A Brief History of General Thoracic Surgery in Northern California, Sacramento and UC Davis John R. Benfield, M.D. Professor of Surgery Emeritus UC Davis and the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA (Prepared for the Department of Surgery Grand Rounds, June 2nd 2015) Paul C. Samson, an impressive 6’6” former footbal [...]
March 19th, around 10AM PT, UC Davis will be Live Tweeting a Patient’s Experience Undergoing Surgery for Lung Cancer. Why?
“Is there a cure for lung cancer?” That is a very common question for me. We all know the statistics. Lung cancer has around a 15% five year survival rate. But the truth is in the details. The majority of patients diagnosed with lung cancer are diagnosed at an advance stage, i.e. stages III and IV (there are four [...]
A patient’s perspective on lung cancer in never smokers By Elizabeth A David, MD FACS November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month, however, disappointingly few Americans are aware of many important truths about lung cancer. Lung cancer is the #1 cause of cancer related deaths in the US, and it is estimated that 160,000 pe [...]
The UC Davis Lung Cancer Chat Room is an interactive meeting of learning and support for patients, families, friends and caregivers affected by lung cancer. This support group is proudly sponsored by the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center. The UC Davis Lung Cancer Chat Room provides a time for education, sharing and [...]