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  1. Hello everyone, Here is a great opportunity to make food taste good again during chemotherapy! ________________________________________________________________________________ My name is Jessie Callahan. I am the Marketing Director at Cooking for Chemo. We are teaming up with Gilda's Club Chicago on April 20th @ 6 pm to teach a virtual class on Cooking for Chemo. I am writing to invite you to come to the webinar. The presentation will be held at their clubhouse. Gilda's Club Chicago Wells Street Clubhouse 537 North Wells Street Chicago, IL 60654 The event is 100% FREE
  2. I just wanted to say THANK YOU for all that you do here in the LCSC forums. You all are a vital part of LCSC! You are knowledgeable, caring, supportive and so kind. -Cindy
  3. HI Paparon, I'm glad you found us for support. I hope you have family and friends who will be there with you on the day of your surgery. I will keep you in my thoughts. Please feel free to update us, if you feel up to it. Cindy
  4. 10 Eggless High Protein Breakfast Ideas By Jill Castle, MS, RD Food Allergies Expert Eggs are a wonderful and versatile breakfast item, but unfortunately, if you’re allergic to eggs, they are out of the question. Because eggs house a concentrated source of protein and a variety of nutrients, they may help to satisfy your appetite, and keep your weight in check. A high protein breakfast, containing 25 to 30 grams of protein has been associated with weight loss and maintenance of that weight loss in research studies. If you can’t have eggs, you’ll want to find egg alternatives for breakfas
  5. Hi bjackson! I love that you want to volunteer! Here is the link to apply for the Social Media Ambassador program. http://www.lungevity.org I can talk to upper management about you only having one account. I hope to see your application soon! Cindy
  6. Hot off the presses, there are still a limited amount of travel grants available (paid for accommodations) for LUNGevity's 6th annual HOPE Summit in DC! Please help us *share* the word. Here is the link to register:www.LUNGevity.org/DCHope
  7. It was so great to meet you in person! I only wish we would have all taken a photo together! Hopefully we will see you at the National HOPE Summit in DC! Best, Cindy
  8. Hi Vicki, Welcome to the message boards. http://forums.lungevity.org/index.php?/forum/3-introduce-yourself/ I invite you to click that link to chat with other people who have been newly diagnosed as well. We have amazing survivors, caregivers, and advocates in these message boards. You have our full support. I look forward to getting to know you, Cindy
  9. Hi Fannymae, I'm sad to hear that you are going through this. Please fill out this form and we will connect you with a support mentor. http://www.LUNGevity.org/LifeLine We are here for you, Cindy
  10. SU2C Lung Cancer Dream Team Launches Website for KRAS-positive Lung Cancer Patients LUNGevity President Andrea Ferris presents new site at SU2C Scientific Summit FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Aliza Bran [email protected] (202) 414-0798 WASHINGTON, January 29, 2016 - LUNGevity President Andrea Ferris, a member of the Stand Up to Cancer Lung Cancer Dream Team, presented the team’s newly launched website, a patient-centric resource that enables users to be active, informed participants in their diagnosis and treatment, at a poster session at the 2016 Stand Up to Cancer (SU2C) S
  11. Sesame Chicken Celery Root Salad Serves 4 2 large carrots, peeled 1 large celery root, peeled (about 1 pound to 1 1/4 pounds) 3 cups shredded cooked chicken breast (see Recipe Note) 1/2 cup chopped fresh basil (preferably Thai basil), or cilantro 1 small clove garlic, peeled and grated with a Microplane, or finely minced 2 tablespoons white vinegar 2 tablespoons toasted sesame oil 1 tablespoon dark pure maple syrup (or agave) 1 tablespoon reduced-sodium tamari (or reduced-sodium soy sauce if not gluten-free) 2 teaspoons sesame seeds 1 1/2 teaspoon grated fresh ginger root 1/2 teaspoon sal
  12. Here is another response someone would like for me to post: I have stage 3A lung cancer. I just finished 6 rounds of chemo and 6 weeks of radiation.I just turned 56 years old. I have two children who still live at home 24 years old and 26 years old.I lost many family members to lung cancer.Gail is right about everything. And attitude is everything.I treat my cancer as a disease. I say in my mind I am sick,but with every treatment I am closer to being in remission. I try willing my body to fight this beast. I won't let it have me !!! It took to many of my family members.I have to much to st
  13. Here is some advice someone wanted to send you: I too was dx young. 1st was Breast cancer. 4 years later Lung cancer. A huge shock! No one in my family had ever been dx with any cancer except a distant uncle. Here is a few ideas of what I might have done: 1. I would seek a 2nd and a 3rd (if need be) opinion from NCI designated "Comprehensive" Cancer Center. 2. My thoracic surgeon was an excellent doctor; however he was worried the surgery would kill me or totally disable me...he had QOL issues (quality of life) However, he is/was a very capable surgeon. 3. I would have found a surgeon who
  14. Emotional and Physical Benefits of Music Therapy for Cancer Patients What do we know about music therapy for cancer patients? We know that music has a large effect on us in general. It can make us smile when we're feeling stressed. It can take us out of a robotic "do" mode and put us in touch with our "feeling side." But what about people living with cancer? Do studies tell us what our hearts do - that music can make a difference? Research hasn't disappointed, and seems to say that the sound of music really does help people climb the mountains we call cancer treatment.
  15. Hi CindyKDee, Any updates since you last posted? I look forward to getting to know you, Cindy
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