Tag Archives: lung

A stage IV lung cancer survivor story

I want to share how the era of immunotherapy, specifically immune-checkpoint-inhibitors, has changed the landscape of community oncology practice in metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer, for oncologists and, more importantly, patients. I want to tell you the story of Joe. A stage IV lung cancer survivor story. (Name and details changed to protect anonymity.) In 2015, Joe… Read More »

Therapy through song: Choir helps Hungarian lung patients breathe more easily

BUDAPEST (Reuters) – A Hungarian doctor has prescribed her lung disease patients a new form of physical and spiritual therapy – singing in public as part of a choir. Members of the “Breathing for the Soul” choir, who are patients suffering from lung diseases, sing during their concert in Budapest, Hungary, November 15, 2018. REUTERS/Bernadett… 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 »