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Stage 3 Mile Hike Raises Over $10,000 for LCI

On September 10, 2019, employees of the Nashville Districts of AstraZeneca Oncology hiked Grandfather Mountain to increase lung cancer awareness and raise donations for the Lung Cancer Initiative of North Carolina (LCI). In the first-ever “Stage 3 Mile Hike,” the employees of AstraZeneca

Palliative Care is a Complementary Rather than Competing Approach to Lung Cancer Treatment

By Carl Grey, MD Associate Professor and Director of Palliative Care at Wake Forest Baptist Health Palliative Care is a young field, recognized as an official discipline of medicine by the American Board of Medical Specialties in 2006. Many may not know that some of the most significant

Lung Cancer Initiative Awards Two Innovation in Lung Cancer Research Grants

Lung Cancer Initiative Awards Two Innovation in Lung Cancer Research Grants

Raleigh, NC, December 4, 2019 – The Lung Cancer Initiative of North Carolina (LCI) has awarded The Vicky Amidon Innovation in Lung Cancer Research Award to Kenneth Adler, PhD, North Carolina State College of Veterinary Medicine and Hongwei Du, PhD, University of North Carolina School of Medicine and

Lung Cancer Initiative Earns GuideStar’s Highest Seal of Transparency

Lung Cancer Initiative Earns GuideStar’s Highest Seal of Transparency

 Platinum Seal Allows Donors to Focus on Progress and Results   (Raleigh, North Carolina) Lung Cancer Initiative has earned a 2019 Platinum Seal of Transparency, the highest level of recognition offered by GuideStar, the world’s largest source of nonprofit information. By sharing metrics that

Lung Cancer Initiative Invites Advocates to Take the Initiative During Lung Cancer Awareness Month

(October 31, 2019) – Lung Cancer Initiative is once again joining forces with 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 during

The Lung Cancer Initiative of North Carolina Awards Access Grant to  Cone Health Cancer Center to Increase Access to Lung Cancer Screening

The Lung Cancer Initiative of North Carolina Awards Access Grant to Cone Health Cancer Center to Increase Access to Lung Cancer Screening

Greensboro, NC – The Lung Cancer Initiative of North Carolina (LCI) has awarded an Access Grant to Cone Health Cancer Center. The 10,000 access grant will support Cone Health’s efforts to increase access to lung cancer screenings in Guilford County for high-risk, uninsured individuals, between

Career Development Grant Awarded for Novel Research Focused on Inhibiting the Mechanisms of Lung Cancer Metastasis

Career Development Grant Awarded for Novel Research Focused on Inhibiting the Mechanisms of Lung Cancer Metastasis

Raleigh, NC, October 9, 2019 –Lung Cancer Initiative of North Carolina (LCI) has awarded Emily B. Harrison, Ph.D., post-doctoral trainee at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the 2019 Career Development Grant to further her career in lung cancer research. The 150,000 grant will help

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

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