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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

2017 Annual Meeting Highlights

2017 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 2016 and plans for the coming year.  Held on Sunday, February 26 at the Brier Creek

Happy Valentine's Day 2017

Happy Valentine's Day 2017

Valentine’s Day is a day dedicated to celebrating the virtues of love and the selflessness it often entails. In celebration of Valentine’s Day this year, we want to recognize those who serve as caregivers to their loved ones. Today, Michael Sulick is going to share a little bit about his journey

Letter from Lung Cancer Groups to Congress Regarding Healthcare Coverage

Letter from Lung Cancer Groups to Congress Regarding Healthcare Coverage

The original letter can be found here. February 2, 2017 Dear Senators and Representatives: Our organizations write to ask for your support for ensuring access to healthcare for the more than tens of millions of Americans living with or at risk for lung cancer. As Congress moves forward with

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

Joy Divine's Lung Cancer Story

In July 2015, I was a very active 38-year-old, working in finance and as a personal trainer—often starting my day at 4:45 am and ending some days at 8 pm.  I ate healthy, worked out six days a week, went to all of my doctor's appointments and generally tried to take care of myself. But I began

Guest Post: Genomic Testing

Guest Post: Genomic Testing

In North Carolina, lung cancer is a problem. The North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics projected there would be 8,768 new cases of lung cancer and 6,191 deaths from lung cancer in 2016. In 2012, lung cancer accounted for 29.6 percent of cancer deaths in North Carolina according to the

Meet the Spring 2017 Interns - Morgan and Kaley

Meet the Spring 2017 Interns - Morgan and Kaley

What do you want to do with the rest of your life? Like most other college students, that question has consumed much of my thoughts for the last several years. Fast forward three and a half years and I think I finally have it figured out. My name is Morgan Howard and I am in my senior year at

Lung Cancer Survivor and Wife to Run Kiawah Half Marathon

Lung Cancer Survivor and Wife to Run Kiawah Half Marathon

Lung Cancer Survivor and Wife to Run Kiawah Half Marathon For the average person, running 13.1 miles can sound like a daunting task.  Now imagine running that distance while battling lung cancer!  That is just what lung cancer survivor Rob Youth and his wife Amanda plan to do on Saturday,