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Clinician Spotlight: Dr. Elaine Shum

*December 2023* This month we have the honor of featuring Dr. Elaine Shum, who is Assistant Professor of Medicine at NYU Perlmutter Cancer Center in New York.  Dr. Shum participated in the 2021 EGFR Resisters Research Summit and received the Distinguished Young Investigator Research Award for her study Lung Cancer Screening…
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December 27, 2023
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ResearchStories

Clinician Spotlight: Dr. Christine Bestvina

*November 2023* This month, we are honored to feature Dr. Christine Bestvina, Assistant Professor at the University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center, specializing in thoracic oncology. Dr. Bestvina has been connected with the EGFR Resisters since she was a fellow at University of Chicago! She participated in the first…
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December 24, 2023
AdvocacyStories

We Honor Allen Lee, Co-Founder of EGFR Resisters

*March 2021* By Jill Feldman On behalf of The EGFR Resisters, I am heartbroken to share with you that Allen, our co-founder, passed away surrounded by his family. Please keep Allen’s family in your thoughts and prayers. Allen was an integral part of creating The EGFR Resisters. He offered diverse…
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June 19, 2021
Coping With CancerStories

Hope, That Double-Edged Sword

*March 2021* by Tess Taft, msw, licsw ©all rights reserved “Every single time I go to the oncology clinic I wonder: will I gain hoped today or lose hope today?” “My cancer is blissfully boring right now- it’s a nice break between recurrences. My hope always rises when that happens.”…
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March 22, 2021
Coping With CancerStories

It’s Never Enough

*June 2019* written by Ivy Elkins for Lungcancer.net I just saw my 18-year-old son graduate from high school. Although this seemed impossible when I was first diagnosed in 2013, I was here to watch him walk across the stage to receive his high school diploma. In three months, I will…
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November Begins My Month of Thankfulness

By Donna Fernandez · November 9, 2018. I generally begin November by listing, day by day, that for which I am grateful. Some days, the only thing that really strikes me is that I got up that morning or that the sun is shining. Other days, I have a long list of things…
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November 13, 2018
ResearchStories

A Mix-and-Match Approach to Treating Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer

http://egfrcancer.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Teri-Kennedy.jpg *** This article was first posted on www.curetoday.com*** During summer 2015, Teri Kennedy was at a yoga festival in Squaw Valley, California, when she started to wheeze and had trouble breathing. The inhaler her doctor gave her didn’t help. When the then 51-year-old from Sacramento returned home, she went…
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May 1, 2018