University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI)

Lung Cancer SPORE

News and Events Archive

12.06.2011 Dr. Steven D. Shapiro
Senior Vice President and Chief Medical and Scientific Officer, UPMC
Project Co-Leader of the UPCI SPORE in Lung Cancer Project 4
Program Co-Leader of the Lung SPORE Career Development Program
Presentation: "Targeting Neutrophil Elastase in Lung Cancer"
11.15.2011 Ms. Stephanie Dunn Haney
UPCI SPORE in Lung Cancer Patient Advocate
Presentation: "Targeting Neutrophil Elastase in Lung Cancer"
10.11.2011 Mark A. Socinski, MD
Director of the Lung Cancer Section, Division of Hematology/Oncology
Co-Director of the UPMC Lung Cancer Center of Excellence
Co-Director of the Lung Cancer Program Presentation: "Clinical Trials in Advanced NSCLC: Current and Evolving Therapeutic Paradigms"
09.13.2011 Pamela Hershberger, PhD
Presentation: "Emerging Applications: Vitamin D in lung cancer chemoprevention and treatment"
09.13.2011 Pamela Hershberger, PhD
Presentation: "Emerging Applications: Vitamin D in lung cancer chemoprevention and treatment"

Rodney J. Landreneau, MD, Professor of Surgery and Director of the Comprehensive Lung Center at UPMC Shadyside, and Director of the Lung Cancer Program in the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, presented "Role of Induction and Adjuvant Therapy in Regionally Advanced/Resectable NSCLC" at the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery weekly conference on May 18th. Dr. Landreneau is a member of the UPCI Lung Cancer Program. He is also a Co-Investigator on the UPCI SPORE in Lung Cancer Clinical Core.

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Media

"Hormone Therapy Linked to Risk of Death from Lung Cancer" in NCI Cancer Bulletin, September 22, 2009.

SPORE in Lung Cancer Career Development Award recipient Robert Binder, PhD, featured in Fall 2008 issue of PittMED. (Article is on page 12)

Dr. Jill Siegfried, Principal Investigator of the SPORE in Lung Cancer, and Co-Director of the Lung Cancer Program, was interviewed by the Wall Street Journal for the article "Lung Cancer in Women on the Rise", published June 8, 2010.