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Lung Cancer Alliance Launches Online 'Early Interventions Resource Center'
Date:7/31/2009

e future of early detection research?
  • What are my treatment options?
    • Learn about all treatment options for lung cancer. Should I get surgery? Where should I go for treatment? What treatments are right for me?
  • "People are afraid of lung cancer and sometimes their fear keeps them from getting screened," said Dr. Thomas D'Amico of Duke University's Comprehensive Cancer Center. "LCA's Early Interventions Resource Center presents the facts in a straightforward way and reinforces that the outcomes with lung cancer are much better when it is caught early. I intend to use this resource to supplement my discussions with patients on the risks, testing and treatment of this lethal disease."

    The Resource Center's launch coincides with the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) 13th Annual World Conference currently taking place in San Francisco and is supported in part by Covidien (www.covidien.com).

    Lung Cancer Alliance (www.LungCancerAlliance.org) is the only national non-profit organization dedicated exclusively to patient support and advocacy for those living with or at risk for lung cancer. Lung Cancer Alliance is committed to leading the movement to reverse decades of stigma and neglect by empowering those with or at risk for the disease, elevating awareness and changing health policy.


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