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Inaugural Vicky Amidon Innovation Grant in Lung Cancer Research Award Studies the Potential of Breath for Earlier Lung Cancer Detection

Inaugural Vicky Amidon Innovation Grant in Lung Cancer Research Award Studies the Potential of Breath for Earlier Lung Cancer Detection

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Megan Snowdowne Marketing  & Communications Manager Lung Cancer Initiative of North Carolina (919) 784-0410 ext. 102 msnowdowne@lungcancerinitiativenc.org   Inaugural Vicky Amidon Innovation in Lung Cancer Research Award Studies the Potential

$10,000 Grant Awarded to Improve Access to Lung Cancer Screening

Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ON DECEMBER 11, 2018 Contact: Megan Snowdowne Marketing & Communications Manager Lung Cancer Initiative of North Carolina (919) 784-0410 ext. 102 msnowdowne@lungcancerinitiativenc.org   10,000 Grant Awarded to Improve Access to Lung Cancer

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

Lung Cancer Initiative Receives Generous Gift from UnitedHealth Group

Lung Cancer Initiative Receives Generous Gift from UnitedHealth Group

On Thursday, September 6, Lung Cancer Initiative received 304,630 as one of three beneficiaries of the annual UnitedHealth Group Charity (UHG) Golf Tournament in Ham Lake, Minnesota. LCI is incredibly honored to have been nominated by Krista Rolland, cousin of Vicky Amidon of Pleasant Garden, NC

2018-2019 Research Grant Fellow Recipients Announced

Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ON AUGUST 9, 2018 Contact: Megan Snowdowne Marketing & Communications Manager Lung Cancer Initiative of North Carolina (919) 784-0410 ext. 102 msnowdowne@lungcancerinitiativenc.org     125,000 in Grants Awarded for Lung Cancer Research

2018 Annual Meeting Highlights

2018 Annual Meeting Highlights

From our tremendous volunteers to significant program growth, to important research, this year’s Annual Meeting & Research Update from Lung Cancer Initiative of North Carolina (LCINC) celebrated highlights from 2017 and plans for the coming year.  Held on Sunday, February 25 at the DoubleTree by