August 18 - 19, 2017
2017-08-18 2017-08-19 America/New_York Celebrate Hope & Take Action: Lung Cancer Initiative Summit The Solution Center
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Celebrate Hope & Take Action: Lung Cancer Initiative Summit

The Solution Center
1101 Slater Road
Durham, North Carolina 27703

Thank you to all that attended this year's Summit!

Join us to celebrate lives touched by lung cancer, and unite to take action. 

Friday, 5:30 p.m. - 8 p.m., Mez Restaurant

Come and hear from local community organizations about how they have taken action to support cancer patients and further cancer awareness in their communities across North Carolina.

Saturday, 8:30 a.m.- 3:00 p.m., the Solution Center

Hear from leading experts in the field of lung cancer on the latest in lung cancer treatment and immunotherapy.  The program also includes a legislative update and a special breakout session for survivors.  We'll celebrate throughout the day with survivor stories, raffle prizes and other activities to build our network of hope and action.

8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. - Registration/Breakfast
9:00 a.m. - Welcome/Introductions - Paige's Welcome Slides
9:30 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. - Lung Cancer Updates, Dr. Kim, M.D.,
Levine Cancer Institute - Dr. Ed Kim's Slides 
10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. - Immunotheraphy: Water or Holy Water, Chad Pecot, M.D., UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center - Dr. Chad Pecot's Slides
11:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. - Opportunities to Engage in New Research for Lung Cancer, Veronica Moore, M.A., QuintilesIMS - Quintiles Presentation Slides
11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. - Small Defeats, Big Victory, Susan Braun, CEO,
The V Foundation for Cancer Research 
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. - Breakout Sessions: Survivor Breakout, Lee James, M.S., LPC & Stigma, Lee Ann Jarett, PhD, MSN, RN - Overcoming Stigma Slides
2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. - NC Legislative Update, Morgan Wittman Gramann, J.D., NC Alliance for Health - NC Legislative Slides
2:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. - How Can You Make a Difference:
*Social Media Tips for Advocates, Megan Snowdowne, Marketing & Communications Manager - Social Media Tip Slides 
*Fundraising Tips for Adovactes, Emily Parks, Board Secretary, Organize for Success, LLC -Fundraising Tip Slides
*Volunteer Opportunities, Jenni Danai, MPH, Director of Programs 



Hotel rooms available for $94 at:  DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Raleigh-Durham Airport at Research Triangle Park, 4810 Page Creek Lane, Durham
Registration:  $25, includes both Friday and Saturday event and meals
*Deadline to Register by midnight on Wednesday, August 16th 
Day of Registrations - $30

Travel support available.  Please contact Jenni Danai for more information.

Thank you to our Presenting Sponsor: 





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Bristol-Myers Squibb




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