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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

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

Lung Cancer Initiative of North Carolina Hosts  Evening of Hope Gala “Roaring Towards a Cure” on April 1

Lung Cancer Initiative of North Carolina Hosts Evening of Hope Gala “Roaring Towards a Cure” on April 1

Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ON MARCH 22, 2017 Contact: Paige Humble Executive Director Lung Cancer Initiative of North Carolina (919) 784-0410 PHumble@LungCancerInitiativeNC.org   Lung Cancer Initiative of North Carolina Hosts  Evening of Hope Gala “Roaring Towards a Cure” on

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.

Paige Humble Joins Lung Cancer Initiative as Executive Director

Paige Humble Joins Lung Cancer Initiative as Executive Director

Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ON FEBRUARY 1, 2016 Contact: Cynamon Frierson Communications & Marketing Manager Lung Cancer Initiative of North Carolina (919) 784-0410 ext. 102 cfrierson@lungcancerinitiativenc.org   Paige Humble Joins Lung Cancer Initiative as Executive Director

Hope for Leading Cause of Cancer Related Deaths

Hope for Leading Cause of Cancer Related Deaths

Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ON NOVEMBER 15, 2016 Contact: Heather Hooper  Executive Director Lung Cancer Initiative of North Carolina (919) 784-0410 HHooper@LungCancerInitiativeNC.org   Hope for Leading Cause of Cancer Related Deaths November 15, 2016 (Raleigh, NC) – It can be

Lung Cancer Initiative and The V Foundation Expand Partnership to Fund Lung Cancer Research

Lung Cancer Initiative and The V Foundation Expand Partnership to Fund Lung Cancer Research

Contact: Heather Hooper  919-784-0410 hhooper@LungCancerInitiativeNC.org  Margaret Pentrack 412-337-2997 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Lung Cancer Initiative and The V Foundation Expand Partnership  to Fund Lung Cancer Research  Grant Recipients Will Research Disparities Among

FDA GRANTS BREAKTHROUGH THERAPY DESIGNATION FOR GENENTECH’S ALECENSA® (ALECTINIB) FOR FIRST-LINE TREATMENT OF PEOPLE WITH ALK-POSITIVE NSCLC

FDA GRANTS BREAKTHROUGH THERAPY DESIGNATION FOR GENENTECH’S ALECENSA® (ALECTINIB) FOR FIRST-LINE TREATMENT OF PEOPLE WITH ALK-POSITIVE NSCLC

FDA GRANTS BREAKTHROUGH THERAPY DESIGNATION FOR GENENTECH’S ALECENSA® (ALECTINIB) FOR FIRST-LINE TREATMENT OF PEOPLE WITH ALK-POSITIVE NSCLC – This Second Alecensa Breakthrough Therapy Designation Was Granted Based on Phase III J-ALEX Study  – SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – October 3, 2016

10th Annual Raleigh LUNGe Forward 5K Run, Walk & Rally

10th Annual Raleigh LUNGe Forward 5K Run, Walk & Rally

Press Release  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ON SEPTEMBER 14, 2016 Contact: Cynamon Frierson  Communications & Marketing Manager Lung Cancer Initiative of North Carolina (919) 669-9531 cfrierson@lungcancerinitiativenc.org   10th Annual Raleigh LUNGe Forward 5K Run, Walk & Rally September 14,

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