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LCI Announces Patient Emergency Fund

  We have reached the maximum amount of applications available for this grant Lung Cancer Initiative is committed to supporting the lung cancer community during this critical time when barriers to care and treatment are larger than ever. In an effort to support lung cancer patients who

LCI Resources to Use While at Home

Lung Cancer Initiative is dedicated to serving the needs of people with lung cancer and their loved ones, which is why we want to make sure that you have all of the appropriate resources and information that you need. Hear an update from Paige Humble, Lung Cancer Initiative Executive Director, by

Fireside Q&A with Dr. Jennifer Garst

Listen to lung cancer specialist and Lung Cancer Initiative Board Chair, Dr. Jennifer Garst, answer your questions regarding lung cancer as it relates to the current outbreak of COVID-19 in our first ever fireside chat! If you weren't able to get your questions in this time, don't worry, we plan

A Message from Lung Cancer Initiative Regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Lung Cancer Initiative appreciates the severity of the novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, and the new coronavirus epidemic (COVID-19). As we are dedicated to serving the needs of people with lung cancer and their loved ones, we are closely monitoring the latest developments related to the outbreak and

Lung Cancer Initiative Attends First National Summit on Lung Cancer Stigma

  Lung Cancer Initiative was pleased to be a part of the First National Summit on Lung Cancer Stigma held on February 26 and 27 in Atlanta. Convened by National Lung Cancer Roundtable (NLCRT), the goal of the summit was to organize and build momentum for a sustained effort to end lung

2020 Advocate Award Winner: Caregiver of the Year - Jeffrey Blum

2020 Advocate Award Winner: Caregiver of the Year - Jeffrey Blum

Jeffrey Blum, MD, showed what it meant to be a dedicated caregiver through the care of his late wife, Linda.    Four years ago he retired immediately after Linda’s diagnosis, he provided meticulous care through every appointment, medication, and researching every treatment option.  

2020 Advocate Award Winner: Healthcare Provider of the Year - Pamela Boswell

Pamela Boswell, RN, is a Nurse Navigator at Hayworth Cancer Center in High Point, NC and a long-time supporter of the Lung Cancer Initiative. Her dedication to lung cancer survivors through her work is astounding.    From navigating disability paperwork to monitoring high-risk patients to

2020 Advocate Award Winner: Committee Member of the Year - Jennifer Ersek

2020 Advocate Award Winner: Committee Member of the Year - Jennifer Ersek

  Jennifer Ersek, PhD, has shown commitment and leadership to the lung cancer community since she became a Lung Cancer Initiative research fellow in 2016. From there, Jen’s involvement in LCI flourished from serving on the access grant committee, to being an integral part of LCI’s strategic

2020 Advocate Award Winner: Survivor of the Year - Jon Gorman

2020 Advocate Award Winner: Survivor of the Year - Jon Gorman

Jon Gorman became involved with Lung Cancer Initiative within months of his initial diagnosis. Ever since then, Jon has dedicated his time to sharing his story with others. Whether it's meeting survivors or those newly diagnosed with lung cancer for lunch around town, sharing his story

2020 Advocate Award Winner: Volunteer of the Year - Elatt Spiller

2020 Advocate Award Winner: Volunteer of the Year - Elatt Spiller

2019 Volunteer of the Year - Elatt Spiller Elatt Spiller has been volunteering with Lung Cancer Initiative from the organization's very first 5K race. Her unending support as a volunteer has made a significant impact and demonstrated her dedication to the fight against lung cancer. From

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