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Meet LCI's Outstanding Fellow Applicant: Shetal Patel

Meet LCI's Outstanding Fellow Applicant: Shetal Patel

Shetal Patel, MD, PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, is the 2020-2021 Lung Cancer Initiative (LCI) Outstanding Fellow Applicant. Dr. Patel was selected due to her outstanding work and proposed research project, “Combination Strategies Targeting Myeloid Cells in Squamous Lung

Meet Lung Cancer Initiative's 2020-2021 Research Fellowship Recipients

Meet Lung Cancer Initiative's 2020-2021 Research Fellowship Recipients

Lung Cancer Initiative (LCI) is very proud to introduce you to the 2020-2021 Lung Cancer Research Fellowship Grant recipients. Each grantee will receive 25,000 and was selected based on the measurable impact of their proposal and commitment to the lung cancer field. Among the applicants, Shetal

LCI Expands Emergency Funding for Lung Cancer Patients

As part of our dedication to supporting the entire lung cancer community across NC and partnering with others to remove barriers to care, we are pleased to share that with the help of our generous community partners, Lung Cancer Initiative is opening another round of funding through the Lung

Standing With Our Community

At Lung Cancer Initiative, we are saddened by the continued systemic biases and practices that have prevented social justice and socioeconomic equality across our country and have followed the most recent events over this past week with a heavy heart.   We recognize that racial inequities create

LCI Announces Patient Emergency Fund

  We have reached the maximum amount of applications available for this grant Lung Cancer Initiative is committed to supporting the lung cancer community during this critical time when barriers to care and treatment are larger than ever. In an effort to support lung cancer patients who

LCI Resources to Use While at Home

Lung Cancer Initiative is dedicated to serving the needs of people with lung cancer and their loved ones, which is why we want to make sure that you have all of the appropriate resources and information that you need. Hear an update from Paige Humble, Lung Cancer Initiative Executive Director, by

A Message from Lung Cancer Initiative Regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Lung Cancer Initiative appreciates the severity of the novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, and the new coronavirus epidemic (COVID-19). As we are dedicated to serving the needs of people with lung cancer and their loved ones, we are closely monitoring the latest developments related to the outbreak and

Lung Cancer Initiative Attends First National Summit on Lung Cancer Stigma

  Lung Cancer Initiative was pleased to be a part of the First National Summit on Lung Cancer Stigma held on February 26 and 27 in Atlanta. Convened by National Lung Cancer Roundtable (NLCRT), the goal of the summit was to organize and build momentum for a sustained effort to end lung

2019 Advocate Award Winner: Caregiver of the Year - Jeffrey Blum

2019 Advocate Award Winner: Caregiver of the Year - Jeffrey Blum

Jeffrey Blum, MD, showed what it meant to be a dedicated caregiver through the care of his late wife, Linda.    Four years ago he retired immediately after Linda’s diagnosis, he provided meticulous care through every appointment, medication, and researching every treatment option.  

2019 Advocate Award Winner: Healthcare Provider of the Year - Pamela Boswell

Pamela Boswell, RN, is a Nurse Navigator at Hayworth Cancer Center in High Point, NC and a long-time supporter of the Lung Cancer Initiative. Her dedication to lung cancer survivors through her work is astounding.    From navigating disability paperwork to monitoring high-risk patients to

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