The war against lung cancer

Film produced by Levent Ultanur


  • January 30, 2019

    I got the news of your passing this morning. Jo had received an email from your beautiful wife, Florence, stating you died in yesterday morning in London. Even if we all knew this was coming, tears roll from my eyes writing these words...

  • January 7, 2019

    Weeks 174, 175 and 176 in the war on lung cancer have passed. The lack of updates has not been because of Christmas and New Year. It has been because we have been, and still are, in a frenzied fight for survival. There is so much to write and share and I don't quite know how to structure this blog post. I will try to do it more or less chronologically. Here goes...

  • December 17, 2018

    Weeks 172 and 173 in the war on lung cancer have passed. First a summary of what has happened in the past two weeks, then the current plan, and then the leads we are working on. As will become evident from the summary below, these are testing times. We thus solicit help from anyone who think they may be able to help defeat this monster. The help we could need include assistance with analyzing both DNA and RNA sequencing data, testing of tumor tissue and getting hold of promising drugs. If you think you can help with any of this, then please do read the last section of this blog post ("The leads we are working on") and contact me on

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