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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

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.

2019-2020 Research Grant Fellow Recipients Announced

2019-2020 Research Grant Fellow Recipients Announced

Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ON JULY 23, 2019 Contact: Paige Humble Executive Director  Lung Cancer Initiative of North Carolina (919) 784-0410  phumble@lungcancerinitiativenc.org     125,000 in Grants Awarded for Lung Cancer Research in North Carolina   July

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

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