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LCI's 2020 Advocate Award Winners

LCI's 2020 Advocate Award Winners

Last week Lung Cancer Initiative (LCI) hosted its first-ever virtual Let's Create Hope: Annual Update & Award Celebration 2020 where it recognized lung cancer advocates across the state, shared lung cancer research updates, and took a look back at the lung cancer communities accomplishments in

Lung Cancer Initiative Names Kathryn Mileham, MD, FACP to Board of Directors

Lung Cancer Initiative Names Kathryn Mileham, MD, FACP to Board of Directors

Raleigh, NC, March 11, 2021 - The Lung Cancer Initiative (LCI) is pleased to welcome Kathryn Mileham, MD, FACP, Chief of the Section of Thoracic Oncology and Associate Professor at Atrium Health Levine Cancer Institute as a new member of LCI’s Board of Directors. “Dr. Mileham has already been

Wind River Lung Cancer Wellness Retreat

This past October, Lung Cancer Initiative funded Wind River Cancer Wellness Retreats & Program’s first-ever virtual Lung Cancer Survivor Retreat. The retreat invited lung cancer survivors to explore creative ways to feel more peaceful and rejuvenated by engaging in healing arts, mindfulness, and

Lung Cancer Initiative Awards Shetal Patel, MD, PhD the Career Development Award to Further Lung Cancer Immunotherapy Research

Raleigh, NC, February 9, 2021 - Lung Cancer Initiative (LCI) has awarded Shetal Patel, MD, PhD, University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, the Career Development Award to further her career investigating immunotherapy in lung cancer. The 175,000 two-year grant will fund

Hickory High School Students Host Trivia Night for Lung Cancer Research & Education

Hickory High School Students Host Trivia Night for Lung Cancer Research & Education

The Key Club at Hickory High School will be hosting “Devlin’s Trivia Night: A Fundraiser Benefitting Lung Cancer Research & Education” on Saturday, February 27 at 7:00 p.m. The fundraiser will be in memory of Helen Theresa Devlin, a former teacher at Hickory High School, who passed away from

Telehealth: Everything You Need to Know

COVID-19 has made many things harder, including attending doctor appointments. However, many places are conducting important appointments virtually, rather than physically, by using telemedicine. Telemedicine is the use of technology that enables remote healthcare (also known as telehealth).

Lung Cancer Initiative Awards Access Grant to Elon University to Prevent Falls in Lung Cancer Patients

Raleigh, NC, December 2, 2020 - Lung Cancer Initiative (LCI) has awarded an Access Grant to the Department of Physical Therapy Education at Elon University for their project that will be focused on fall prevention in lung cancer patients. The 9,984 grant will evaluate the risk of falling in

Lung Cancer Initiative and the Lung Cancer Awareness Month Coalition Partner to Raise Awareness During Lung Cancer Awareness Month this November

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Lung Cancer Initiative and the Lung Cancer Awareness Month Coalition Partner  to Raise Awareness During Lung Cancer Awareness Month this November Raleigh, NC, October 26, 2020 - Lung Cancer Initiative (LCI) is joining forces with the Lung Cancer Awareness Month

Lung Cancer Initiative Awards $25,000 Innovation Grant to Dr. Salma Azam to target KRAS Protein in Cancer Cells

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Lung Cancer Initiative Awards 25,000 Innovation Grant to Dr. Salma Azam to target KRAS Protein in Cancer Cells Raleigh, NC, October 13, 2020 – The Lung Cancer Initiative of North Carolina (LCI) has awarded The Vicky Amidon Innovation in Lung Cancer Research Award

Meet LCI's Outstanding Fellow Applicant: Shetal Patel

Meet LCI's Outstanding Fellow Applicant: Shetal Patel

Shetal Patel, MD, PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, is the 2020-2021 Lung Cancer Initiative (LCI) Outstanding Fellow Applicant. Dr. Patel was selected due to her outstanding work and proposed research project, “Combination Strategies Targeting Myeloid Cells in Squamous Lung