Throughout the month of November, the Lung Cancer Initiative (LCI) seeks to provide opportunities for lung cancer education in our community, to raise awareness and combat the stigma of lung cancer as part of the internationally recognized Lung Cancer Awareness Month 2021. We'd like to give a special thank you to G1 Therapeutics for sponsoring LCI for LCAM 2021!
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LCAM Online Survivor Luncheon (Wednesday, November 3 via Zoom): Celebrate LCAM by meeting with other lung cancer survivors at our Online Survivor Luncheons which are on the first Wednesdays of every month. Join us as we come together from across the state and beyond to connect and socialize. To learn more and register, click here.
Evening of Hope Gala (Saturday, November 6): This year's Evening of Hope gala is sure to be a showstopper as we "Put Hope Center Stage" at this 14th annual celebration of survivorship and awareness. Step into the limelight and walk down the red carpet to bid on your favorite silent and live auction items, enjoy a delicious dinner and drinks, sing along to live entertainment and dance the night away - all with the glitz and glamor that comes with being on Broadway. You can also bid for amazing auction items online from the comfort of your home as a silent auction bidder. To learn more and register, click here.
Lung Cancer Treatment & Biomarkers: Make it Personal (Tuesday, November 16 In-person and Online): What is a biomarker? How does a biomarker impact treatment? Can a biomarker change? Have all of these questions regarding biomarkers answered and more at our November community education program, "Lung Cancer Treatment & Biomarkers: Make it Personal." This event is a hybrid event where you can choose to attend in-person or online. To learn more and register, click here.
Global Virtual Cancer Conference (Thursday, November 11 - Saturday, November 13): We invite you to join us at the third Annual Global Virtual Cancer Conference (GVCC) brought to you by the team of survivors and caregivers at GRYT Health. This conference is a chance for you to get connected with others and learn through virtual sessions all while having fun! LCI will have a virtual booth, and registration is free, so invite your loved ones to join. To learn more and register, click here.
Join Us for an Open House (Tuesday, November 30): Round out a successful Lung Cancer Awareness Month with LCI and stop by our open house to see our new office space, pick-up a white ribbon pin, and write a letter of encouragement to a lung cancer survivor while you're there! To learn more and register, click here.
Share Your Story - of how lung cancer has affected you or a loved one on your social media to help bring awareness to this disease. We also encourage you to share your story with your local newspaper, TV, or radio station, and tag us in your post! To share your story, fill out this Google Form.
Get Your Home Tested for Radon - Rebuilding Together of the Triangle (RTT) has free radon testing available for 20 homes to support LCAM. If you are interested in having your home tested, please email Kelly Zargo at KZargo@RTTriangle.org. Test results will be provided to the owner. If radon levels are elevated to the level at which mitigation is encouraged, RTT will offer over-the-phone consultations to share options and help the owner develop a plan to mitigate the elevated radon levels.
Wear a White Ribbon & Order Other Accessories to Raise Awareness - Raise awareness of lung cancer this November by ordering a white ribbon and other LCAM swag and educational items! Click here to order your ribbons, pens, clinical trial rack cards, screening risks assessment tools, and more!
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Lung Cancer Awareness Month Social Media Toolikit
Raise awareness on social media by clicking on the button below and downloading our Lung Cancer Awareness Month Social Media Toolikit, which includes graphics for Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram!
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Thank You to Our Corporate Partner
LCI is a partner in the The Lung Cancer Awareness Month Coalition, a group of leading international research and advocacy organizations that partner each November in an effort to improve outcomes for lung cancer patients across the world. The Coalition seeks to educate patients and physicians about effective risk reduction and treatment options, while inspiring hope and achieving better results for patients in the process. Most of all, the Coalition strives to debunk the unfair assumptions and stigma associated with lung cancer by better educating the public on the disease and its causes.