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Lung Cancer Treatment

Lung Cancer's New Nemesis - Immunotherapy

Harold Wimmer | Posted 11.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Harold Wimmer

There was a time, not long ago, when the words "immune system" and "lung cancer" didn't seem to go together. At the American Lung Association, I've sp...

Take Action Against Lung Cancer

Jack Huston | Posted 01.11.2017 | Healthy Living
Jack Huston

Having been a smoker for 15 years, I realize that now is the time for me to stop acting and to take action -- to follow my own message and do my best to avoid becoming another lung cancer statistic.

You Don't Have to Face Lung Cancer Alone

Harold Wimmer | Posted 11.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Harold Wimmer

If you're facing a lung cancer diagnosis, it's not uncommon to feel afraid, confused, overwhelmed or just plain alone. You want to hear and understand...

For the First Time: A Handbook for Fighting Lung Cancer

Bonnie J. Addario | Posted 10.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Bonnie J. Addario

What I wanted most when I founded the Addario Lung Cancer Foundation was to ensure lung cancer patients have access to information about their disease...

The Real Face of Lung Cancer: One Woman's Quest to Educate and Inspire

Harold Wimmer | Posted 07.07.2014 | Impact
Harold Wimmer

Susan Warmerdam is a guest contributor for Harold Wimmer, National President and CEO of the American Lung Association, on The Huffington Post. In Febr...

The Real Faces of Lung Cancer: One Woman's Journey to Survive

Harold Wimmer | Posted 04.13.2014 | Impact
Harold Wimmer

Today, I want to share the story of Janet Freeman-Daily from Seattle, Washington. She is a stage 4 lung cancer survivor and advocate in the fight against lung cancer.

Anyone Who Breathes Air Can Get Lung Cancer

Dr. Lecia V. Sequist | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Dr. Lecia V. Sequist

For the first time, the World Health Organization recently declared air pollution as a leading cause of lung cancer. In short, anyone with lungs, anyone who breathes air, can get lung cancer.

The Case for Lung Cancer Screening -- Now

Laurie Fenton Ambrose | Posted 06.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Laurie Fenton Ambrose

Cancer screening in general has come under concerted attack. Until there is greater progress in treating late stage and metastatic cancers of any type and in making the highly-touted biomarkers tests more accurate, screening is only way to find cancer at an early, curable stage.