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    • I'm in the Driver's Seat [GRACE :: Lung Cancer]
      I was diagnosed with non-small cell lung cancer in April 2005. I was only 45 years old, I had never smoked, and I thought lung cancer wasn’t something I would ever have to worry about. Now I know that upward of 15 percent of lung cancer patients are never smokers.
    • It's Possible to Live WITH Cancer [GRACE :: Lung Cancer]
      November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. To mark it this year, GRACE is celebrating the empowered lung cancer patient. In this video, Linnea Duff, a 10-year stage IV ALK+ lung cancer patient, shares her journey from stunned patient to empowered patient. Watch, rea
    • Novel EGFR Inhibitors in the Setting of Acquired Resistance [GRACE :: Lung Cancer]
      Acquired Resistance Forum Video #15: Dr. Pasi Jänne of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute spoke about EGFR inhibitors available to patients when Tarceva stops working for them. [powerpress]
    • Part 2: Lung Cancer Is Not Your Fault, Even If You Smoked [GRACE :: Lung Cancer]
      Read Part 1 Smoking is the most common cause of lung cancer - 85% of lung cancer patients have smoked at some point in their lives (or, stated another way, 15% of lung cancer patients have never smoked).  While quitting smoking certainly decreases the risk of gett
    • Part 1: Lung Cancer Isn't Your Fault, Even If You Smoked [GRACE :: Lung Cancer]
      Smoking is the most common cause of lung cancer; 85% of lung cancer patients have smoked at some point in their lives (or, stated another way, 15% of lung cancer patients have never smoked).  While quitting smoking certainly decreases the risk of getting lung cance
    • He Said, She Said - The Doctor/Patient Relationship [GRACE :: Lung Cancer]
      November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. To mark it this year, GRACE is celebrating the empowered lung cancer patient. In this video, Dr. Jared Weiss, GRACE Vice President, and his patient Tomma Hargraves, discuss how they became a team. Watch, read, and then shar
    • Questions & Answers with Bonnie Addario and Craig Uthe; Moderated by Dr. Jack West [GRACE :: Lung Cancer]
      Acquired Resistance Forum Video #14: Speakers from video #11 and video #12 at the Acquired Resistance in Lung Cancer Patient Forum sat for a moderated Q&A with Dr. Jack West. [powerpress]
    • Cost of & Access to Molecularly Targeted Therapies as Barriers to Optimal Care [GRACE :: Lung Cancer]
      Acquired Resistance Forum Video #13: Dr. Jack West of Swedish Cancer Institute discussed how the skyrocketing costs of cancer care are impacting whether or not some patients are able to get the right treatments. [powerpress]
    • The best thing you can do as a cancer patient... [GRACE :: Lung Cancer]
      November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. To mark it this year, GRACE is celebrating the empowered lung cancer patient. In this video, Dr. Jack West, GRACE founder and president, explains the steps that patients can do to become empowered.Watch, read, and then share
    • Cancer Ouija Boards, Umbrellas, and Baskets: The Evolution of Genomic Oncology [GRACE :: Cancer Basics]
      Cancer treatment is in the midst of a transformation in real time.  Genomic testing of a tumor– looking for a wide range of dozens to potentially hundreds of markers at a time -- is moving quickly from bleeding edge to mass adoption, at least in the US. This change
    • The Expanding Role of Patient Self-Education & Online Communities in Molecularly Defined Subgroups [GRACE :: Lung Cancer]
      Acquired Resistance Forum Video #12: Online advocate and ROS1 patient "Craig In PA" Uthe detailed how patients can educate themselves about their disease to understand and improve their personal situations. He also included his favorite online resources. [powerpre
    • Leveraging Patient Engagement & the Role of Advocacy [GRACE :: Lung Cancer]
      Acquired Resistance Forum Video #11: Bonnie J. Addario, founder of the Addario Lung Cancer Foundation described how the lung cancer community can work together to support each other and affect change for all patients. [powerpress]

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