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LaurenH

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LaurenH last won the day on February 15 2019

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About LaurenH

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  • Birthday 10/18/1985

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    Bethesda
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    MARYLAND
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    USA
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    Female
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    Not a patient
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    Social Media, Running, Yoga, Reading, Traveling, Cooking

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  1. CURE'S EDUCATED PATIENT SUMMIT ON LUNG CANCER ~ NASHVILLE, TN Date: Saturday, April 18, 2020 Time: 8:30 am – 2:30 pm Location: AC Hotel by Marriott Nashville Downtown 410 5th Ave S Nashville, TN 37203 Description: Designed for all stages and demographics of lung cancer, as well as their caregivers and advocates, attendees will have the opportunity to: • Speak to and learn directly from the experts of lung cancer care • Network and collaborate with fellow lung cancer patients, advocates, survivors and caregivers • Explore new viewpoints and challenge the w
  2. TRIAGE CANCER CONFERENCE ~ OAKLAND, CA Date: Saturday, March 21 Time: Registration: 8:00 am – 8:30 am Program: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm Location: Marriott Oakland City Center 1001 Broadway Oakland, CA 94607 Description: Triage Cancer offers a series of FREE educational conferences for individuals diagnosed with cancer, caregivers, advocates, and oncology healthcare professionals. Learn valuable information about navigating practical cancer survivorship issues, from beyond diagnosis, into post-treatment survivorship. Event Website & Online Registration: TriageC
  3. Frankly Speaking About Cancer: Lung Cancer Date: Thursday, February 27, 2020 Time: 11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Sign-in and Lunch 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Presentation Location: Cancer Support Community Atlanta 5775 Peachtree Dunwoody Road Suite C-225 Atlanta, GA 30342 Description: This free workshop will provide an overview of lung cancer, current lung cancer treatments, and strategies for side-effect management. Participants will receive presentation handouts and will be served a light lunch. Featured Speaker: Ioana Bonta, M.D., Georgia Cancer Specialists, Board
  4. Thanks for all your work you put into Friday's Lunch and Learn in Philly; it was a good day with good speakers!

  5. This story is about my encounter with cancer, which happened in 2014. I had a near-death experience, and was rushed to Kaiser Zion medical facility in San Diego, CA. My doctor, Dr. Tomssi met me in the ICU and let me know that my body was struggling with issues regarding the bowel. I was excreting dark colors, almost purplish in color, which indicated blood. I had lost about four pints of blood and it would have led to death. I think God saved me from that near-death experience. In February of 2014, Dr. Tomssi found evidence of cancer from lab tests and let me know about the results. Of course
  6. Hi, Katum31, Welcome to LCSC. My name is Lauren and I'm the Digital Community Manager for LUNGevity Foundation. I'm glad to see that you've already connected with a few of our members. This community is a great place to find information and support. Please feel free to explore the message boards and blogs, ask questions, and join the ongoing conversations. In addition to these forums, LUNGevity also has a robust Lung Cancer 101 website, free patient educational materials, a Survivor and Caregiver Resource Center, peer-to-peer support programs, a toll-free Lung Cancer Helpline,
  7. Hi, Sunshine145, We're glad to hear that your mom is on an effective treatment, but we're sorry that the side effects have been so rough. The causes of cancer-related fatigue are not fully understood. It may be the cancer and/or the cancer treatment. Here is an article from Moffitt Cancer Center with information and tips on cancer-related fatigue: https://moffitt.org/take-charge/take-charge-story-archive/cancer-related-fatigue/ And here are some additional tips from the oncology nutrition specialists at Savor Health: https://lungevity.org/for-patients-caregivers/blogs/voices-fro
  8. Hi, Fifi, We just wanted to check in and see how you're doing. Please post an update when you can. We are here for you, Lauren -- Digital Community Manager LUNGevity Foundation
  9. Hi, Moonbeam, We just wanted to check in and see how you're doing. Please post an update when you can. We are here for you, Lauren -- Digital Community Manager LUNGevity Foundation
  10. Hi, Sharon, Welcome to LCSC. My name is Lauren and I'm the Digital Community Manager for LUNGevity Foundation. I'm glad to see that you've already connected with LexieCat. This community is a great place to find information and support. Please feel free to explore the message boards and blogs, ask questions, and join the ongoing conversations. In addition to these forums, LUNGevity also has a robust Lung Cancer 101 website, free patient educational materials, a Survivor and Caregiver Resource Center, peer-to-peer support programs, a toll-free Lung Cancer Helpline, survivorship
  11. Hi, Ld1978, We just wanted to check in and see how you're doing. Please post an update when you can! With gratitude, Lauren -- Digital Community Manager LUNGevity Foundation
  12. Hi, Barbara, We just wanted to check in and see how you're doing. Please post an update when you can! We are here for you, Lauren -- Digital Community Manager LUNGevity Foundation
  13. Hi, Chuck, Just wanted to check in and see how you and your mom are doing. Please post an update when you can. We are here for you. Lauren -- Digital Community Manager LUNGevity Foundation
  14. Hi, Barb, We just wanted to check in and see how you're doing. Please post an update when you can. We are here for you! Lauren -- Digital Community Manager LUNGevity Foundation
  15. Hi, Komal, We just wanted to check in and see how you're doing. Please post an update when you can. We are here for you! Lauren -- Digital Community Manager LUNGevity Foundation
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