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LCI's 2020 Advocate Award Winners

LCI's 2020 Advocate Award Winners

Last week Lung Cancer Initiative (LCI) hosted its first-ever virtual Let's Create Hope: Annual Update & Award Celebration 2020 where it recognized lung cancer advocates across the state, shared lung cancer research updates, and took a look back at the lung cancer communities accomplishments in

Wind River Lung Cancer Wellness Retreat

This past October, Lung Cancer Initiative funded Wind River Cancer Wellness Retreats & Program’s first-ever virtual Lung Cancer Survivor Retreat. The retreat invited lung cancer survivors to explore creative ways to feel more peaceful and rejuvenated by engaging in healing arts, mindfulness, and

Hickory High School Students Host Trivia Night for Lung Cancer Research & Education

Hickory High School Students Host Trivia Night for Lung Cancer Research & Education

The Key Club at Hickory High School will be hosting “Devlin’s Trivia Night: A Fundraiser Benefitting Lung Cancer Research & Education” on Saturday, February 27 at 7:00 p.m. The fundraiser will be in memory of Helen Theresa Devlin, a former teacher at Hickory High School, who passed away from

Telehealth: Everything You Need to Know

COVID-19 has made many things harder, including attending doctor appointments. However, many places are conducting important appointments virtually, rather than physically, by using telemedicine. Telemedicine is the use of technology that enables remote healthcare (also known as telehealth).

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

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