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Man discovers he does NOT have cancer after misdiagnosis led to years of chemotherapy and biopsies 

Man discovers he does NOT have cancer after misdiagnosis led to five years of chemotherapy and biopsies James Salaz, of Montrose, Colorado, was diagnosed with Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis (LCH) in 2012 after ‘abnormalities’ were found in his left lung LCH is a rare form of cancer in which an excess of immature white blood cells cause tumors… Read More »

Cough in Lung Cancer Associated With Gastrointestinal Symptoms

November 13, 2018 Share this content: An association was found between cough severity/impact and the reported use of opioids and other antitussive treatments. A longitudinal study published in CHEST demonstrated that cough is a severe symptom in lung cancer and is associated with gastrointestinal symptoms. Researchers investigated how cough severity frequency affects patients with lung cancer over… Read More »

Software platform helps connect lung cancer patients, families

Patients with lung cancer and their families may soon have the ability to easily connect with others suffering from the disease. The ability to connect on a platform is expected to help patients and their caregivers to share their experiences on navigating the logistics and emotions of the diagnosis. LUNGevity Foundation, a cancer-focused not-for-profit organization,… Read More »