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Living With Lung Cancer

By Juanita Segura for What is it like living with lung cancer? Well for me it can be hell on earth at times. I go to sleep and wake up every day knowing I have lung cancer but have been making the most of it. CT scans every three months, MRIs…
October 30, 2022
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Being Courageous Is A Real Choice

By Lalaine Alfaro for How can you get ready to do something though being scared to death or most frightened? Despite fear you still have the ability to be useful. There are moments I feel a great deal of fear and anxiety about the situations or choices when living…
September 25, 2022
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#TogetherSeparately: Surviving Survivorship

*August 2022* Dr. Isabel Preeshagul was joined by Dr. Marleen Meyers and EGFR Resisters co-founder Jill Feldman for the LCRF Lung Cancer Community Talk. Topics focused on ways to manage physical and emotional side effects, including coping with anxiety and fear, and a discuss on social and financial challenges that…
September 24, 2022
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Fear or Survivor’s Guilt?

By Juanita Segura for In the last 7 ½ years I’ve met so many wonderful lung cancer survivors and lost many along the way. Many of them I’ve became close with and bonded regardless of how far we are from each other. We manage to keep in touch and…
September 23, 2022
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Podcast: From the Patient’s Eye View

*May 2022* Upstage Lung Cancer hosts Hildy Grossman and Jordan Rich speak with Jill Feldman, Ivy Elkins and Dann Wonser, EGFR survivors.  Jill Feldman and Ivy Elkins, of the EGFR Resisters advocacy group return to share more about the work of their organization to help patients and their families. They…
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Making the Most of Time Between Scans

*By Ivy Elkins* All of us living with lung cancer, whether diagnosed at an early stage or later stage, have to deal with periodic scans. Those of us with metastatic disease usually have scans every three months, while others with local disease might have them less frequently. No matter how often…