Embracing Lung Cancer Survivorship
Posted August 3rd, 2021
August 1st is World Lung Cancer Day (#WLCD2021) – a day to raise awareness about lung cancer risk, screening, treatment, and survivorship. As lung cancer screening is helping detect cancers earlier, there are more people thriving after lung cancer. In addition, the advances in treatment have helped some people live with lung cancer for longer. […]
Posted November 2nd, 2017
It’s been a long time. I have had so much going on in my life that cancer was put at the end of my list, which is not a bad thing. However the time comes when the thought of it starts creeping back up and that annual time is upon me. I should mention that […]
I’ve Come a Long Way Baby!
Posted February 26th, 2014
I haven’t sat down to compose in a while. Not because I have lost interest in the lung cancer world, but simply because I have been doing advocacy work and helping other people going through treatment.
Posted October 23rd, 2012
When I see all that has transpired in the last few years regarding lung cancer research I can’t help but hope that maybe all the work the advocates are doing has something to do with it.
I wish u knew… quitting smoking after a cancer diagnosis
Posted October 8th, 2012
Timothy J. Hampshire
Dr. Vachani, a pulmonologist at Penn Medicine, sees patients who have been referred to him because of abnormalities in their lungs. Quitting smoking after a cancer diagnosis has many benefits for the patient.
I had an epiphany yesterday
Posted August 12th, 2011
I had an epiphany yesterday. We had the first (PA chapter) lung cancer summit with the National Lung Cancer Partnership (which was great, by the way). I am on the board and was asked to speak about lung cancer awareness. This was the first time I have been able to attend any event for the […]
Welcome to Through the Looking Glass
Posted August 30th, 2010
I find that this title is the one that keeps coming back to me. Why? Because I have said on numerous occasions that once I was diagnosed I went “through the looking glass” to the other side and no matter how much my life may start to look like my old life from the outside, […]