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Palliative Care is a Complementary Rather than Competing Approach to Lung Cancer Treatment

By Carl Grey, MD Associate Professor and Director of Palliative Care at Wake Forest Baptist Health Palliative Care is a young field, recognized as an official discipline of medicine by the American Board of Medical Specialties in 2006. Many may not know that some of the most significant

Lung Cancer Initiative Awards Two Innovation in Lung Cancer Research Grants

Lung Cancer Initiative Awards Two Innovation in Lung Cancer Research Grants

Raleigh, NC, December 4, 2019 – The Lung Cancer Initiative of North Carolina (LCI) has awarded The Vicky Amidon Innovation in Lung Cancer Research Award to Kenneth Adler, PhD, North Carolina State College of Veterinary Medicine and Hongwei Du, PhD, University of North Carolina School of Medicine and

Lung Cancer Initiative Earns GuideStar’s Highest Seal of Transparency

Lung Cancer Initiative Earns GuideStar’s Highest Seal of Transparency

 Platinum Seal Allows Donors to Focus on Progress and Results   (Raleigh, North Carolina) Lung Cancer Initiative has earned a 2019 Platinum Seal of Transparency, the highest level of recognition offered by GuideStar, the world’s largest source of nonprofit information. By sharing metrics that

Lung Cancer Initiative Invites Advocates to Take the Initiative During Lung Cancer Awareness Month

(October 31, 2019) – Lung Cancer Initiative is once again joining forces with the Lung Cancer Awareness Month Coalition, a group of leading international research and advocacy organizations that partner each November in an effort to improve outcomes for lung cancer patients across the world during

The Lung Cancer Initiative of North Carolina Awards Access Grant to  Cone Health Cancer Center to Increase Access to Lung Cancer Screening

The Lung Cancer Initiative of North Carolina Awards Access Grant to Cone Health Cancer Center to Increase Access to Lung Cancer Screening

Greensboro, NC – The Lung Cancer Initiative of North Carolina (LCI) has awarded an Access Grant to Cone Health Cancer Center. The 10,000 access grant will support Cone Health’s efforts to increase access to lung cancer screenings in Guilford County for high-risk, uninsured individuals, between

2019 LCI Advocacy Summit Discusses the Stigma of Lung Cancer

2019 LCI Advocacy Summit Discusses the Stigma of Lung Cancer

On August 16 and 17, the Lung Cancer Initiative hosted the annual Advocacy Summit in Durham. Presentations centered around the theme of “Breaking the Stigma” associated with lung cancer. This theme allowed presenters to touch on a topic that is important to many, particularly lung cancer

Updated Data on Stigma Shared at 2019 World Conference on Lung Cancer

Updated Data on Stigma Shared at 2019 World Conference on Lung Cancer

The stigma around lung cancer is a barrier to people getting the treatment they deserve. New research from our partnership with the Lung Cancer Project (LCP) that was shared at the 2019 World Conference on Lung Cancer suggests that attitudes might be changing, slowly, but in the right direction.

2019 National Survivors Day Celebration

2019 National Survivors Day Celebration

Fifteen survivors gathered in Durham earlier this month on June 4th to celebrate Survivor’s Day. It was a warm event filled with great memories and amazing food from Mez Contemporary Mexican, a lovely Mexican restaurant situated in Research Triangle Park. This was my second event with LCI. I

Dr. Jeffrey Clarke’s Journey in the Field of Lung Cancer

Dr. Jeffrey Clarke’s Journey in the Field of Lung Cancer

Dr. Jeffrey Clarke’s Journey in the Field of Lung Cancer   Four-year-old Harrison Clarke likes to tell people what his dad does.  “He tells everyone that I help people’s lungs,” said Jeffrey Clarke, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine at Duke University Medical Center at Duke Cancer

Global Lung Cancer Awareness Month Coalition Launches 2018 Campaign to Improve Outcomes

Paige Humble PHumble@LungCancerInitiativeNC.org 919-784-0410 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Global Lung Cancer Awareness Month Coalition Launches 2018 Campaign to Improve Outcomes            Research and Advocacy Organizations Create Awareness of Causes, Symptoms,                        

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