Tag Archives: NSCLC

Great Explanation

Yesterday, I watched a great video of lung cancer expert, Dr Ross Camidge at University of Colorado.  I was referred to this video from two different blogs I read Gray Connections and A Lil Lytnin’ Around the World.  After watching the video … Continue reading

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Keeping the Ball Rolling

Months ago, at Genentech, I sat in a room with about 9 other Lung Cancer Survivors.  Pretty much the only thing I had in common with the other survivors was being a survivor of Lung Cancer. We discussed many topics … Continue reading

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Borrowing Words

Last week SW, my sweetie, wrote a great piece for Consano addressing Lung Cancer Awareness.  I thought it was great.  I must share it too! From Consano Blog: An Intimate Awareness of Lung Cancer Author: Spencer Williams Nov 14, 2013 My … Continue reading

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Talking with Jillian

Days ago I met with reporter Jillian Daley. She was working on an OHSU Knight Cancer Institute article.  The article would be included in all Pamplin Media Group owned papers which covers a pretty big swath of Oregon. Today, the article … Continue reading

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Tour at OHSU – Dr Sandler Interview

The final piece in my OHSU tour last week was a sit down with Dr Sandler (Dr S).  It confirmed, once again, he is the perfect oncologist for me at this point in my life. I really enjoyed how he … Continue reading

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Goofy Video on Targeted Therapies

I found this video poking around the Lung Cancer Mutation Consortium website this AM. (The map on the home page is a little out of date.  My cancer center OHSU is a recent member of the consortium.) The video below … Continue reading

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My Friend Kurt

Yesterday I got a phone call that I was expecting and dreading.  My friend called to tell me that her husband, Kurt, past away earlier that day.  I was speechless.  Somehow I managed to eek out, “Thank you for calling. … Continue reading

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People I know with Lung Cancer

I have met 8 people with lung cancer. Out of the 9 of us, 3 are former smokers.  I am lead to believe this is not the norm. If it is or not does not matter.  The message is clear, … Continue reading

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My Symptoms

The second most common lung cancer related question I am asked is, “What were your symptoms?”  Here is a list of things I remember and feel were directly related to me having lung cancer. Shortness of breath.  While on runs … Continue reading

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NSCLC Geek

I am always interested in collecting more information on Lung Cancer, specifically Non Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC).  As I’ve said before, I really like the information provided on Cancer Grace. Here is a 10 minute video that I found … Continue reading

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