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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,

Hope for Leading Cause of Cancer Related Deaths

Hope for Leading Cause of Cancer Related Deaths

Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ON NOVEMBER 15, 2016 Contact: Heather Hooper  Executive Director Lung Cancer Initiative of North Carolina (919) 784-0410 HHooper@LungCancerInitiativeNC.org   Hope for Leading Cause of Cancer Related Deaths November 15, 2016 (Raleigh, NC) – It can be

Anne Marie Byrd - Lung Cancer Survivor

Anne Marie Byrd - Lung Cancer Survivor

  On May 8, 2014 upon completion of four cycles of adjuvant chemotherapy with Cisplatin/Alimta I received the verdict:  I WAS IN REMISSION.  My original diagnosis was stage II adenocarcinoma of the lung.  It was my upper left lobe.  I had surgery to remove the tumor in December of 2013.  I had 10

Reflections of a Lung Cancer Patient and Survivor - Tomma Hargraves

Reflections of a Lung Cancer Patient and Survivor - Tomma Hargraves

“We received the results of your biopsy on that lymph node, Mrs. Hargraves.  Would you like to come into the office?”  Thus, with that phone call from my primary care physician, my journey with lung cancer began.  After a CT scan later that day, I was officially diagnosed with stage 3B, non-small

V Foundation's new lung cancer research focuses on African-American population

V Foundation's new lung cancer research focuses on African-American population

Click here to read original article from Triangle Business Journal by Jennifer Henderson. The Lung Cancer Initiative of North Carolina and The V Foundation for Cancer Research have partnered to fund new research focused on lung cancer among the African-American population in the state. The

Lung Cancer Initiative and The V Foundation Expand Partnership to Fund Lung Cancer Research

Lung Cancer Initiative and The V Foundation Expand Partnership to Fund Lung Cancer Research

Contact: Heather Hooper  919-784-0410 hhooper@LungCancerInitiativeNC.org  Margaret Pentrack 412-337-2997 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Lung Cancer Initiative and The V Foundation Expand Partnership  to Fund Lung Cancer Research  Grant Recipients Will Research Disparities Among

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