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Shared Decision-Making, Self-Advocacy, and Dealing with Financial Toxicity

Shared Decision-Making, Self-Advocacy, and Dealing with Financial Toxicity

Cardinale Smith, MD, PhD, oncologist and associate professor at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai, explains how shared decision-making with one's healthcare team can create a treatment plan that aligns with the patient's goals. This activity is supported by an educational grant from Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Inc.   <Back to the Patient Gateways

The Benefits of Palliative Care for People Living with Lung Cancer

The Benefits of Palliative Care for People Living with Lung Cancer

Palliative care is supportive care that anticipates, prevents, and treats the symptoms and side effects of the disease and its treatment. It is intended to improve one's quality of life and can be addressed at any stage from diagnosis forward. This webinar features Estelamari Rodriguez, MD, MPH, thoracic oncologist at the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami. This activity is supported by an educational grant from Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Inc.   <Back to the…

Raise Your Voice: Speaking Up About Living With Lung Cancer

Raise Your Voice: Speaking Up About Living With Lung Cancer

An online panel discussion offers real-world suggestions and examples for ways to get the care and support you need. The discussion features Angela James, LUNGevity care navigator;  Lavern McDonald, a teacher living with lung cancer; and Patricia Simmers, a nurse navigator. The panelists share their personal stories, challenges, and lessons learned through their journeys with lung cancer. This panel discussion was hosted by LUNGevity in collaboration with Novartis.

New FDA approval for KRAS G12C

New FDA approval for KRAS G12C

We want to share this KRAS Patient Gateway news alert with you. The News On December 12, 2022, the FDA granted accelerated approval to adagrasib for patients with KRAS G12C-mutated NSCLC. This news has been eagerly anticipated and adds to the continued excitement in the KRAS targeted therapy space following the approval of sotorasib one year ago. This approval gives yet another option to patients with KRAS G12C-positive NSCLC who have been on at least one prior systemic therapy. In addition…

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…

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…

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?

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…

Get the Answers You Need

Get the Answers You Need

Whether you are newly diagnosed or a long-term survivor, LUNGevity offers lung cancer support and survivorship services to address your unique needs. LUNGevity's services are designed to help you feel supported, informed, and empowered to be an active decision-maker in your treatment process and live well with the disease.   LUNGevity's survivorship services are free and feature programs for survivors, caregivers, and family members. Read on to learn about our offerings and how you can access…

Introduction to Radiation Therapy

Introduction to Radiation Therapy

Lung cancer survivor Jill Feldman joins radiation therapy experts Drs. Drew Moghanaki and Kristin Higgins to provide an overview of radiation therapy – including discussions of when this treatment is recommended, how the treatment is administered, and which side effects are most common.