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Standing With Our Community

At Lung Cancer Initiative, we are saddened by the continued systemic biases and practices that have prevented social justice and socioeconomic equality across our country and have followed the most recent events over this past week with a heavy heart.   We recognize that racial inequities create

A Message from Lung Cancer Initiative Regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Lung Cancer Initiative appreciates the severity of the novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, and the new coronavirus epidemic (COVID-19). As we are dedicated to serving the needs of people with lung cancer and their loved ones, we are closely monitoring the latest developments related to the outbreak and

Lung Cancer Initiative Attends First National Summit on Lung Cancer Stigma

  Lung Cancer Initiative was pleased to be a part of the First National Summit on Lung Cancer Stigma held on February 26 and 27 in Atlanta. Convened by National Lung Cancer Roundtable (NLCRT), the goal of the summit was to organize and build momentum for a sustained effort to end lung

Lung Cancer Initiative Awards Two Innovation in Lung Cancer Research Grants

Lung Cancer Initiative Awards Two Innovation in Lung Cancer Research Grants

Raleigh, NC, December 4, 2019 – The Lung Cancer Initiative of North Carolina (LCI) has awarded The Vicky Amidon Innovation in Lung Cancer Research Award to Kenneth Adler, PhD, North Carolina State College of Veterinary Medicine and Hongwei Du, PhD, University of North Carolina School of Medicine and

Lung Cancer Initiative Earns GuideStar’s Highest Seal of Transparency

Lung Cancer Initiative Earns GuideStar’s Highest Seal of Transparency

 Platinum Seal Allows Donors to Focus on Progress and Results   (Raleigh, North Carolina) Lung Cancer Initiative has earned a 2019 Platinum Seal of Transparency, the highest level of recognition offered by GuideStar, the world’s largest source of nonprofit information. By sharing metrics that

Career Development Grant Awarded for Novel Research Focused on Inhibiting the Mechanisms of Lung Cancer Metastasis

Career Development Grant Awarded for Novel Research Focused on Inhibiting the Mechanisms of Lung Cancer Metastasis

Raleigh, NC, October 9, 2019 –Lung Cancer Initiative of North Carolina (LCI) has awarded Emily B. Harrison, Ph.D., post-doctoral trainee at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the 2019 Career Development Grant to further her career in lung cancer research. The 150,000 grant will help

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