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January is National Radon Action Month - Take Action in Your Own Home!

January is National Radon Action Month - Take Action in Your Own Home!

In Honor of National Radon Action Month, the Lung Cancer Initiative of N.C. has teamed up with the N.C. Radon Program to provide free short-term radon test kits.   Radon is the second-leading cause of lung cancer in the United States;  the Initiative wants to educate about the dangers of

What You've Made Possible

Every person with lung cancer deserves a brighter tomorrow. Please consider a tax-deductible year end gift to help us provide hope. Your support has helped make the Lung Cancer Initiative of North Carolina the leading lung cancer organization in the state. We are so grateful to you for

Fda Grants Genentech’s Alecensa® (Alectinib) Accelerated Approval For People With A Specific Type Of Lung Cancer

Genentech, a member of the Roche Group, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted accelerated approval to Alecensa® (alectinib) for the treatment of people with anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK)-positive, metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) who have

We Did It! Nonprofits Unite for Victory over Tax Exemption and Charitable Giving

We Did It! Nonprofits Unite for Victory over Tax Exemption and Charitable Giving

Tax Exemption Removal Follow-Up: We Did It! Early Friday morning, legislators gave final approval to a state budget that preserves nonprofit sales tax refunds and the charitable deduction on state taxes.  Thank you for being part of the united voice for nonprofits from across the state.

Clinical Research Education Event

Clinical Research Education Event

You are invited to AWARE for All- The Triangle, a free featuring a health fair and informative presentation about clinical research participation.   Participation in clinical trials is an important step in developing life-saving medicines and treatments. Unfortunately, many people know

Gwen Strong, Why We Run

Gwen Strong, Why We Run

Gwen Orilio Shares Her Story of Being a 31-year-old Lung Cancer Survivor.  On January 2nd, 2015, I got the life changing diagnosis of lung cancer. Being a 31 year old who has never smoked and a mother of a 1.5 year old, I was quite shocked, as were my family and friends. In March it was

NonProfit Action Alert: Save Tax Deductible Donations

NonProfit Action Alert: Save Tax Deductible Donations

There are Two Provisions in the Senate Budget that Would Hurt all North Carolina Nonprofits These provisions would limit nonprofit sales tax refunds and effectively eliminate the state charitable deduction. State legislators, including Senators Tamara Barringer (R-Wake) and John Alexander

Why I Ride... Bart Barefoot's Story

Why I Ride... Bart Barefoot's Story

  Why I Ride... Bart Barefoot Shares his Parents' Lung Cancer Story and Why He's Riding to Brake the Cycle. My father, Lawrence, died last May as a result of lung cancer.  His death certificate doesn’t reference lung cancer.  He never received a lung cancer diagnosis.  In fact, he had

2015 Advocacy Summit will Focus on Empowering Advocates

2015 Advocacy Summit will Focus on Empowering Advocates

Registration for the Lung Cancer Advocacy Summit in Asheville, NC is Open Friday, October 2 The day-long summit will include teaching workshops, interactive sessions, networking, and small group discussions.  Registration is 25.  The goal of the summit is to provide training and guidance

Research Grant Fellow Winners Announced

Research Grant Fellow Winners Announced

  The Lung Cancer Initiative of North Carolina is proud to announce the winners of the 2015-2016 Lung Cancer Research Fellows Program. The purpose of the program is to further the development of local lung cancer care and research across the state of North Carolina.  This year the Initiative

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