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In Memory of Patrice Tarsa-Feldman

Please leave your tribute in the comments below. In Memory of Patricia Tarsa-Feldman 3/17/59 – 1/15/15 Lovely Patrice – my dear friend, you will be sorely missed. Smart and sassy, sensible and classy, fearless and determined. You were my mentor and confident, so many happy memories. I celebrate your life, you lived it well, cut …


New Online Tool Helps People Decide Whether to Be Screened for Lung Cancer

The US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) yesterday posted a draft recommendation statement on screening for lung cancer, advising that people who are at high risk for the disease receive annual low-dose CT scans. When used in the correct setting, these scans can prevent a substantial number of lung cancer–related deaths. But deciding whether to …


Research News

Christina Applegate, Sharon Osbourne, Cynthia Nixon, Robert Diniro and Lance Armstrong… We all know these names. These celebrities are part of a unique and not-so-enviable group: Cancer survivors. Cancer doesn’t discriminate. Linda Seymour, Greenie McKee, Heidi Flinchbaugh, Patricia Lombardo and John Seymour are not household names. These are the everyday people who have battled this …