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    • What is Immunotherapy and its Mechanisms of Action? Part 2 [GRACE :: Treatments & Symptom Management]
      Immunotherapy Forum Video #2: In Part 2 of 2 videos on this topic, Dr. Drew Pardoll from the Kimmel Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins explains what immunotherapy is and how it helps cancer patients live longer - many for five years or more. [powerpress]
    • GRACE Highlights from 2014: Please Help Us for 2015 and Beyond! [GRACE :: News/Info]
      In person and on the GRACE website, we often hear people express their profound thanks for the free services and especially the thoughtful, timely information we provide when people need it most. And unlike many other sources of information, you know that there is
    • Cyramza, New Angiogenesis Inhibitor, Approved with Taxotere for Second Line NSCLC: Let's Review Why [GRACE :: Lung Cancer]
      It may not be the biggest present lung cancer patients could get for the holiday season, but the FDA just yesterday approved Cyramza (ramucirimab), an anti-angiogenic antibody with a mechanism similar to Avastin (bevacizumab) that is already approved for gastric ca
    • What is Immunotherapy and its Mechanisms of Action? Part 1 [GRACE :: Treatments & Symptom Management]
      Immunotherapy Forum Video #1: In Part 1 of 2 videos on this topic, Dr. Drew Pardoll from the Kimmel Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins explains what immunotherapy is and how it helps cancer patients live longer - many for five years or more. [powerpress]
    • One Patient's Plea on "Giving Tuesday" [GRACE :: Lung Cancer]
      I have lived with lung cancer since 2005. On this "Giving Tuesday," I ask that you join me in making an end-of-year donation to an organization that truly deserves it, the Global Resource for Advancing Cancer Education (GRACE). GRACE has had a great year of grow
    • Donating to GRACE is Equivalent to a Dose of Hope [GRACE :: Lung Cancer]
      Linnea Duff, a 10-year stage IV ALK+ lung cancer patient, gives thanks to GRACE and urges others to do the same. Watch, read, and then share your own stories of empowerment in our online forum. Your story may inspire others. Donate to GRACE. [powerpress]
    • 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

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