breathe Deep TOGETHER  presented by Amgen. Thousands of people from across the country, coming together in a singular…