Donna Lee Lista

I’ve Come a Long Way Baby!

Posted February 26th, 2014

I haven’t sat down to compose in a while. Not because I have lost interest in the lung cancer world, but simply because I have been doing advocacy work and helping other people going through treatment.


Rearview Mirror

Posted October 23rd, 2012

When I see all that has transpired in the last few years regarding lung cancer research I can’t help but hope that maybe all the work the advocates are doing has something to do with it.


I wish u knew

I wish u knew… quitting smoking after a cancer diagnosis

Posted October 8th, 2012

Dr. Vachani, a pulmonologist at Penn Medicine, sees patients who have been referred to him because of abnormalities in their lungs. Quitting smoking after a cancer diagnosis has many benefits for the patient.


Brown Bag Web Chat: Focus on Lung Cancer

Posted September 24th, 2012

Our experts will address your questions about Lung cancer during this live webchat.


Daily Cancer Risk Fact: Odorless Gas (Radon)

Posted April 9th, 2012

True or false: An odorless gas in your basement could cause lung cancer. Join us every day this month for a special project between Philly.com/health and OncoLink.


I had an epiphany yesterday

Posted August 12th, 2011

Donna-Lee Lista I had an epiphany yesterday. We had the first (PA chapter) lung cancer summit with the National Lung Cancer Partnership (which was great, by the way). I am on the board and was asked to speak about lung cancer awareness. This was the first time I have been able to attend any event […]


Welcome to Through the Looking Glass

Posted August 30th, 2010

I find that this title is the one that keeps coming back to me.  Why?  Because I have said on numerous occasions that once I was diagnosed I went “through the looking glass” to the other side and no matter how much my life may start to look like my old life from the outside, […]


Brown Bag Chat: Lung Cancer: Where are We Now?

Posted November 20th, 2009

Join us for a live Web Chat with OncoLink’s Lung Cancer Experts on November 20, 2009 at 12:30-1:30pm EST. OncoLink’s lung cancer experts will address a wide variety of topics including: lung cancer early detection, smoking cessation, screening tests, treatments, supportive care issues and nutrition. Lung Cancer: Where are We Now? Our experts will address: […]