Early Screening Equals Early Diagnosis

2019-06-24T11:18:16-05:00June 18th, 2019|Hot Topics, News|

GO2 Foundation for Lung Cancer’s recently published scientific paper found that lung cancer screening programs can successfully detect lung cancer early with the majority of lung cancers diagnosed at stage 1 or limited stage. Importantly, outcomes at academic and nonacademic sites were compared and the data confirmed that responsible screening can take place in a community setting. Figure B: Percentage of each stage and type of lung cancer diagnosed at nonacademic centers compared with academic centers. Published in [...]

News Flash: Our Lungs Matter And Screening Does Save Lives

2018-05-23T15:22:54-05:00May 23rd, 2018|Hot Topics, News|

By Laurie Fenton Ambrose, President and CEO, Lung Cancer Alliance Make no mistake about it—lung cancer can be detected at an early stage, when it is more likely to be treatable and cured. Yes, you heard it right—treatable and cured. And not just for a handful of people, but for millions of people at risk. This is the message that the lung cancer community needs to hear right now—loud and clear—from all corners and at all levels of our medical [...]

My Public Health Path to Lung Cancer  

2018-04-06T21:01:02-05:00April 6th, 2018|Hot Topics|

By Amy Copeland, MPH, Director of Medical Outreach at Lung Cancer Alliance Public Health Week (April 2-9) got us thinking….What exactly is public health and how does it relate to lung cancer? We sat down with Amy Copeland, Lung Cancer Alliance’s (LCA) Director of Medical Outreach, who received her Masters of Public Health from George Washington University and has spent just shy of 20 years in the field, to ask these important questions, as well as learn a little about [...]