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2018 Annual Meeting Highlights

2018 Annual Meeting Highlights

From our tremendous volunteers to significant program growth, to important research, this year’s Annual Meeting & Research Update from Lung Cancer Initiative of North Carolina (LCINC) celebrated highlights from 2017 and plans for the coming year.  Held on Sunday, February 25 at the DoubleTree by

Meet the Summer 2017 Interns - Courtney and Jacqueline

Meet the Summer 2017 Interns - Courtney and Jacqueline

My name is Courtney Freeman and I am the Programs intern from East Carolina University. I am currently finishing my degree in Public Health, with a concentration in worksite health promotion. The field of Public Health is a huge interest to me because it allows me to not only educate, but help

2017-2018 Research Grant Fellow Recipients Announced

2017-2018 Research Grant Fellow Recipients Announced

      The Lung Cancer Initiative of North Carolina is proud to announce the recipients of the 2017-2018 Lung Cancer Research Fellows Program, designed to further the development of local lung cancer care and research across the state of North Carolina.  The five grants totaling 125,000,

Survivors' Day Celebration

Survivors' Day Celebration

Seventeen survivors and their loved ones gathered for a celebration of hope and life on June 3 at the annual Lung Cancer Initiative Survivors Day Celebration at Mez in Durham, NC. Whether they are survivors of 4 months or 14 years, individuals gathered to support and cheer on their fellow

Meet our New Marketing and Communications Manager - Megan Snowdowne

Meet our New Marketing and Communications Manager - Megan Snowdowne

Megan Snowdowne is originally from the San Juan Islands in beautiful Washington state. She moved to Raleigh about nine months ago from San Diego, California. Her previous work experience includes working onboard cruise ships with Princess Cruises in the Caribbean, Australia and New Zealand, a

Vanderbilt Team’s Discovery Offers New Insight on Lung Cancer Risk

Vanderbilt Team’s Discovery Offers New Insight on Lung Cancer Risk

The original article can be found here. Researchers in the Schools of Medicine and Engineering at Vanderbilt University have discovered a proteomic “signature” from the airways of heavy smokers that could lead to better risk assessment and perhaps new ways to stop lung cancer before it starts.

2017 Annual Meeting Highlights

2017 Annual Meeting Highlights

From our tremendous volunteers, to significant program growth, to important research, this year’s Annual Meeting & Research Update from Lung Cancer Initiative of North Carolina (LCINC) celebrated highlights from 2016 and plans for the coming year.  Held on Sunday, February 26 at the Brier Creek

Black History Month 2017

Black History Month 2017

Since 1976, every February has been nationally recognized as Black History Month, a time dedicated to honoring the accomplishments of Black Americans throughout history. Many have led the way and made major contributions to science and medicine such as Daniel Hale Williams, the first person to

Happy Valentine's Day 2017

Happy Valentine's Day 2017

Valentine’s Day is a day dedicated to celebrating the virtues of love and the selflessness it often entails. In celebration of Valentine’s Day this year, we want to recognize those who serve as caregivers to their loved ones. Today, Michael Sulick is going to share a little bit about his journey

Letter from Lung Cancer Groups to Congress Regarding Healthcare Coverage

Letter from Lung Cancer Groups to Congress Regarding Healthcare Coverage

The original letter can be found here. February 2, 2017 Dear Senators and Representatives: Our organizations write to ask for your support for ensuring access to healthcare for the more than tens of millions of Americans living with or at risk for lung cancer. As Congress moves forward with

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