Understanding Pulmonary Rehab

Pulmonary rehab expert Debbie Koehl, MS, RRT-NPS, AE-C, FAARC, speaks to LUNGevity's Survivorship Navigator, Kristi Griffith, to explain what pulmonary rehabilitation is, explore the benefits of pulmonary rehabilitation, and gain key insights about how to obtain pulmonary rehabilitation for yourself or a loved one. The discussion is followed by an informal Q&A with other lung cancer survivors. This recording was made during one of LUNGevity Foundation's Virtual Meetups -- a free resource for the lung cancer community.

Pneumonitis: A Common Side Effect

In this video, nurse practitioner Lauren Welch, MSN, NP-C, AOCNP, from the Sarah Cannon Research Institute at Tennessee Oncology offers a quick review of pneumonitis - a common side effect of some lung cancer treatments. Survivors and caregivers can learn: What is pneumonitis? What causes it? How is it treated? What symptoms should we look out for?

Important Advice for Patients with Newly Diagnosed EGFR-Positive Lung Cancer

Lung cancer expert Dr. Zosia Piotrowska speaks with Dr. Amy Moore, LUNGevity’s VP of Global Engagement and Patient Partnerships, to discuss the key information everyone with newly diagnosed EGFR-positive lung cancer needs to know. Dr. Piotrowska is a researcher and thoracic oncologist at Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center.

Introduction to Radiation Therapy

Lung cancer survivor Jill Feldman joins radiation therapy experts Drs. Drew Moghanaki and Kristin Higgins to provide an overview of radiation therapy – including discussions of when this treatment is recommended, how the treatment is administered, and which side effects are most common.

Key Findings from ASCO 2022

Upal Basu Roy, PhD, MPH, LUNGevity's Executive Director of Research, speaks with Charles Rudin, MD, PhD, about the key findings from the recent meeting of the American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and what they mean for the lung cancer community.

Science Spotlight: NSCLC Transformation into SCLC

Take a behind-the-scenes look at how researchers study lung cancer. Join lung cancer researcher Triparna Sen, PhD, as she digs into what’s known about how EGFR-positive NSCLC cells transform into SCLC to escape targeted therapy treatment. SCLC transformation is a common resistance mechanism for multiple types of NSCLC, including EGFR, ALK, and RET.

Lung Cancer Treatment Landscape: New Options and Ongoing Challenges

Drs. Upal Basu Roy, Amy Moore, and Dhru Deb discuss their recent publication in which they presented an analysis of the lung cancer drug pipeline. They talk about what it means for patients, new drugs under development for NSCLC and SCLC, and some of the ongoing challenges and opportunities this rapid growth means for the lung cancer community.

Facebook Live: A Conversation with the EGFR Resisters Patient Group

Upal Basu Roy, PhD, MPH, LUNGevity's Executive Director of Research, chats with Jill Feldman and Ivy Elkins, co-founders of the EGFR Resisters; and Drs. Christine Lovly, MD, PhD (Vanderbilt University) and Helena Yu, MD (Memorial Sloan Kettering), who received the 2021 EGFR Resisters/LUNGevity Foundation Awards. Hear first-hand from both patients and researchers about why this patient-driven partnership matters to the EGFR community!