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Latest LUNGevity Foundation Stories

2013-07-30 12:29:32

LUNGevity Foundation awards sixgrants to outstanding researchers for significant lung cancer research projects; additional awards to be announced later this year WASHINGTON, July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- LUNGevity Foundation, which supports the largest grant awards program of any lung-cancer focused organization in the U.S., announced that it has awarded $900,000 in new lung cancer research funds to sixexceptional researchers through its Career Development and Targeted...

2013-05-31 12:23:16

Famed country artist Martina McBride will help salute and celebrate women cancer survivors WASHINGTON, May 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- LUNGevity Foundation, the nation's largest lung cancer-focused nonprofit, is proud to join together with The Women Survivors Alliance in an effort to empower, educate and connect women who have been touched by cancer and represent those who have been impacted by lung cancer. The Women Survivors Alliance (WSA) will host its inaugural event,...

2013-05-20 12:27:17

Join the fun and take a slice out of lung cancer at New York's SPiN Galactic! NEW YORK, May 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the second year, LUNGevity Foundation, the nation's largest lung cancer-focused nonprofit, will host a unique evening of ping pong to raise money for lung cancer at SPiN Galactic in New York City on June 5, 2013. The fun-filled event is being chaired by Shannon Broder, Don McDonough, Lizzie McDonough, John Rigos, Erin Stern, and Andrew Stern. Help stop...

2013-04-19 12:24:24

WASHINGTON, April 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- LUNGevity Foundation, the nation's largest lung cancer-focused nonprofit, will host the Breathe Deep DC Golf Classic, during Lung Cancer Hope Month, at the Army Navy Country Club on May 13, 2013. The honorary event chair is The Honorable Michael G. Oxley, a lung cancer survivor, and honorary event committee members include Representative Sanford D. Bishop, Jr, Speaker John A. Boehner, Senator Richard Burr, Representative James E. Clyburn,...

2013-04-02 12:32:21

Contributing Valuable Experience to Support LUNGevity's Strategic Growth WASHINGTON, April 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- LUNGevity Foundation, the nation's largest lung cancer-focused organization, is pleased to announce additions to its Board of Directors to guide and assist its continued growth and expansion. Peter Babej is Global Co-Head of the Financial Institutions Group at Citi. Previously, Peter served as Co-Head of Financial Institutions - Americas at Deutsche Bank and as a...

2013-03-11 16:26:08

Storm Team 4 Chief Meteorologist Doug Kammerer joins LUNGevity to spread awareness and information about lung cancer WASHINGTON, March 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the second year,LUNGevity Foundation, the nation's largest lung cancer-focused nonprofit, will participate in the NBC 4 Health and Fitness Expo March 16 - 17, 2013 from 9 am to 5 pm at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. LUNGevity Foundation will host the "Take a Lap with LUNGevity" walk...

2013-02-22 12:23:27

Betsy Thurston joins LUNGevity as Vice President of Development WASHINGTON, Feb. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- LUNGevity Foundation is pleased to announce that Betsy Thurston has joined the senior management team as Vice President of Development. In her role, Ms. Thurston will have overall responsibility for all fundraising and development activities including the development of key external alliances. Ms. Thurston will be a part of LUNGevity's senior management team that drives...

2013-01-29 12:28:24

Nation's largest lung cancer-focused nonprofit encourages lung cancer survivors to participate WASHINGTON, Jan. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- LUNGevity Foundation, the nation's largest lung cancer-focused nonprofit, is inviting lung cancer survivors from across the nation to register for the 2013 LUNGevity Hope Summit taking place May 3-5, 2013 in Arlington, VA. The two day conference, taking place during Lung Cancer Hope Month, is designed for lung cancer survivors of all ages and...

2013-01-29 12:28:18

Online resource provides for critical unmet need in growing survivor community WASHINGTON, Jan. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- LUNGevity Foundation, the nation's largest lung cancer-focused organization, announces the launch today of its Survivor Resource Center to fill a growing need in the lung cancer community. As investments in research lead to progress in early detection and lung cancer treatments, more people are living longer and better with lung cancer than ever before. The...

2013-01-23 12:26:41

Nation's largest lung cancer nonprofit recognizes critical role caregivers play in lung cancer survivors' lives WASHINGTON, Jan. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- LUNGevity Foundation is pleased to announce Charles Keene of Nashville, TN as the winner of its Annual Caregiver Contest, recognizing a special individual who has provided exceptional care to a lung cancer patient. Charlie was nominated for the award by his family for the care of his wife Becky, a lung cancer survivor who is...