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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,                        

Lung Cancer Survivor <br> Completes Ultra-Marathon

Lung Cancer Survivor
Completes Ultra-Marathon

It took 9 hours, 36 minutes and 19 seconds for Raleigh native Jerry Walton to traverse sand, water crossings and a daring climb up and down a canyon to complete the 55K (34.2 mile) 2018 Canyon de Chelly Ultra-Marathon in Chinle, Arizona.  While this annual ultra-marathon is a once in a lifetime

Wind River Lung Cancer Survivors Retreat

Wind River Lung Cancer Survivors Retreat

“I never felt such a feeling of belonging as I did when I walked through those doors.”  -Wind River Lung Cancer Retreat Alum What an incredible healing experience for 10 lung cancer survivors plus the all-survivor hostess team and amazing wellness instructors at the Lung Cancer Survivors

The V Foundation & Lung Cancer Initiative Announce Designated Grant Awarded for Research in Lung Cancer

The V Foundation & Lung Cancer Initiative Announce Designated Grant Awarded for Research in Lung Cancer

Grant Funded by the V Foundation through the Stuart Scott Memorial Cancer Research Fund and in Collaboration with the Lung Cancer Initiative of North Carolina     Jared Weiss, MD   2018 Grant Recipient   CARY, NC (September 19, 2018) – The V Foundation for Cancer Research, a top-rated

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