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Lung Cancer

Research    Lung Cancer    Cancer

CU Lung Cancer Experts Provide a Global Foundation for Change

In recognition of World Cancer Day, we talk with Ross Camidge, MD, PhD, professor and director of thoracic oncology at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and member of the CU Cancer Center.

Author Chris Casey | Publish Date February 04, 2022
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Lung Cancer    Addiction    ColoradoSPH at CU Anschutz

Does Vaping as a Smoking Cessation Tool Outweigh its Risks to Youth?

After 15 years of unauthorized vaping products being marketed across the country, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Oct. 12 gave its first-ever e-cigarette approval – three devices made by the company Vuse.

Author Debra Melani | Publish Date November 19, 2021
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Lung Cancer

CU Experts: Extinguishing Smoking Stigma, Promoting Screening Can Save Lives

Comedian Kathy Griffin’s recently announced lung cancer diagnosis came early and arose from a non-related health screening. A lucky catch, and an understandable path to detection for a person who never smoked.

Author Debra Melani | Publish Date August 13, 2021
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Patient Care    Lung Cancer

CU Doctors Increasingly Treating Women With Lung Cancer – for Longer

Most days, if Ross Camidge, MD, PhD, glances around his lung cancer clinic on the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, a gender difference in his patients stands out. Women battling the nation’s top cancer killer often outnumber the men.

Author Debra Melani | Publish Date July 30, 2021
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Research    Patient Care    Lung Cancer    Cancer    CU Anschutz 360 Podcast

Podcast: ‘You Have to Personalize the Miracles’

Melissa Turner had already survived two bouts of breast cancer, so the last thing she expected to hear in early 2018 after experiencing a series of mysterious symptoms was, “You’ve got lung cancer.”

Author Chris Casey | Publish Date November 02, 2020
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