Latest Lung Cancer Research Foundation Stories

2014-08-05 12:31:30

9th Annual Race Supports Lung Cancer Research SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Strides for Life 9 will return to Southampton, NY at 8:45 a.m. on Sunday, August 10, 2014. The 3-mile fun run/walk around scenic Lake Agawam was the first ever of its kind to support lung cancer research and is a signature event of the Lung Cancer Research Foundation (LCRF, www.lungfund.org). LCRF funds critical lung cancer research grants at leading cancer research institutions...

2014-02-27 16:27:45

LCRF Grant Application Deadline June 16, 2014. NEW YORK, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Lung Cancer Research Foundation announced that it is accepting submissions of grant requests for medical/scientific research projects covering all aspects of lung cancer research. Submissions from investigators at all levels are encouraged including post-doctoral students to world leaders in the field. The maximum grant amount is $50,000 and the deadline for submission is June 16....

2011-08-17 07:30:00

6th Annual 3-Mile Fun Run/Walk Raises over $420,000 for Lung Cancer Research NEW YORK, Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Sunday, August 14, the Lung Cancer Research Foundation (LCRF) hosted the 6th Annual Strides for Life 3-mile run/walk in Southampton. The purpose of this walk was to raise funds for critical lung cancer research. Over 700 people participated in the race, and all funds raised will go directly to important lung cancer research. (Logo:...

2011-07-20 07:30:00

Vital Fundraising Initiative Fuels Research for Leading Cause of Cancer Deaths NEW YORK, July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On August 14, more than 1,100 New Yorkers will put on their running shoes to fight a disease and honor the memories of the 1.3 million people each year who succumb to lung cancer. Representing 29% of cancer deaths in the United States, lung cancer kills more people than breast cancer, colon cancer, and prostate cancer combined.(1) The 6th Annual Strides for...

2010-10-19 11:29:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The largest donation in the Lung Cancer Research Foundation's (LCRF, www.lungfund.org) history was announced in New York today by LCRF founder Laurie C. Carson. In announcing the 2.1 million dollar donation, Ms. Carson said, "The impact that this gift has on the Foundation at this critical point in our growth is enormous. It is a transformational gift and it enables us to expand our grant program in a very meaningful and measurable way." Lung cancer is the...

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  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
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