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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

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,                        

Updates from 2018 World Lung Conference

The 19th World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC 2018) of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) was held September 23-26, 2018 in Toronto, Canada.  The 2018 Conference was the world’s largest international gathering of clinicians, researchers and scientists from more than

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

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

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